Acupuncture for Shoulder Pain
Chief Complaint: shoulder pain
Western Diagnosis: sprain and strain
History: acute overwork due to yard work; no other acute or chronic health complaints.
Symptoms: Left sided shoulder pain between scapula and spine.
Palpation: pulse is slightly rapid, overall slightly tight.
Observation: tongue appearance is normal red-pink, thin-white coat.
OM Diagnosis: SI channel obstruction.
Treatment Principle: balance method.
Point Prescription: Left: SP6, ah shi
Right HT 4, ah shi
Aricular: shen men, yin tang
Herb Prescription: none
Lifestyle Prescription: hydrotherapy alternating hot/cold to sore area
Results: complete resolution after 2 treatments in 2 week period
Name: Sarita Elizabeth Cox
Credentials: ND MSOM LAc
Clinic Name: Dr Sarita Elizabeth Cox
Street address: 1109 21st Avenue
Phone 1: 205.310.7197
Specialties: acupuncture, pain management, fertility, optimal lifestyle, homeopathy, nature cure