Cupping Therapy: The Science Behind Its Brilliance

Written By Dr Luke McPherson (CM) I have to provide a warning before you read on; to explain how cupping works, I have to delve into the body’s biochemistry. Some of the terminology can be a little dry, but in order to truly appreciate how amazing this medicine is, I have to use this terminology. […]

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Massage or acupuncture for stiff shoulders – an interesting clinical case

An interesting case occurred this week in clinic that warrants writing about as it demonstrates how useful acupuncture is for treating tight muscles. A patient came in seeking treatment for terribly tight shoulders with strong pain. She hadn’t sustained any particular injury, and she had been using deep tissue massage (not at WSW) as the primary treatment for the past year. The […]

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