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Dana Anglund

OIM Staff Spotlight: Dr. Dana Anglund

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Meet Dr. Dana Anglund. He is one of the physicians on-staff here at Osteopathic Integrative Medicine. Dr. Anglund is a skilled integrative medicine practitioner who combines osteopathic manipulative medicine, homeopathy, Reiki, Theta healing, Pranic healing, the principles of acupuncture and his own energy-healing modality Divine StillPoint. He brings a unique approach to treatment that truly focuses on his patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Dr. Anglund’s approach to treating patients begins with the understanding that your body is designed to be healthy and is always doing everything it can to be in perfect health. With that in mind, Dr. Anglund’s…

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Greg Cicciu

OIM Staff Spotlight: Greg Cicciu

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Meet Greg Cicciu, our resident acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine specialist. He has studied and practiced traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture for 20 years. Greg assesses his patients by reading the patient’s pulse. Because your blood touches every single part of your body, from a cellular level to circulating through all of your organs, it tells a story about your body’s past, present and future. As a trained acupuncturist Greg says he reads his patient’s pulse the way a radiologist reads an MRI. Different types of pulses clue him into what is going on with his patient’s physical and emotional…

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The Effectiveness of Acupuncture!

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I am reading more and more research that is stating that “Acupuncture works”! Now, I’ll admit, it works but you have to work it. No one takes their blood pressure medication once a week or once a month. It’s the same with Chinese medicine. I work to help your body heal itself, get stronger, and thereby reduce symptoms to the point where they may not come back! I read about the pain results in a meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled studies and the conclusion was that “Acupuncture may be more effective than medication” for neck and lower back pain. And…

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Osteopathy and Acupuncture

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What do a 5000 year-old Asian healing tradition and a 150 year-old American healing tradition have in common? The answer is: surprisingly, quite a bit. Both Osteopathy and Acupuncture attempt to influence the body’s innate healing forces. They both recognize that any healing that takes place must occur because the body is healing itself. All the ministrations of the physician, then, are merely assistants to the healing forces already at work in the body. They both recognize that disease anywhere in the body is a sign of imbalance in the whole body that must be addressed as a whole. Both traditions recognize…

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