Entries by Aimee Brown, LAc

Back Pain

Based on 2018 statistics, 31% of men and 20% of women in America suffered with back pain so debilitating it affected their ability to work.  Eighty percent of Americans and people worldwide will experience back problems at some point in their lives. A minimum of $50 billion annually is spent on treating back pain in […]

How to Promote Winter Health With Traditional Chinese Medicine

Here we are right in the thick of cold and flu season, the perfect time to check out the linked article from Organic Authority, a subscription-only website, on building immunity using traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).   You will also find simple tips that will help to mitigate and resolve symptoms that show up when you’re […]

Local Hospital Using Acupuncture

West Allis Hospital has added acupuncture services to their ER! This is exciting news for our area, as many hospitals in other parts of the country have been using acupuncture for quite some time.  This is yet more proof that the benefits of acupuncture can be limitless, regardless of the situation. Some VA hospitals are […]

Mummy’s Healthcare

It’s said acupuncture is an ancient art.  Have you ever wondered about how far back the evidence of acupuncture goes?  I’ve recently read about proof of acupuncture care more than several thousand years ago!   I’ve reproduced an article from Cool Science News, by Shayla Love, I think you’ll find amazing. The article does not say […]

Acupuncture Antidote for Allergies

It’s that time of year again where allergy sufferers have to start thinking about how to combat their seasonal symptoms. For thousands of years, acupuncture has proven effective for the treatment of allergy and sinus symptoms; whether seasonal, food or environmental.  You will find two links below: (1) A National Institute of Health link that […]

Acupuncture-Frequently Asked Questions

In my practice, I find that many people are curious about acupuncture, but are hesitant to give it a try.  Many say they are “afraid of needles” or “worried that it will be painful” – or there are those who have no clue about the health benefits of acupuncture.  To address these queries and worries, […]

Acupuncture & The Immune System

It seems as though many people have been taken down by this year’s cold and flu, sometimes more than once!  Did you know Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help one recover and even prevent contracting these illnesses to begin with?   Acupuncture and Herbs are helpful because of how they boost the energetic balance in the […]

USA Declares Opioid Crisis

With the recent declaration of the United States having an opioid epidemic, physicians are being urged to start recommending alternative therapies such as chiropractic, massage and acupuncture for the treatment of pain. These therapies are proving as effective as opioid use with none of the side effects. This week, in the Baltimore Sun, a report […]

Acupuncture and Pain Management

The Food and Drug Administration has finally recommended that traditional medical providers consider acupuncture and chiropractic care as therapies to help their patients avoid prescription opioids.  This is not new to us here at Ommani, but the news is very welcome.  Read the attached link and see what the FDA has to say.  Do you […]

Acupuncture Treats Headaches and Migraines

The article below appeared in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2009, Issue 1, which is a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that evaluates research in all aspects of health care. Systematic reviews draw evidence-based conclusions about medical practice after considering both the content and quality of existing trials on a topic. […]