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Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis

By |June 27th, 2018|acupuncture, Back Pain, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Pain|

By Dr. David Martin, Acupuncture Physician, D.O.M.

 

The Opioid Crisis is making headlines these days.  National leaders are beginning to pay attention to this ongoing and expanding situation of overuse of opioids, a class of substances  which include heroin as well as prescription pain killers such as Oxycodone, codeine, morphine, or Fentanyl.  Essentially the opioids interact with nerve and brain function. These medications are very strong and have a powerful effect on the entire body, brain and mind.

 

Since the 1990’s, when the amount of opioids prescribed to patients began to grow, the number of overdoses and deaths from prescription opioids […]

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WHO IS THE LARGEST NATURAL HEALING CENTER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA?

By |June 29th, 2016|Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Diabetes, Fertility & Family, Food as Medicine, Pain|

Providers in a Row

 

That’s a big question…and it may be us!  As of today, June 30th, nearing our 10th year in Florida, now with 12 Practitioners (6 shown here) and about 20 modalities to offer, Lotus Blossom Clinic is a power-packed Natural Healing Clinic.  Let’s start at the beginning and then learn about the petals that have grown on this flower.

 

THE CLINIC’S FOUNDING FATHER

 

Dr. David Martin (pictured in the center of the team) is still “The Rock” at the clinic.  He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, aka […]

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