Using Acupuncture to Boost Fertility

Dealing with infertility can be frustrating, financially draining, and in some cases, can lead to feelings of hopelessness. The problem of infertility is far from rare, however; according to an often-cited research study, fully 10-15% of couples in the US have difficulty conceiving. Fortunately, medical breakthroughs including new medications, and high technology treatments such as [...]

Radiological Emergency? Take Potassium Iodide (KI)

As you know, last Thursday Japan was hit by a massive earthquake and devastating tsunami, which killed many thousands and caused overwhelming property damage — including damage to some of Japan’s nuclear power plants. Three Japanese nuclear reactors have exploded, releasing some radioactive particles into the atmosphere. The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...]

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment? Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) is an exciting new treatment that both activates tissue regeneration and accelerates tissue repair following an injury or surgery. PRP is a multi-step process that is completed in one doctor’s visit. It involves 1) drawing a patient’s blood, 2) placing it in a [...]

Injections to Kick-Start Tissue Repair

By Jane E. Brody New York Times, Personal Health, August 7, 2007 The human body is held together by a network of connective tissues that are highly vulnerable to injury — through exercise, accidents and even the normal lifting, pulling and pushing of daily life. Few of us, for example, get through life without spraining [...]