Allergy- Asthma-Build immunity with Acupuncture to desensitize the allergens………..
A normal human body has an ability to tackle the allergic reactions in the body. A person having air borne or food borne allergies means that t body is hyper sensitized to certain particles and reacts adversely to show some symptoms. Constriction of air passage is one of the reaction that leads to breathlessness, commonly called Bronchial asthma. We live in an environment having infinite particles. Certainly avoiding or testing so many is not possible. Modern sciences help to stop hyper sensitivity to the allergens. Acupuncture helps to check the altered immunity standards that brings up the hyper sensitivity. Thus recovering with Acupuncture is without any drugs, it is in fact a natural change in the bodily process that normalizes it.
OA knee- Arthritis in knee due to Rheumatism/Age/Sports... etc. treated with Acupuncture Alone……..
A Diamond merchant had severe pain in the knee. X-ray picture suggests osteoarthritis of knee. This 79year old individual had pain since a year until last 6 mths he used to walk 2-3 kms. He was advised replacement surgery. Since he could manage his work with bearable pain he was reluctant to surgery. He came to our hospital and wanted to save the natural knee. Acupuncture therapy helps to reduce inflammation very soon thereby reducing the pain naturally and instantly, secondly to study the case according to 5 elements suggests the reason for reduction in the synovial fluid. Correction of this imbalance helps to improvre lubrication in the joints. Reduction in the friction in the Joints itself suggests increase in the synovial fluid. The tissue proliferation action of Acupuncture also helps the well being of the cartilages. This patient could avoid replacement at the age of 79. He could do 3 km morning walk, sit in lotus position. Psoriatic arthritis-Pain in the knee- 52year female had severe pain in the knees with Psoriasis. Acupuncture investigations revealed the cause of illness. The pain was always easily recovered but the cause has to be treated to gain a complete recovery. Her psoriasis was treated successfully. Thus the skin and orthopedic conditions were treated together. A chartered accountant had similar complaints. Pain in the knees was relieved soon, he could sit in lotus position after a short treatment. This patient was Muslim by religion could also sit in namaz position after further more treatments.
OA Knee- Want to avoid surgical intervention – Think Acupuncture………..
This gentlemen had severe OA knee- Knee pain - He would not walk without stick was adviced knee replacement. Acupuncture treatment made him walk without support without pain. Already given discharge and leading normal life. Knee replacement has become a common operation and the rsults are not promising-expensive for the common man. Message should be passes to the common man and business class to maintain own knee, without spending more. Some people do come for treatment of knee pain even after surgery in such cases we cannot give a good releief, since we cannot treat the steel! A Grain merchant had severe pain in the knees. The joint space in the knee was reduced due to brushed out cartilages. Acupuncture treatment helped to reduce pain and brushing of bony surfaces in the knee. After 3-4 courses this patient could walk for 2kms daily and use stairs without any pain. Intra-articular ozone was given once a month for 4 times which further helped the cartilage to improve and improve the joint space as well.
AVN Hip- overuse of steroids, chronic smokers-Alcoholic may get this condition………..
young engineer was diagnosed with Avascular necrosis of left head of femur. He was suggested to pull on with the symptoms with pain killers by orthopaedicians as replacement surgery was not advisable in younger age. The unbearable pain made him come to our clinic. Patient had excellent improvement in just 10 days. Pain symptoms vanished completely. In such cases improvement depends on grade of AVN, this patient was in grade I. We have also treated patients with grade III AVN with satisfactory pain relief with only Acupuncture and no drugs. Generally the changes in AVN are irreversible,acupuncture helps to halt the ongoing process of AVN surprisingly some in Grade I have noted reversible changes.
CP child-delayed development in child has to be treated with Acupuncture……….
Fruit merchants kid could not walk. His legs were crossed. All the milestones were delayed. Birth asphyxia is the major cause of cerebral palsy in children other cause is premature baby. All the causes lead to ill development of the child leading to ill developed physical activity and mental status of the kid. Many MRI pictures present with microcephaly – small brain. Acupuncture is the best known treatment for the development of brain. This child was given 15-20 days treatment every month. This child could attain a normal school after the treatment. Further treatments helped him to drive bicycle of his own. The recovery attained was brilliant which helped this child to live and behave as a normal child and the hopeless parents becoming hopeful about their child and his future.
CP child- Did not cry well after birth can lead to weak development of the brain……..
A boy was admitted in a school for the mentally disabled. He was a diagnosed case of CP. He was physically normal with a low intelligent quotient. MRI suggests microcephly. This kid was teachable and was not low in IQ as compared to other kids of CP. He used to learn too behave abnormally and drool saliva watching others. We consulted the kid and found him subnormal. Parents were landed in great difficulty. We advised them to teach him at home appoint a special teacher and let him play in normal children under strict vigilance. Acupuncture was started to improve his cognitive ability, learning ablity, grasping capacity thereby improving his IQ. Boy responded well started behaving normally, stopped laughing and staring abnormally, learnt community living. Finally he could be admitted in a normal school but in lower grade as compared to the children of his age.
CP Child- History of Fever with Convulsions can lead to weak brain………..
Delayed development in child- A professors had spastic cerebral palsy. The boy had delayed milestones and has developed contractures in lower extremities This 5year old lad started holding neck in the 1st course, further treatments made him walk with support, sit well, follow commands, present emotions. Thus Acupuncture helped in the mental and physical development of the child. Delayed development in child- The boy had delayed milestones and has developed contractures in lower extremities This 5year old lad started holding neck in the 1st course , further treatments made him walk with support , sit well, follow commands, present emotions.
Optic Atrophy- Acupuncture is surely a ray of hope……..
An owner of a renowned automotive company had partial loss of vision . He was diagnosed by the ophthalmologist with Toxoplasmosis. His perimetry was done on the first day to check out the blind areas of vision. Acupuncture along with LASER stimulation was given . Helium Neon LASER stimulation is given over the extra points around the eyeball where needling is not permissible. Perimetry was performed after 20 days of treatment to find a remarkable change which suggests increased field of vision. Further 20 days sessions of treatment found to reduce the size of black spots. The renowned businessmen could now read the newspaper quite normally and was happy to witness a impossibility into happening. AMBLYOPIA-CONGENITAL MYOPIA- A Delhi based family shifted there home to Aurangabad for the sake of treatment of there daughter suffering from Amblyopia. A constantly increased myopic status(-14) did not allow her to visualize things properly. The vision in such cases deteriorates and the child becomes blind. Ongoing treatments with Acupuncture saw reduction of myopic status. Improvement continued every course. She was ultimately left with -4 to -5 myopia which was easily manageable with spectacles. This child was saved from being blind.
Frozen Shoulder- Treatment is quiet simple with Acupuncture…………
A restaurant owner had pain in neck and shoulder.The movements in the shoulder were restricted. The gentlemen was recovered from pain soon to resume his duties further treatment was focused to treat the cause so as to maintain the results for long period or permanently. Frozen shoulder +CSOM lt ear + PID- Wife of Superintendent Engineer of electricity had pain in rt shoulder with restricted movements, Pain in back and ongoing discharge in the LT ear. Discharge through ears stopped early to save the ear and its much needed operation. Pain in back and shoulder responded well .80% of pain was recovered in just 12-15 days further more treatments were enough to take care of the residual pain.
Multiple Sclerosis- Acupuncture has a healing promise to Autoimmunity……….
Autoimmunity is a largely unknown subject and such cases are always left at the mercy of steroids and immunity modulating drugs. Long term use is suggested which generally cannot be done due to adverse effects of the drugs. Autoimmunity is a self destruction process where the persons own blood cells are involved in destruction of own tissue. In the case Multiple sclerosis the covering of the nerves are attacked by immune system of body . This leads to conduction velocity losses in the nerves. Symptom wise it is commonly seen as paralysis of the leg, incontinence of urine etc. Such cases are routinely managed with steroids. Long term use of drugs cannot cure the disease . It can just take care of symptoms. Acupuncture is a drugless remedy to control the altered autoimmunity. Multiple sclerosis is diagnosed according to the 5 elements. The cause and treatment of MS can be different for different patients. Correct diagnosis is important and is the only key to success.
LBP- Acupuncture is known to treat Low Back Pain/Lumbar Spondylosis……….
32 years lady had cord compression at L4-L5 level. She had lt foot drop- loss of power in lt ankle joint- with little pain in back. She had severe pain in past which was recovered with rest and restricted work pattern. She approached our clinic after 1year. 10 days of treatment in a month for 4 months was given. This case needs a special mention as her foot drop was completely recovered to the extent that she could even walk on her toes and heel. The patients having disc lesion with partial foot drop are the commonest coming to our clinic these generally witness recovery quick and complete. The neurological deficits associated with any disorder should not go too old as the percentage of recovery reduces as the time moves.
Paralysis- Stroke cases,Acupuncture is a Pioneer treatment ………
Stroke is the commonest of all neurological disorders. Thrombosis, Hemorrhage, embolism are the main causative factors of stroke. The recovery in embolism & thrombosis cases are remarkable than the cases of hemorrhage. An acupuncturist trained in our institute suffered with stroke. MRI revealed haematoma in rt thalamic basal ganglia. He was in coma for 3 days treated in ICU. When the consciousness was achieved he was shifted to our hospital. Acupuncture treatment is quickly effective within a week after stroke as the natural recovery process also helps for the revival of the patient. Within a month after commencing Acupuncture treatment he could walk well, use his lt hand. Fine movements remain the most difficult part to regain for which treatment alongwith practice sessions are must. He is almost completely recovered with minor deficits that do not bother him in his daily living. Thrombosis is the commonest cause of stroke. 75 year old politician came with the complaint of weakness in lt upper and lower extremity. The patient had stroke before 5 years . He could not walk and had to be carried with the support of 2 persons. In our practice we have witnessed improvements in all the cases of strokes, whatever may be the time lag after onset of the course. Only change is that the length of treatment is more and the percentage of recovery is little less as compared to the cases being treated early.This patient could walk independently and could use his lt hand in his routine activities. Use of Acupuncture in morbid individuals is must to make them independent and remain connected to the society.
Myopathy- High CPK levels? Go for Acupuncture………..
Dystrophy, Late onset myopathy, Duchenne in Children. High CPK levels is diagnostic in such cases. Some of the patients undergo muscle Biopsy too. Progressive Weakness in lower extremities is seen in such patients. There is no significant clinical history. Some of them have a hereditary background. Medicines are helpless . Physiotherapy is advised to maintain power in muscles but goes invain. Treatment of the cause is necessary. Acupuncture diagnostics are done to find the cause. Treatment is done for 3 months to see the effect. Since such conditions are rare each case has to go through treatment and try. We have certainly seen fortunate few.
Aphasia- Post stroke Aphasia has been treated with Acupuncture……..
Old gentlemen age 75 years had difficulty in speech. This gentlemen had an episode of stroke in the past-almost 2years back- leading to aphasia- inability to speak. Scalp Acupuncture along with a specialized needling technique – approaching and to prick the tongue from external points was done. Within 10 days of treatment the flabby muscles of the tongue started responding. This gentlemen was asked by the incharge consultant ‘ how are you now” and he gladly replied “recovered”. PARALYSIS WITH MEMORY LOSS- Fruit merchants wife had hemiplegia-paralysed half side of the body with aphasia-inability to speak, MRI suggests multiple infarcts in bilat frontoparietal region and both thalami. She also had loss of recent memory. This patient recovered very well inspite of so many findings in the MRI. Fine movements of right hand were completely recovered, she could eat and write with her hand, later the speech too recovered. She could be in conversation with others and respond appropriately making her memory nearly perfect. This is again a clinical proof to prove the effect of Acupuncture to revive the brain tissue. The patients with alzeimers disease are best treated with acupuncture. Alzeimer is a continued-progressive deterioration of the brain tissue so better hurry for the treatment.
Paraplegia- Transverse Myelitis/accidental cases with power loss in legs need Acupuncture………
A homeopathic practitioner suffered with transverse myelitis- infection of spinal cord. He contracted this disease during the epidemic of chikun gunia , which was then thought to be the cause of paralysis. Bladder and bowel control was lost. He was under intensive care for a month. Natural recovery was not found. He was counseled by a psychiatrist and the physician asked him to change postures to avoid bed sores. Poor prognosis made him nervous and hopeless. He was admitted at our hospital, on the 10th day of treatment he could flex both knees. He was now confident and hopeful. After a month he could walk, bladder and bowel control took a little long to revive. One would really be surprised to hear that this patient is now able to drive his motor bike too. FRACTURE D11 WITH PARALYSIS- A cinema hall owner had a fall from motorbike leading to fracture of Thoracic 11 vertebrae and immediate loss of power in both lower extremities. The vertebrae was broken into several pieces but fortunately they did not dislodge. Spinal surgery was advised but the fruitful outcome was not assured. This patient decided to go the alternative way. He was admitted at our centre . Strict bed rest and Acupuncture treatment made him recover gradually. After 15 days his lower limbs could voluntarily move, within a month he could walk with support. next 1 month of treatment saw him walking normally. This case was presented in an International conference where the Chinese Acupuncturists and modern medicine surgeons confirmed the findings with the patient himself. Acupuncture treatment helps such patients and saves them from being morbid for life.
Parkinsonism- A Degenerative Brain disease has to be controlled with Acupuncture……..
A. A 70 year retired Class teacher had started getting symptoms of Parkinson’s at the age of 65. He had slurred speech with tremors in right hand. Use of scalp Acupuncture and treating the five elements is the basis of treatment in parkinsonism. His minor complaints of pain in knee, backache, Cervical spondylysis along with parkinsonism were treated together. The age old things require rejuvenation which can be achieved by improving the kidney essence itself. This patient was completely well after 30-40 days of treatment. Recovery in old age seems to be difficult but can be attained if it is tried. B. A retired Businessmen had family history of parkinsonism. The list and the quantity of drugs were adding on and the disease was getting progressed. Acupuncture was used to control the disease. Rigidity was reduced with acupuncture in the first few days. Further treatments made him speak well. The treatments are still on the way to find him walk independently and the drug dosages reduced. To regress or stop the progress of the disease is the main motto to be achieved in cases of progressive degenerative disorders of genetic origin. Living life normally in such cases is more than the cure, acupuncture helps such individuals to maintain the quality of life. C. A Diamond merchant had started acupuncture treatment in the early stage of Parkinson’s. The intentional tremors in his hand were taken care of in 15-20 days of treatment. Drugs were not started and were not required too.
RA- Multiple joint pain with swelling in Joints, Juvenile,Early age,... etc.,with Acupuncture…….
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a autoimmune condition involving all major and minor joints. The cartilages in the joints are considered as foreign bodies by the immune system. early morning stiffness with swelling in the joints is typically seen. Chronic conditions are generally marked with joint disability and permanent mechanical changes in the joints. Anti-inflammatory treatment with steroids and immunity modulating agents is generally done. Prolong use of drugs is not possible considering the side effects. Anti inflammatory changes with Acupuncture is without side effects and is 100% natural. Long term effects of treatment is commonly seen. Some of the patients have also reported RA –ve. Initial 10 days of Acupuncture treatment helps almost all patients to get rid of swelling and tenderness in the joints. Furthermore treatments help the disease to be in control and non- recurrence of the same.
Chronic Cold- Rhinitis, many operated for DNS, now treated with Acupuncture…………
Air borne allergy is the common cause of chronic rhinitis or sinusitis. Counting on the allergens and makina list of few does not help. We live in an environment where infinite particles- allergens are present. Testing all and avoiding all is not possible. The cause of hypersensitivity to particles by a specific human body has to be studied and treated accordingly. Acupuncture diagnostics help to check this and treat successfully.
Slip Disc- Cervical or Lumbar disc pain, tingling, numbness ,radiculopathy . Acupuncture helps………..
Bollywood superstar had severe pain in back and both lower extremities. His MRI pictures suggested annular bulge in L4-L5 vertebra with grade I listhesis of L5 over S1. All other necessary treatments were carried out to get rid of pain and and avoid surgeries. He came for treatment at our Mumbai centre. Treatment and his work went hand in hand. Acupuncture can work in emergency to relieve the pain temporarily, it is a very efficient instant pain killer. The pain killing action impressed our superstar. He was then treated at our Aurangabad centre so that he can be given rest with treatment. 10 days of treatment and rest made him walk normally and made him pain free. He ended his treatment with a press meet appreciating the efficacy of Acupuncture to the media.
Slip Disc- Monoparesis,Foot Drop all are treated with Acupuncture………….
45 year women had pain in back radiating to both legs. MRI suggested bilat nerve root compression at L4 level. She was on pain killers, rest and traction. Pain was getting worse and she approached our hospital, strong stimulation was used to sedate the affected meridians. strict bed rest was given in hospital for 10 days. Analgesics were withdrawn in 4-5 days. Moxibustion was applied at affected areas. Pain gradually waned off. similar treatments were given for next few months which made the lady working normally.
Cervical Spondylosis- Degeneration of spine and radiating pain in hand, upper back………….
Lady bank officer had severe pain in the neck with tingling numbness in both upper limbs. MRI revealed Disc lesion at C4-C5, C5-C6 levels. She had been adviced immediate surgery. Laminectomy in cervical region is a major surgical procedure involving lot many risks. They studied the treatment alternatives in net and opted to get acupuncture treatment done. This is special case to mention as the first session of acupuncture gave the patient dramatic relief. Next day her husband confessed that they celebrated the pain relief as it was since 1 month she has suffered. Within 20 days of acupuncture sessions the pain was almost gone. The neurological deficits were taken care of with further more treatments. Doctors wife had Cervical spondylosis with osteoporosis. She has pain in the neck and upper back since 3-4 years. The severity of pain was increasing day by day,routine work was not possible. Constant use of pain killers gave rise to acid peptic disorder. Acupuncture is widely accepted by many western medicine practitioners since it is recognized and widely accepted all over the world. Clinicians wife was given 3-4 days treatment every month. This was a case with simple pain symptoms with no neurological symptoms,such cases respond quickly with Acupuncture. She responded well few courses made her pain free. In her next visit she carried a patient with similar symptoms with recent onset of pain which responded in just 3-4 days of treatment.Acupuncture therapy works very well in musculoskeletal pains- muscle pulls-sports injuries. Selection of proper points,correct needling technique are the keys in a successful acupuncture treatment. Thus the treatment results vary from acupuncturists to acupuncturists.
Lumbar Pain—swelling in Disc and surrounding tissue reduces with Acupuncture……….
A TV company (videocon) manager was diagnosed having annular disc bulge at L4-L5. He was suggested to undergo laminectomy at the company hospital under mediclaim. This patient did not favour surgery, he read many articles in Acupuncture and approached our clinic in a hope. At consultation we found him develop wasting in rt thigh muscles. No doubt such cases with a minor compression gets easily treated, but a VIP and thoroughly literate case is always tricky with plentiful doubts. This gentlemen had no pain after 15 days of treatment and the wasting was also taken care with considerable increase in girth of the thigh muscles. A layman asked him “Sir when the company is going to bear all the expenses for surgery why Acupuncture?” to which he politely replied “once teared is always teared” so think 100 times before being invasive.
Tennis Elbow- Leading Athletes and sportsperson are treated with us………
Overuse of a particular joint OR Accidental injury or infection of the joint can lead to degenerative changes in the joint. Such occurrences in the elbow is referred as tennis elbow. The name is derived from the fact that tennis players are made to work more from the elbows leading to degeneration of elbow joints. A famous tennis star from Delhi suffered the same, He was treated with periosteal Acupuncture. Initial sittings of Acupuncture can release the muscle spasm to sense of extreme comfort. Patient is impressed, but remember that it is not even the half work done. Reducing degeneration of joints and strengthening the muscles around the joint need to be done to avoid repeated pain episodes. Improning synovial fluid secretion at the joint is done with Acupuncture. This further protects the joint.
Trigeminal Neuralgia- current sensation in mouth , cannot eat, 5th cranial nerve involvement…..
A famous artist of India had severe pain in tooth referring over the half side of the face. His pain was aggravated on intake of solid food and cold drinks. He could not concentrate on his profession and stopped paintings. Trigeminal neuralgia is the affection of 5th cranial nerve. This nerve has 3 main branches. Pain and tingling sensations spreads along the course and distribution of this nerve. Carbamazepines are the commonly prescribed drugs in modern medicine. As the pain worsens the dosage of the drugs needs to be increased. Surgery being the other alternative where the affected nerve has to be destroyed with alcohol, Laser etc .These procedures generally can provide releif upto 6 months. This literate person had studied all the treatment options and opted for Acupuncture treatment. After 15 days of treatment he could eat rice. He was emotional and could not stop crying. He replied gladly, Sir I could eat rice after 9 mths. Drugs were gradually withdrawn. He made portrait of Prof Sir Dr Lohiya. After a year he got reversal of symptoms which were not too severe . Further treatment sessions made him absolutely fine. His paintings are placed in many airports of India.
Writers Cramp- Neurological condition associated with inability to write……..
What if you do not have paralysis or weakness in the hand and still cannot write? Such inability is labeled with writers cramp. Moreover such conditions are considered psychosomatic. No explaination. My simple suggestions to all patients who are diagnosed with unknown elements where the science itself has a poor understanding of the subject is to go for some other treatment modalities. Of course Acupuncture. Acupuncture is a the best known science to treat all neurological conditions. The professor of engineering college had come across such condition. Post Acupuncture treatment she is perfectly fine with her writing. She was interviewed after 4 years of treatment. No relapses….. A private coaching class owner from Sangli-. Maharashtra had writers cramp. This gentlemen was really great. he had writers in Rt hand. He saw no hopes from neuros. Out of this he thought of writing with left hand. At a person has 2 handsDid well. After few months this poor guy developed writers in left hand too. Now he was desperately searching for some remedy for the fact.