Resources

Professional Reference Sites

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Trigger Points

Trigger Points

Acupuncture points are often referred to as trigger points. This is medical terminology for common tendinomuscular reaction patterns which are activated by the insertion of hair thin needles into acupuncture points. This sites shows the associated symptoms with point locations and helpful stretches

Acubriefs

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Its purpose is to make available the most comprehensive database of reference on acupuncture in the English Language. Search for conditions using the database.

Acupuncture Today

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Links to everything you wanted to know about acupuncture from the acupuncture trade magazine Acupuncture Today.

Life Extension

Life Extension

The Life Extension Foundation is an organization dedicated to investigating methods of disease and aging. Use the “Health Concern Selector” to search for health information.

ACAM

ACAM

The American College for Advancement in Medecine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine. Search for medical physician in your area.

Favorite Sites

Quit Sugar

Sugar Divorce

The Sugar Divorce program, since you’re not on any diet, the subconscious re-programming drives you into the new habit of simply honoring and respecting your body. You’ll start to not only want to put into your body food that nourishes you and sustains you.

Lose Weight

As a co-founder of EasyWillpower Seminars, I am proud to recommend these wellness seminars and the educational materials and services available through the site. You will learn to live to your highest potential and achieve the goals you have always dreamed of.

Health Elixir

Slender Cider

Slender Cider is a premium, liquid herbal formula with 11 premium herbs in a base of organic, raw Apple   Cider Vinegar.  Slender Cider is a nourishing, energizing, and health balancing formula.  This therapeutic concentrate is rich in blood sugar balancing components and energizing factors that reduce appetite and snack cravings and help maintain a healthy metabolism.  Slender Cider is all-natural and contains no alcohol, no caffeine, no stimulants, no refined sugar and tastes great.

Amazing Bed

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CLICK HERE To learn more about the Intellibed.  The intellibed is the most amazing bed I have ever experienced!  Finally I am experiencing a deep restful sleep without waking at all!

Useful Self-Help Sites

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Dr John Sarno

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Many of our acupuncture patients also benefit from Dr John Sarno’s techniques. Watch this amazing  20/20 episode.  

Cognitive Pain Strategies

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These tools are a series of twelve videos designed to help you learn and understand self pain management.

Iodine Patch Test

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One of the most popular ways to test for iodine deficiency is the iodine patch test. The Iodine Patch Test theoretically measures how quickly the body absorbs iodine through the skin.

Thyroid Temperature

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If you suspect your thyroid gland is sluggish, here is a handy way to find out.

Diaphragmatic Breathing

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Diaphragmatic breathing is one of the easiest ways to engage your vagus nerve and create a “relaxation response” that counters the panic and anxiety

Fever Management

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Great article by Master Herbalist Simon Mills on Fever Management

Vertigo

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Vertigo Treatment: Carol Foster, MD explains how to treat vertigo by showing you the maneuver to treat your own symptoms at home. This maneuver is used to treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Magnesium For Pain

CLICK HERE to download Kerri Knox’s wonderful free ebook  “Essential Guide To  Lasting  Pain Relief”.  This ebook describes how supplementation with Vitamin-D, Magnesium, B-Vitamins and Omega Oils can help to resolve chronic pain conditions.

Magnesium Dosage

CLICK HERE to download Kerri Knox’s  free ebook  “Fact Sheet On Vitamin-D”.  This ebook describes how to supplement with Vitamin-D.

Genetic Test

Genetic Test

Genetic Health Risk reports provide information about whether you carry genetic markers associated with risks for certain health conditions. They are not for diagnosis. Factors like lifestyle, environment and genetic markers not covered by this test can also play a role. These reports provide you with more insights to be the best possible advocate – for you

Treating Fascia

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Release dysfunctionally contracted fascia with scraping methods, you will need a tool to scrape the muscles and tendons.

Demodex Infestation

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If you suspect that a demodex infestation is responsible for creating problems on your skin and eyes, don’t despair, there’s plenty you can do to get the situation under control.

MTHFR

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Methyl-folate is a key player in methylation, the process of adding a methyl group to a compound. Methylation is fundamental to the proper function of almost all of the body’s systems.

DMSO

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DMSO is useful as a pain reliever and also in burns, acne, arthritis, mental retardation, strokes, amyloidosis, head injury, scleroderma, it soothes toothaches, eases headaches, hemorroids, muscle strains, it prevents paralysis from spinal-chord injuries and softens scar tissues. In fact, it is useful in well over 300 ailments and is safe to use

L-Theanine

L-theanine’s effect on the brain can be visualized on an EEG. Brain waves are actually smoothed out—but not flattened out—by supplemental L-theanine. The body is relaxed, the mind is calmed, but no drowsiness occurs

Neurotransmitter Testing

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There are no accurate blood or urine tests available to reveal your neurotransmitter levels. This test is among the best. It is made by Eric R. Braverman, M.D.  Read his book, The Edge Effect, for more of his work.

Additional Neuro Testing

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Which neurotransmitters are at the root of your problems, here are three free reputable quizzes to guide you toward some answers:

5 Love Languages

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Your love language profile will explain your primary love language, what it means, and how you can use it to connect to others.

Taurine

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Taurine and GABA are two natural compound that have calming effects on the central nervous system. They are both produced by the body and are being researched for their effects on relieving anxiety.

Glycemic Index

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Glycemic index and glycemic load  information on about how foods  blood sugar and insulin.  Here you’ll a list of the glycemic index and glycemic load for more than 100 common foods.

Cancer

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From its first online article in 2003 to now reaching more than 20,000 daily visitors, Cancer Tutor has become a lifeline in the cancer community.

At the Acupuncture Center Of Bradenton we specialize in treating many pain conditions including; arthritis, back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain and sciatic pain. For over 29 years we have provided acupuncture services for the communities of Bradenton, Palmetto, Sarasota, Longboat Key and Ellenton.
Please call 941-749-1807 for a free consultation!