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Shoulder Pain

"Dec.3, 2013 Dear Mr. Tao, I want to thank you for the wonderful relief for achieved for the neck, shoulder pain I was suffering from. I am Austrian move from U.S. Now by took the opportunity to see my 100 years old mom. By my amazing the first time, my sick arm can totally raise up from 130 degree to 180 degree then my left arm can raise upright too. My other treatment over the past year were unsuccessful. Your acupuncture capability did the trick. A grateful thanks."

- Marshall Decker

"I was very skeptical about acupuncture ever working but after having headaches every day for a few months with no relief from western medicine I had to try something. Now I have Asian friends whom told me it works so I tried the acupuncture. After about the third treatment I actually started to feel better. A few more treatments later my headaches were gone and I did not change anything in my life to cause this. So later when I strained a muscle in my back I returned and this time only after two treatments the muscle pain was gone. This has created a believer in me that acupuncture actually works. I would recommend anyone to at least try it for a few treatments and see by yourself how affective acupuncture can be. Currently I am seeking acupuncture to help with other medical problems and so far it is working. It is amazing to me that something like acupuncture truly works. JUST TRY IT."

- Skeptic Todd

am a 58 year old male, who was very active for my age until about 7 years ago when I started with low back pain. I had done the gamut of orthopedic doctors, and physical therapy treatments which helped but only for a brief time. In July 2006 I was diagnosed with ¡°severe spinal stenosis.¡± A condition that only gets progressively worse until surgery is generally the only remedy. I also had re-developed bronchitis in my right shoulder (a condition I had treated with physical therapy about 5 years ago). Not knowing where to turn (I certainly did not want surgery), but I did want to get some relief from the pain, so I started looking on the internet and came upon Tao¡¯s Acupuncture & Herb Center.¡± After doing some research, I decided that I was going to give acupuncture a try.

After my first treatment with Dr. Tao, I noticed a tremendous relief from the pain I had been suffering with for all these years, not only in my lower back, but also in my shoulder. I would recommend acupuncture to any one who is thinking of an alternative medicine treatment.

Dr. Tao is a very caring, compassionate and patient individual. I do not know where I would be today if it were not for Dr. Tao and his TCM and herb therapy. It works! Thank You Dr. Tao."
~David Mack

"I experienced pain in my left shoulder, radiating to my left arm and also to my chest. I had electro-cardiogram and nuclear stress test, my heart is o.k. but a cervical MRI diagnosed advanced DJD at C5-6 and C6-7 with spurring and severe foraminal stenosis at C5-C6 and moderate stenosis at C6-7. The alternate was surgery or pain killers and anti-inflammatory drugs. Both of these drugs were extremely pain to my stomach.

My level of pain was 8-9 scale on 10 bases which is the worst. With drugs bring it to a level 5-6 only. After 2 cycles of acupuncture treatment (10 visits is one cycle) with Chinese herbs, my level of pain down to 1-2 scale of 10 and my arm only has minor sensations now. This is tolerable as compared to the discomfort experienced before coming to see Dr. Tao.

As an additional benefit, Dr.Tao prescribed an excellent herb for my chronic sinus condition which totally relieved my allergy symptoms for years."
~ Robert M.Gris, Bethlehem, PA.

I am a 32 year old woman as a nurse when I was in Beijing, China. In the begins of 2002 , I developed shoulder pain which is in my left sided around the insertion of the trapezius muscle. This occurred after sleeping on it and waking up the next morning. It lasted for three months originally, in the past month it became progressive worse, the pain started to bother me even I sits in a little longer time. I had an x-ray done which shows normal. After I finished a cycle -12 acupuncture treatment with oral taken herbal medicine, I have totally relief and my pain is gone."
~Wei Cheng

"I am a 51 year old former medical secretary. I am being treated for my pain secondary to a left distal acromial fracture sustained while at work. I was reaching for a chair and the chair rolled and struck my outstretched hand, causing the fracture of the left acromion. Over the years I tried numerous medications, however, most of these could only be taken transiently because of side effects. An MRI shows I have a full thickness defect involving the
supraspinatus tendon and a partial thickness tear of the infraspinatus tendon and left shoulder confirmed the full thickness rotator cuff tear. I received surgery on Feb 14, 2000 at Sacred Heart Hospital. Unfortunately, my shoulder pain even gets better like 50% from constant pain to intermediate pain, however, some additional pain
radiates up to the base of my neck and down to my elbow with weakness when I used my hand for my work. My course has been difficult because of failure to respond to physical therapy, or even worsening. I also had intolerance to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with severe GI symptoms after only two to three days, or no relief at all. Due to I have M.S. for years and unacceptable for nerve blocks due to arthritic damage in my spine.

I had been treated by Dr. Tao through my orthopedic Doctor's referral from a three times a week for a couple months now. I am glad to say the acupuncture treatment with Chinese herbal patch/ointment is very effective. I could tolerate more of my pain and work longer even sometimes without taken any of my medication. I hope people like my condition could try this alternative medicine for it is very helpful and not need to worry about any further surgery and the side effect of medication."
~Eileen Doublet

"I injured my back in 15 years ago and required surgery to remove a cervical disc. Since then, my spine has further deteriorated due to spinal stenosis from c-1 to c-7. This condition resulted my mobility in my neck and painful back spasms and numbness in my extremities which also caused sleep loss and inability to many
dimple tasks, particular move my arm above shoulder.

The spinal epidurals, pain and antispasmodic medications made my condition tolerable, nothing seems to give me relief. My neurololgist Dr. Lorraine
Spikol, suggested try acupuncture and referred me to see Dr. Tao. After four weeks of ten treatments, the painful spasms and numbness are gone. I began to
notice marked improvement by my third visit. I could sleep to eight hours a night and planning my first fly fishing trip this year. Thank you, Dr. Tao."
~Kenneth F. Polscer

"I am a 35 year old female, was injuried in a motor vehicle accident on mother's day in May, 1999. I was hit while sittiing behind the wheel of a vintage car. I was lunged forward into the wheel with damage to my ribs and
shoulder and some low back pain initially which became worse. I took x-rays and MRI and found have damage at
L5 to S1. At first, I tried Vioxx and Naprosyn with poor results in the past and Celebrax with GI symptoms. Physical therapy was tried and allowed me to bend and move. Prior to that, I even couldn't sit, stand or lie without
crying. I have seen Dr. James Weis who felt that I have a degerative disc disease and referred to see Dr. Tao for acupuncture. After the second treatment, I already felt that I had the best relief for two years. After the four visits, I already felt that I have on nothing for pain now. Even the projected course of treatment is still ongoing, but I have no worry about my back problem any more!"
~Shelia Monaghan

"I am a 48 years female, suffered from the multiple pain as the subject about three years ago. Those injuries caused by using heavy wheelbarrows of mulch. I have been treated by Doctors under different medication, however, the Naprosyn can cause me nausea and Daypro can make me bruising. I also took the Vioxx for six months and it has not been helpful. I also see a massage
therapist, a myotherapist and chiropractor for musculoskeletal problems with little or no help.

Finally, thru the Dr. Conrad Weiser recommended me to try of acupuncture, I have been seen Dr. Tao, initially to have a three times a week then reduced to once a week, I have no longer migrates my low back pain to my lower leg
and elbow pain with the shoulder pain relieved as well."
~Diane Mcmakin

"My shoulder pain I have endured for the past five years is relieved by you which is the only successful treatment after years of trying traditional medical doctors. My shoulder pain has been constant and of varying intensity ranging from minor irritation to unbearable.  Everything I have tried, including surgery, physical therapy, and medication has been ineffective. I've seen many doctors, including three orthopedic surgeons with no results. After only one treatment by you, the pain has gone completely. I can't begin to relate how much this means to me. I can only say thanks again."
-Greg Wetzel

"I am a 82 year old woman with fibromyalgia began in September, 1999. I had been tried medication gave by my doctor which caused dizziness followed by nausia for five days. The pain medication had been on Celebrex and Vioxx with no relief. After the four acupuncture treatments, my pain was reduced by 50%, particularly on my shoulders and my asthma also feel better after Dr. Tao gave the Chinese herbal medicine, this is to express my great thanks to his help."
~Verna Canova

"In April 1994, I suffered a severe stroke with left side paralysis. I have even been given medication one chemical after another. I came to Dr. Tao and within three treatments, my back and neck were no longer in spasm and the pain was reduced in my left shoulder. By the fourth treatment, my shoulder was free of pain and my range of motion was resolved to normal..."
-Dr. Rudy Mueller, E.S.U.

"I am a 64 year old woman with a history of hypertension for over 20 years. In Feb., 2000 I had a mild CVA with shooting and burning neurogenic pain in the left arm complicating it. After three months for 12 acupuncture treatments, I feel a 80% better. I am very glad the progress so far I did and thanks your help".
~anna Grossman

"I am a 45 year old executive secretary at Lehigh Valley hospital injured in a motor vehicle accident in May, 1993. I have been through numerous pain management treatments and consultations even in Philadelphia. After I seen Dr. Tao for acupuncture treatments from July through September of 2000, he already successfully controlled the pain which includes numbness down to the arms, inner aspects of my legs to my feet, burning and muscle spasm to my arm, leg and shoulder. I tried different medications, however, it only caused me drowsiness or upset stomach. I am so grateful to Dr. Tao that so many modalities have been ineffective, so expensive and caused me many side effects, he still could relieved my pain without any medication."
~Debra Hughes

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