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Pacific College, San Diego Crea Clínica de la Comunidad

Pacific College, San Diego ha rediseñado su turno clínica comunitaria para reflejar el modelo de la acupuntura de estilo comunidad de origen. El alto costo de la atención de la salud ha afectado a muchos estadounidenses y Pacific College intentos de abordar este problema por servir a los pacientes que muchos no tienen el tiempo o las finanzas para proporcionar un más "privado" de tratamiento en profundidad. San Diego campus de Pacific College ofrecerá su nueva clínica de la comunidad todos los viernes 13:30-16:15 y cada tratamiento será de quince dólares.

In addition to being less expensive and time consuming, these community clinic visits are less comprehensive. Each visit will focus solely on one symptom of the patient. The goal of these treatments is to relieve symptoms of one major condition at a time. Acupuncture can alleviate problems including allergies, asthma, anxiety, carpal tunnel, headaches, insomnia, neck/shoulder tension, sinusitis, smoking addictions, and can help with appetite control. Each of these ailments can be address in Pacific College's new community clinic program.

Acupuncture will be the only method used during treatment during this clinic time. Massages, stretches, and cupping can be accessed through the Pacific College clinic during other appointments. Acupuncture is a holistic healing method that can be applied to a wider range of maladies than massage. According to the British Medical Journal, a recent study showed acupuncture to provide greater short-term pain relief and better range of motion than traditional massage. The study consisted of 177 patients with chronic neck pain, all of whom were randomly assigned to treatments of acupuncture, massage, or placebo practices. In their results, the researchers stated that, "individuals treated with acupuncture reported greater reductions in pain both immediately after the first and last treatments, and one week after the last treatment, than those treated with massage." In this study, acupuncture was deemed especially more effective in regard to pain caused by motion.

Clients may want to consider coming to the community clinic for acupuncture treatments that particularly focus on chronic pain, muscle aches, arthritis, or athletic injuries. Pacific College has long sought to serve the public and to spread and provide information about traditional Chinese medicine. The new community clinic is a great opportunity for new comers to be introduced to acupuncture and for clients to receive affordable and effective treatments.

For more information on Pacific College's new Community Clinic, please call(800) 729-0941, or visit www.PacificCollege.edu.