Since 1987, the Turning Point Center inc. has provided acupuncture, massage, moxibustion, nutritional therapy, and herbal medicine in Eugene, Oregon. Thousands of people have experienced relief from a huge array of conditions, including neck and back pain, seasonal allergies and fibromyalgia.
Join the 2016 Certificate Course in Matsumoto/Nagano Acupuncture, a 150 hour post-graduate training for licensed acupuncturists. Monika Kobylecka will teach a prerequisite introductory class March 19-20 in Portland, OR. http://www.eugeneoregonacupuncture.com/seminars
Ready to reduce stress in 2016? Learn science-based skills in this six week class. Instructor Amy Trezona, RN, has been teaching this important material for many years. Highly recommended!
We are delighted to welcome Amanda Cameron, LMT to our practice!! Introductory special (only $60.00) for one hour massages--- or gift certificates-- before December 18th.
Oregon spent 4.3 million on opioid prescriptions in 2013, despite the fact that these drugs cannot remove the cause of pain, evidence does not support long-term use, and evidence of harm is clear. In contrast, $100,000 was spent on alternatives like acupuncture.
The cost of overprescription of opioid painkillers like OxyContin is high. Deaths from overdose have quadrupled and addiction to heroin has increased 63% since 2000. Acupuncture releases endorphins, the body's natural painkiller, without these risks.
Oregon ranks number one--in misuse of painkillers. According to a recent report, 1 in 16 Oregonians abused prescription pain medication. Read all about it in this month's newsletter.
A whopping 207 million prescriptions for opioids like Norco and OxyContin were written in 2013 and 1 in 4 Oregonians received one. Read about the consequences of this epidemic -- and alternative strategies to turn the tide of uncontrolled pain.
Amid growing concerns about addiction among those who use opioids for chronic pain management, state funded insurance program approves acupuncture.