Articles by author: Tona Marquez

Acupuncture Relieves Pain from Shingles in Santa Barbara

By Tona Marquez on Apr 02, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

Living in Santa Barbara is a dream. But living with pain from an outbreak of shingles is a nightmare. Acupuncture, the leading alternative medicine for pain relief, has provided the answer many are seeking.


How does Acupuncture Work, Part 1: Pain

By Tona Marquez on Dec 26, 2014 at 04:42 PM in Santa Barbara Alternative Healing

How does acupuncture work? Part 1: Acupuncture stimulates your body to release "stuff it makes" that takes away pain - conventional medicine calls this endogenous opiate secretion.