- 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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Traditional Chinese medicine is a medical system that incorporates numerous methods for treating disease and illness. One of the tools found in the toolbox of the Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner is known as moxibustion.
This technique involves the burning of mugwort, known as “moxa”, which is an herb that facilitates healing. The purpose of moxibustion is to stimulate the flow of Qi (pronounced “chee”), strengthen the blood and maintain general health. Qi is translated as life energy. continue reading
A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The study and its systematic review showed moxibustion treatments were more effective at relieving pain only when the moxibustion began prior to the onset of actual menstruation. This is also the theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine, that it should be used as preventive care. The efficacy of using moxibustion during the premenstrual time period holds great promise for those who are debilitated by dysmenorrhea. continue reading