Acupuncture for Pain Relief with William Reddy

 In Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Health, Pain

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Date: June 13, 2016

Episode Description

With growing controversy over opioid drugs for pain relief, people are looking for other options.  Pain is our body’s way of telling us something is wrong.  As humans, we have all experienced pain, but with an estimated 100 million Americans having chronic pain, there obviously needs to be more solutions to help us.  Acupuncturists Dr. Rebecca Risk and her guest Bill Reddy discuss how acupuncture works for pain, and what results you can expect to see.

Dr. Risk’s Thoughts

As an acupuncturist I believe this is an important topic.  As more and more people are turning to natural remedies, acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is gaining in popularity.  Acupuncture is recognized by the World Health Organization as helping with more than pain, and I have seen some great transformations with my patients when I implement acupuncture.

Guest Information

William Reddy

Bill Reddy is a nationally board-certified Licensed acupuncturist who studied under graduates and professors from Beijing and Shanghai medical schools.  He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium, is the former President of the Acupuncture Society of Virginia, and former Vice President of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (the “AMA” of acupuncture). He is the author of over 80 publications, avid Qigong practitioner, and ranked in six different martial art styles.  He practices at Pinecrest Wellness Center in Annandale, VA and is in the process of writing the third edition of “The Scientific Basis of Integrative Medicine” with Dr. Leonard Wisneski, due to be published in 2017.

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