Back Pain

Do the Chinese get Back Pain?

I have studied and lived in China, and I can assure you that the Chinese do indeed suffer from back pain, just like Americans. Perhaps even more so, since their way of life often involves more physical exertion than we are used to. They have, however, evolved a very effective method for treating back ache, …

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Sciatica and Acupuncture

Sciatica and Acupuncture What is sciatica? The term sciatica describes pain radiating to the hip, leg and/or foot, generally due to pressure on the sciatic nerve, which causes it to be irritated and inflamed. The low back may or may not hurt, and sometimes instead of or in addition to pain, there is numbness and …

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