Items Tagged ‘acupuncture’

Extensivist program helps high-risk patients manage health and avoid hospitalization

January 2, 2019

Extensivist program helps high-risk patients manage health and avoid hospitalization

By uclahealth uclahealth

Story highlights Launched in July 2017, the UCLA Health Extensivist Program provides care for more than 400 complex patients. The program is set to expand to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and outlying communities in 2019. A new program launched last year by the UCLA Department of Medicine is helping patients at high risk for hospitalization […]

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Tags: acupuncture, cerebrovascular disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, congestive heart failure, Dr. Andrew Shubov, Dr. Sun Yoo, mind-body practices, organ transplantation, primary care medical home, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, UCLA Health Extensivist Program


Ask the Doctors - Can acupuncture ease the pain of tennis elbow?

August 21, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Can acupuncture ease the pain of tennis elbow?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: I have played tennis for many years, but have been unable to play over the last year, due to tennis elbow.  Does acupuncture help with tennis elbow? Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is a tendon inflammation at the elbow.  You don’t have to play tennis to develop the condition, but the specific motion […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, lateral epicondylitis, pain, tennis elbow


Integrative medicine programs unite under new collaborative

May 7, 2018

Integrative medicine programs unite under new collaborative

By uclahealth uclahealth

For more than 30 years, UCLA Health has been pairing traditional medical treatments with integrative medicine therapies that address a patient’s mind, body and spirit. Now, a new initiative is bringing the health system’s various integrative medicine offerings under one comprehensive umbrella: the UCLA Health Integrative Medicine Collaborative. “We offer many wonderful integrative medicine programs […]

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Tags: acupuncture, alternative treatments, Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease, health insurance, integrative medicine, integrative medicine therapies, massage, meditation, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, therapeutic services, traditional medical treatments, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


March 29, 2018

East West Rocks!

By karen57 karenelvy256

I’ve been seeing Dr. Andrew Shubov at East West Medicine for well over a year. When I met him for the first time, I was at a very low point, feeling very frustrated with my lack of progression and recovery from a Vestibular illness that caused me to have consistent migraines and vertigo. He has […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Doctors Day, Dr. Andrew Shubov, East West Medicine, patient stories


January 18, 2018

Discovering the UCLA East-West Medicine Center

By LucysDad babakryan

I got sick about 4 months ago. I didn’t know what it was. I had itching sensations all over my body, but there was no rash or any other visible sign. The itching was so bad that I could not sleep at night. I was staying up all night itching myself and only pass out […]

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Tags: acupuncture, biliary duct, bilirubin level, blood tests, Dr. Lawrence Taw, Dr. Rachael Maciasz, eastern medicine, energy, ERCP, integrative medicine, itching, itching sensations


March 27, 2017

Thank you Dr. Ashley

By ilana1 ilana1

Dr. Robert Ashley has been my doctor for many years. He was a new doctor with UCLA Health Santa Monica Bay Physicians when I started going to him. About 3-4 years ago my mom started to go to him also. He is an EXCELLENT doctor. He is very carrying always listen and never make us […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Doctors Day, Dr. Robert Ashley, internal medicine, patient stories, sports medicine, UCLA Health Santa Monica Bay Physicians, wilderness medicine


January 5, 2017

My Story UCLA Health

By judy1 judy1

My story begins in my pulmonary doctors office, Dr. John Abe, when I began to cry. I explained that I felt terrible and all I got from my current primary doctor was that my tests were all within “national guidelines”. Dr. John Abe had been my pulmonary doctor for around 5 years and I thought […]

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Tags: acupuncture, blood tests, Dr. Gloria Kim, Dr. John Abe, Dr. Lawrence B. Taw, medication, patient stories, pulmonary doctors, rheumatologist, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

June 29, 2016

5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

By Mark Wheeler markwheeler

  Pay attention to your stomach. A healthy stomach will make for a better brain. That’s because inside your gut — indeed, in and on your entire body — is what scientists call our microbiome—composed of fungus, bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It’s estimated that these organisms number around 100-trillion or so, but they’re not […]

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Tags: acupuncture, digestive disease, Dr. Kirsten Tillisch, gastrointestinal disorders, gut bacteria, gut function, healthy gut, hypnotherapy, IBS, intestinal problems, irritable bowel syndrome, microbes


Father’s Day: The journey to fatherhood starts with a health check

June 16, 2016

Father’s Day: The journey to fatherhood starts with a health check

By Kim Irwin kimirwin

Joel Mecklenburg and his wife, Stacey, wanted very much to have a child. They tried. And tried. For 3 ½ years. Finally, they decided it was time to see their doctors. “I was a big, healthy guy. I was thinking there’s no way it was my issue,” said Mecklenburg, now 38. “But I went to […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Dr. Jesse Mills, fertility, heat and sperm, heat and sperm count, IVF, low sperm count, male infertility, men's health, microdissection, pregnancy, sperm count


March 30, 2016

Growing A Backbone

By allhearrtracing allhearrtracing

When I was 19 I was diagnosed with severe spinal stenosis, I had gone from being in pain chronically since I was 16 unaware of my symptoms to constant agony for every hour of every day for years. Physical therapy did nothing, acupressure and acupuncture barely made a dent, then when I was left with […]

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Tags: acupressure, acupuncture, Doctors Day, Dr. Nick Shamie, orthopedic, patient stories, physical therapy, spinal stenosis