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Due to Olympics, Cupping In the News; Meredith Stewart quoted
With the news of Michael Phelps and other Olympic athletes using cupping at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, the ancient practice is being touted by news media worldwide. Our acupuncturist Meredith Stewart, who uses cupping in her Acupuncture Shreveport practice, is quoted and featured in an article about cupping in The (Shreveport) Times on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Read Ms. Stewart's comments about cupping, which she describes as "... good for long-standing areas of pain, especially on large areas of the body like the back. Applying this level of suction will not damage healthy blood vessels but it will cause weak or damaged blood vessels to break, encouraging the body to build new circulation to the area."
Best Business of Shreveport Award Program for the Past 2 Years: Acupuncture Shreveport has been selected for the 2014 and 2015 Best Businesses of Shreveport Award in the Acupuncture category. The annual awards program honors the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Shreveport area. "These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Shreveport area a great place to live, work and play," said the news release from the program.
Heliopolis: Kristy Lynn divulges acupuncture secrets. Read the interview.
KTBS TV, Channel 3: An interview with Meredith Stewart and a Feist-Weiller cancer patient, April 7, 2013
Best of Times Radio Program, March 16, 2013, concerning Integrative Oncology, includes an interview with Meredith Stewart
KTBS TV, Channel 3: Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Adds Acupuncture to Integrative Oncology Program
ArkLaTex Home Page: Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Adds Acupuncture
The Forum, November 14, 2012: Medical Briefs -- The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at LSU Health Shreveport has announced the addition of clinical instructor and acupuncturist Meredith Stewart to its staff. Licensed in Louisiana, Stewart received her master's degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin. She comes to FWCC after three years in private practice. Stewart will be working with patients as part of FWCC's Integrative Oncology program under the supervision of Drs. Syed Jafri and Tannaz Armaghany. ...
Chinese Medicine for Stress Relief
Check out this information from AOMA.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has an interesting article about how to locate reliable integrative medicine resources, giving some specific examples. Read the February 2016 article.
Read the New York Times article "Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief," which details findings published in the Archives of Internal Medicine reviewing data from over 18,000 patients. It's the largest and most in-depth review of acupuncture data to date.
Recently a group of Japanese researchers shared study results showing that acupuncture treatment can mitigate skeletal muscle loss. This promising study gives hope to individuals who have diseases that degrade muscle tonicity and strength, as well as geriatric care, where muscle loss is often a problem. Read the article.
"New research documents a direct connection between the use of acupuncture and physical processes that could alleviate sepsis, a condition that often develops in hospital intensive care units, springs from infection and inflammation, and takes an estimated 250,000 lives in the United States every year." Read more about the study.