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

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Acupuncture is a valuable treatment for chronic pain from the head to toes (No 9 thigh pain)

Aching and burning pain can happen at upper thigh. It may also be accompanied by other symptoms including itching, tingling, numbness and walking makes the pain worse. This can be caused by greater trochanteric pain syndrome. It is caused by injury, pressure, or repetitive movements, and it’s common in runners and in women. The symptoms include lying on the affected side makes the pain worse; the pain is worsening over time; walking or running makes the pain worse; hip muscle weakness can occur. Meralgia paresthetica is caused by pressure on the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. The symptoms include tingling, numbness, and a burning pain in the outer part of the thigh. It typically occurs on one side of the body and is caused by compression of the nerve. Muscle strains can happen in any part of the body, they’re common in the hamstring and hip flexor muscles and may cause thigh pain. Symptoms may include: sudden onset of pain, soreness, limited range of movement, bruising and swelling and muscle spasm. IT band syndrome is common among runners. Iliotibial band (IT band) runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the skin. If IT band becomes tight and inflamed, it can cause pain in the thigh and around the knee.

Acupuncture is a valuable treatment for thigh pain.

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