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Alameda Acupuncture - Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac DAOM and Jenny Nieters, L.Ac.
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Low back pain, what are you waiting for?
One in four (58.8 million) adults suffer from chronic low back pain. Before considering addictive pain medications or costly and invasive surgeries, consider an evaluation to see if your condition could be helped with orthopedic acupuncture.    Common pain ...

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Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship
This weekend in the San Francisco Bay area, I had the incredible
opportunity to assist my mentor during the first weekend of his
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship program. Acupuncturists came
from as far as Toronto and as close as San Francisco...

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Don't resign yourself to chronic nagging hip pain
If you can't sleep on your side due to hip pain, it could be due to trochanteric bursitis .   I treated three cases in the clinic this week.  In each case, the patients came in with MRI reports and diagnosis of of a combination of arthritis, bone degenerati...

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Have trouble remembering the Dirty Dozen? Know what produce to always buy organic with our handy guide with the latest info from +Environmental Working Group (EWG)! #dirtydozen   #cleanfifteen  
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Never tell a runner not to run!
"You can't tell a runner not to run,"  according to my mentor, Whitfield Reaves .  This week in the clinic a female runner presented with chronic achilles pain on both ankles.  Both sides were very tender on palpation.  The tissue of the tendons were inflam...

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Acupuncture Alternative for de Quervains
I developed de Quervain's after my son was born, it is actually quite common with new mothers.  It can also show up with gamers, guitar players, texting and other repetitive hand motions.  Patients often report that the pain is agonizing. Not only is the pa...

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Enhance Athletic Performance with Acupuncture
Here is a great article by my mentor, Whitfield Reaves, about acupuncture treatments to enhance athletic performance for lower extremity athletes (ie. runners)  and upper extremity athletes (ie. baseball pitchers, swimmers etc.) Acupuncture and the Athlete ...

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Swiss chard salad - low in caloriesand excellent choice to keep your slender figure 
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***Swiss chard is one of the most antioxidant-rich foods on the planet  It contains beta-carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, quercetin, kaempferol, and many other disease fighting antioxidants. 
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