- Palouse Acupuncture619 S Washington Street, Ste 202
Moscow, ID 83843
I am amazed every time with what acupunture can treat and how good it makes me feel. Cass is very caring, professional, and proficient. I am recommending her to all my friends and family. Thank you Cass!!!
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Effective, professional, compassionate treatment. Very thankful that my sister recommended Cass as part of my recovery from a serious auto accident where I nearly lost my leg. She’s a gem!!
6-16-12 : Try it! You’ll like it! was last modified: July 18th, 2012 by Cass McLean
My quality of life has improved greatly since starting acupuncture treatments with Cass. My pain level has decreased drastically and my mood is so much better. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking to improve their health.
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When I first came to Cass I was in severe pain in my upper shoulder. Because of her knowlege and skill she was able to relieve the pain in one or two visits….With continued treatment along with massage therapy, I am Pain free and able to live a normal life….... Read more »
I have been treated with acupuncture for several different problems before with good to excellent results. Cass has been treating me for several weeks now for a long term chronic sciatic episode. I am seeing results in a problem that I thought I was going to have to learn to... Read more »
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As we learn to navigate this new world where an ever looming virus is present, it’s important to learn which ways we can help ourselves and loved ones,get through a time of illness.. Below are herbal remedies and acupressure points for self-care to help aid with symptoms of COVID-19 such as coughing, shortness of breath and fevers. continue reading
2020 has proven to be a year of trials and growth for all of us. With a new school year just around the corner, it’s important to have an open dialogue with our children about what to expect, how to stay safe and how they can express themselves even with certain restrictions. continue reading
We’re confident that you’ve heard of acupuncture, but do you know where it comes from?
The study and practice of acupuncture and acupressure have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years and is an ancient healing technique. Acupressure and acupuncture apply the same principles, but acupressure uses pressure points instead of needles to achieve the desired results. continue reading
Statistics show that almost eight out of 10 people experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain can be as high as 50 percent. Part of this is because as we age, things like muscles and tendons become less flexible and pliable. This can also be attributed to the fact that many people suffer from low-grade dehydration because they don’t drink enough water and they don’t ingest enough healthy fats that keep the muscles and tendons loose. It is also very well known that in the United States, people are too sedentary, and this leads to excess weight gain that can create added pressure on the body, especially the low back. continue reading
Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.
First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes the answers to digestion, appetite, diet, sleep patterns, bowel movement urination, pain, lifestyle, and stress level, for example. The acupuncturist will also be noting the voice pitch, hair luster, skin color and tone, as well as posture and mood of the patient and any significant odor. After that, there is a pulse and tongue analysis to determine where the pattern and root are, primarily. Finally, blood pressure is measured and other applicable tests done, including palpation of the body. After this history, a diagnosis and treatment plan is determined. What might be included in this plan? continue reading