- Alive and Well Acupuncture255 George Bush Blvd. #B
Delray Beach, FL 33444561-272-7816
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I developed a severe sciatic pain about 4 months ago which limited my mobility severely. After going through radiating pain for over two months , one of my friends highly recommended Dr. Edward Scarlett and I immediately made an appointment to see him. After my first visit, the pain subsided and after each visit I had significant improvement thanks to Dr. Scarlett’s caring personality along with his tremendous experience in finding and treating the underlying problem. I would like to... Read more »
I recently moved to North Carolina to be with family so, unfortunately, I no longer have the pleasure of seeing Dr. Edward! He has been my savior for the past many, many years! I suffer from terrible migraines and all I had to do was call and he’d squeeze me in to his busy schedule. After my treatment, I was able to leave his office with almost 100% relief. He also helped me with nerve pain after I had a... Read more »
“I started treatment with Dr. Scarlett just after Thanksgiving by the suggestion of my lovely wife Jennifer. Her health had improved dramatically in such a short time as a patient of Dr. Edward. I was experiencing many digestive issues related to IBS, pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. I had different ailments all my life with no idea what caused it. It was pretty bad and over time has gotten worse. After a few treatments I am more relaxed, sleeping habits... Read more »
“Great improvement. I am very pleased” Bill K.
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Tag Archives: moxibustion
You might have heard your acupuncturist mention Moxibustion as a treatment option. This unfamiliar term needs some definition and clarification for most. So, what is it? Moxibustion is defined as a form of heat therapy that involves burning the dried moxa plant and leaving it on or very near the skin’s surface, thus promoting the flow of “qi” and
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
Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.
First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes
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 TCM practitioner is known as moxibustion.
Moxibustion is a technique that involves the burning of mugwort, known as moxa, which is an herb that facilitates healing. The purpose of moxibustion is to stimulate
Knee arthritis is a painful condition in which the joints in the knee become inflamed. Depending on the severity of the condition, it may limit an individual’s normal range of motion, forcing him or her to keep body weight off the affected knee. While there’s no known cure for arthritis of the knee, a recent study found herbal acupuncture to