Relief from constant pain in shoulder blade

“The main reason to try acupuncture was a constant pain in my left shoulder that radiated from my shoulder blade down my arm.  The pain was strong enough to wake me from sleeping several times.  I had gone to see an orthopedic physician who dismissed it as tendonitis without doing a thorough examination and sent me to do some physical... Read more »

Relief from ongoing hip and back tightness

“I came to Northshore Acupuncture for relief of ongoing hip and lower back tightness and aching. After only two treatments, my hips are not achy and I have greater range of motion. Yoga and stretching that was intense, is less so – I am able to relax more into the stretch. Side bending and twisting is easier on left side.... Read more »

Able to sit without excruciating pain

“I was in excruciating pain due to inflammation in my sacroiliac joints. I’d had a set of X-rays, taken Tylenol, rolled and stretched my back and nothing worked…until I found Amy.  I was surprised by how quickly the pain resolved. After four sessions with Amy, I feel 90 percent better. I can function without daily pain, sit for extended periods without... Read more »

Managing menopause symptoms – hot flashes, insomnia, high blood pressure, palpitations

“I started acupuncture to help manage menopausal symptoms – palpitations,  increase in blood pressure, insomnia,  loss of energy, and hot flashes.. After 3 treatments, increasing my physical  activity, watching what I eat, taking some supplements and applying techniques that Amy has given me, I’m sleeping better, have decreased episodes of hot flashes, palpitations,  and spikes of high blood pressure, and... Read more »