Learn how to MELT at Jade River, and relieve your pain!

Learn how to MELT at Jade River, and relieve your pain!

We are happy to announce a wonderful new offering at Jade River! The MELT Method® (MELT®) is a simple self-treatment that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. Just 10 minutes of MELT three times a week is all you need to begin reducing the effects of accumulated […]

New Research: Acupuncture Can Help Soothe the Pain of Endometriosis

New Research: Acupuncture Can Help Soothe the Pain of Endometriosis

A study has concluded that acupuncture and Chinese herbal remedies can be effective in treating the painful symptoms of endometriosis. Researchers analyzed the practices of 24 different studies involving acupuncture as a source of relief for endometriosis and found one study in particular which effectively researched and demonstrated the effects of acupuncture as relief for […]

Research Isolates Acupuncture Point to Ease Menstrual Pain

Research Isolates Acupuncture Point to Ease Menstrual Pain

Researchers have recently pinpointed a specific acupuncture point (Spleen 6) which they have linked to dysmenorrhea. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea include abdominal, lower back and hip pain and menstrua l cramps. Researchers have linked point SP6 to these symptoms and found that acupuncture at this point can help alleviate them. Researchers noted that “tenderness at Sanyinjiao (SP6) […]

Scrape Away the Pain: The Ancient Art of Gua Sha

Scrape Away the Pain: The Ancient Art of Gua Sha

The Healing Art of Gua Sha Gua Sha is an ancient healing technique of that is gaining widespread attention in recent years for its powerful pain-relieving effect. This manual therapy has a long history of practice in East Asian Medicine dating back thousands of years, and has today become an indispensible treatment tool for Acupuncturists […]

Joint Commission Revises Standards to Include Alternative Pain Therapies

Joint Commission Revises Standards to Include Alternative Pain Therapies

A recent announcement made by the Joint Commission on November 12, 2014 has given us reason to pause, reflect, and give thanks for the progress towards Integrative Healthcare in the U.S.   The Joint Commission is a non-profit agency that certifies and accredits over 20,500 healthcare organizations in the U.S. The health care standards which […]

New Study on Acupuncture finds efficacy for chronic pain

New Study on Acupuncture finds efficacy for chronic pain

A lot of people come to acupuncture as chronic pain sufferers. They have often tried everything else and find us as a last ditch “I’ll try anything!” effort. More often than not, they say they wish they had found us sooner as acupuncture is the only thing that’s really helped them. I love speaking with […]

What we learned about Stress, Depression & Chronic Pain

What we learned about Stress, Depression & Chronic Pain

Thanks to all who came on Wednesday for our “Chronic Pain and Stress” class! If you weren’t able to come, here’s some of what you missed: 1. There are multiple causes for chronic pain and determining the type and cause of pain and any co-existing illness leads to the most effective treatment 2. Dr. Amann employs an […]

FREE Talk & Demo Acupuncture: Stress, Depression, Anxiety & Chronic Pain

FREE Talk & Demo Acupuncture: Stress, Depression, Anxiety & Chronic Pain

WEDNESDAY evening, June 18th, 6-8 pm at Jade River!  Are you one of the millions of Americans that suffer from chronic pain, stress, anxiety or depression?  Find relief through natural medicine! Join Dr. Colleen Amann and Amara Narten, L.Ac., as they discuss how stress, depression and anxiety affect chronic pain.  Dr. Amann will discuss naturopathic […]