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2405 South Shepherd Dr. Houston, TX 77019
713-529-8332

 

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2431 West Holcombe, Houston TX 77030
713-666-5667
 

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West Holcombe Clinic is located at the corner of Kirby Drive and next to the Flower Corner .***not cross the street or next to the Whole Food Market.

 

 

 

 
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Acupuncture in Houston, TX - Houston Acupuncture & Herb Clinic

We are one of the best, biggest, and oldest acupuncture clinics in Houston, TX.

2405 South Shepherd, Houston, TX 77019.     TEL: 713-529-8332.

2431 West Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030.     TEL: 713-666-5667. 
West Holcombe Clinic is located at the corner of
Kirby Drive and next to the Flower Corner.

Natural Therapy for Pain -

arthritis, back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, pinched nerve.

acupuncture pain, back pain, low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, arthritis, migraine, headache


Testimonial
Rebecca    Acupuncture releases my back pain immediately!

I've been coming to the clinic for several months now and I really sense a difference in my lower back.  Acupuncturist, Jannie Chiang, pinpointed where was hurting and this have been a great help.  I have dealing with the back issues for a long while and acupuncture has been very helpful. I will definitely come back.
I really trust Jannie Chiang's abilities and professionals to help me and the clinic's environment relaxes me deeply. I have received a big difference in my back.  Thank you so much.

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Pain

Acupuncture in the Treatment of Pain-

arthritis, back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, pinched nerve, etc.


At the Houston Acupuncture and Herb clinic

we believe that, before visiting us, you deserve to have your questions answered honestly and in as much detail as possible regarding the role that Traditional Chinese Medicine (of which acupuncture is one component) plays in the treatment of painful physical conditions. 

 

The benefits of acupuncture treatment for chronic and acute pain are:

  • A natural, safe and effective alternative
  • Improve circulation for long lasting results and prevention
  • Fast relief for inflammation, muscle strain, and pain
  • No side effects and addictions
  • Reduce stress and enhance immune system

Generally speaking the following pain could be effectively treated by acupuncture:

  • Back pain, arthritis, low back pain, pinched nerve, sciatica
  • Degenerative discs, neck pain, shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, whiplash
  • Arthritis, joint pain, finger pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia, tendonitis, tennis elbow
  • TMJ, carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Migraine, headache, sinus headache
  • Ovarian cysts, endometriosis, menstrual cramp
  • Sports injuries, post surgery pain
  • Bone spurs, muscle spasm, muscle pain
  • Neuropathy,

With more than twenty-nine years of practice in Acupuncture and Chinese herb medicine, our acupuncturists have dedicated their lives to understanding and promoting health care and healing with their main focus always being centered on the well being of our patients.

       Acupuncture for Pain Management

 

While the following article is relevant to pain in general, for a more in depth discussion of acupuncture or a specific pain complex, you may refer to our menu.

The main thing to keep in mind when considering acupuncture for pain is that acupuncture works with the body, thus promoting the body's ability to heal itself. In other words, the healing comes from within, not from without, whereby the process is relatively simple.   

 

According to Chinese Medicine, there exists in everything that lives a vital energy which flows along specific pathways called meridians.  These pathways are not random, however; each pathway is associated with one internal organ or physiological complex.  In view of this, it should not be surprising then, that Chinese Medicine views 'disease' - and, as a result, pain itself - somewhat differently than does Western Medicine.  In Chinese Medicine, disease arises from an imbalance (deficiency or excess) of energy flowing through the meridians, which affects a specific internal organ or physiological complex. 

 

It is the role of acupuncture needling of selected points along the meridians to restore balance to the organ or complex and, effectively, to the entire body.  While Western Medicine has attempted to explain acupuncture as simply a method to release pain-relieving endorphins into the body, the fact remains that acupuncture treats the underlying cause of the pain.  In other words, it is not the same as merely delivering an analgesic to decrease the pain, making the patient feel better temporarily, but neglecting to address the source of the pain itself. (And, incidentally, the idea of meridians and vital energy are not so far-fetched as one might think.  Western Medicine readily acknowledges the existence of electrical and/or electro-magnetic currents flowing throughout the human body!)

 

Nonetheless, despite the fact that we may not have a patent explanation which satisfies Western Medicine, there has been abundant validation, both anecdotal and scientific, for the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of pain as well of various other disorders (most of which naturally include severe episodes of pain, either intrinsically or as a side effect). 

 

As far back as 1997, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) declared that "the data in support of acupuncture are as strong as those for many accepted Western medical therapies".  And subsequently, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized Chinese Traditional Medicine's ability to treat more than 40 common disorders in the following areas:

 

         Circulatory disorders

         Addictions

         Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat disorders

         Bone, Muscle, Joint and Nervous system disorders

         Gynecological disorders

         Urogenital disorders

         Gastrointestinal disorders

         Infertility

         Stress

         Headache

         Emotional and

         Psychological disorders, as well as for

         Chronic and Painful Debilitating disorders.

 

The anecdotal validation for acupuncture in the treatment of pain, on the other hand, can be readily assumed based on the following facts:

         

Over 40 states and the District of Columbia have legislated the practice of acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine; according to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), in 1993 there were 9 to 12 million patient visits each year for acupuncture; acupuncture is used in over 20 states in more than 800 drug dependency programs.

 

In conclusion, again concentrating for the moment solely on pain in general, there are several important advantages for using acupuncture for pain management. 

 

First of all, there are absolutely no side effects in acupuncture, no fainting, no dizziness, no collateral damage to organ systems, etc.

 

Second, there is no risk of addiction as can often be the case with prescription or even OTC drugs, which can result in an additional problem that the patient really doesn't need.

Third, compared to the cost of prescription drugs and doctor office visits, acupuncture is a veritable bargain.

 

And last, but certainly not least, your acupuncturist follows you progression actively.  It is not a case of being prescribed 200 mg of a medication to take twice daily, meaning that you are taking 400 mg when your condition is at its worst as well as when it is almost completely resolved, which really doesn't make much sense. 

 

A good acupuncturist, however, will adjust your treatment according to your progress and to any new developments, reflected in adding or deleting acupuncture points from treatment to treatment.

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Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
After hours by appointment only.
Location 1 Location 2
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2431 West Holcombe
Houston, TX 77030
713-666-5667

 
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Click here for the location map

 

2405 South Shepherd
Houston, TX 77019
713-529-8332

 
acupuncture houston tx - Houston Acupuncture and Herb Clinic, shepherd clinic
Click here for the location map

 

Houston Acupuncture and Herb Clinic Houston Acupuncture and Herb Clinic
 
Location 1 :

2431 West Holcombe @Kirby (between Kirby and Fannin St./ Medical Center), Houston, TX 77030.         Tel: 713-666-5667 
This clinic is at the corner of Kirby Drive and next to the Flower Corner.   Click here for the location map

Location 2 :

2405 South Shepherd @ Westheimer (between Westheimer and Fairview), Houston, TX 77019.                            Tel: 713-529-8332                                   Click here for the location map

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