Unfortunately, there are more than 3 million people suffering TMJ disorder each year in United States.
Fortunately, acupuncture can help people with this issue, and effect is very good.
What is symptoms of TMJ disorder?
Main symptoms are:
1. snapping of the joint which bothers you a lot
2. pain around the joint
3. locking of the joint which cause difficulty open or close joint
How often is acupuncture needed?
It varies with conditions patients have. For most of cases, twice a week for 1-3 weeks. For people with other issues may take longer. Symptoms would be improved obviously even single session of acupuncture treatment.
A patient asked me: “Dr. Xu, can acupuncture me rich?”
“Yes.” I answered.
“How?” Patient asked again.
“Acupuncture can make you healthy and happy, that is the most important for rich.” I said.
The patient smiled and said “I am rich!”
Many people in the world who are very rich in money are not happy, they are sad, depressed, anxious, even killed themselves. They are very poor!
Acupuncture can not only treat physical issues, but also emotional, and mental problems. So acupuncture may people rich!
Do you want to be rich? Come to try acupuncture!
Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help patients with COVID with symptoms, promote recovery. When is the right time to schedule patients with COVID? This article will tell how to decide the timing for scheduling patients with COVID.
The key for this question is when they are not contagious.
A research from National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and Physician Branch of Infectious Disease of Singapore shows that Coronavirus patients are not infectious after eleven days of illness.
Published by WHO on May 27,2020 as part of a more comprehensive clinical care guidance, standard for patients to be released from isolation (i.e. stop transmission-based preventive measures) without retesting,
patients with symptoms: 10 days plus at least 3 day without symptoms;
patients without symptoms: 10 days after testing positive for SARS-CoV-2.
So it is easy for acupuncture physicians to judge when they can see patients with COVID in clinics.
Dr. Fangming Xu had been educated in both traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine for 11 years for Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate in Chine. He did postdoctoral program in Neurology. He has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbs over 30 years. He is loved by his patients.