Doctor who is passionate about acupuncture

Doctor who is passionate about acupuncture

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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress, anxiety, emotion, depression relief, fertility and miscarriage
Based at Kensington and Chelsea at Central London. Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

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Maggie Ju (2014) Current opinion in acupuncture on stroke rehabilitation

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 2 September 2014 P9

Maggie Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21

Maggie Ju (2020) The Potentiality of COVID-19 Treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine in the UK

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 27 Issue 2 November 2020 P9

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The gluteus maximus and low back pain, acupuncture can help

The gluteus maximus is located at the buttocks and is regarded as one of the strongest muscles in the body. It is one of the three muscles connecting the spine to the thigh and attached to the coccyx, or tailbone, as well as the surrounding pelvic bones and ended at thigh bone around the hip joint and connect to IT band. Its main function is extending the hip and maintaining the trunk in the erect posture. There are three trigger points that can be found in gluteus maximus which contributes to the muscle pain: medial trigger point is along the edge of the sacrum, the tailbone trigger point is around the tailbone region and the lower trigger point is below the hip joint. The presence of trigger points is a common cause of low back pain. Acupuncture can help release trigger points at the muscle, reduces muscle spasm and reduce back pain.

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