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Acupuncture – Chinese Herbs – Cupping – Qigong – Moxa – Gua Sha
Traditional Chinese Medicine

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA

Acupuncture: Recovery from Surgery

  Are you facing surgery? Worried about your recovery after surgery? Did you know that acupuncture has been scientifically shown to reduce post-operative pain and to diminish the need for post-op pain medication? Surgeries can be intimidating, scary and even...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Gastritis

If you suffer from gastritis, a cluster of conditions that are caused by inflammation of the stomach lining – Traditional Chinese Medicine might be part of an excellent treatment plan! It’s never fun when your stomach is inflamed but, when you suffer from chronic...

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The Mind – Body Connection: Meditation

      Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness love to celebrate wellness practitioners who foster the mind/body connection for the citizens of Rapid City. The work we do often involves sharing information with many partners in the care of a single patient and...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Weight Loss

  If you’re looking for a quick solution for weight loss, you’re not going to find it here! In fact, you’re not going to find it anywhere! Weight is such a tricky subject for so many people. We are often judged by how we look and how we are able to perform. As a...

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Acupuncture For Migraines

We are seeing a rising number of patients suffering from migraines. In the past, migraines were generally thought of as more intense headaches, but a migraine is something quite different. Did you know that there are certain foods that have been...

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Yoga and Qigong

Yoga and Qigong Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness are not only Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners, using modalities like acupuncture, cupping and herbal medication to treat our patients. We also practice Medical Qigong! Qigong (formally known as Tai Chi in the...

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Cupping & Massage

One of the many modalities we practice at Thrive is cupping. You might have recently become aware of the practice following the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Many of our American athletes (including swimmer Michael Phelps) bore the signature “bruising” during...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Nutrition

Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness is dedicated to working with the network of holistic and medical health practitioners throughout Rapid City. Communities are only as healthy as its sickest member. It’s imperative that we work together to provide healing and that...

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The Healers and Magicians of the Black Hills

Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness is taking a new approach with our ongoing blog! We want to celebrate the holistic health community around the Black Hills. We know how important it is to connect with one another, to share resources to serve the Rapid City population....

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Tinnitus

Recently a patient came to us suffering from tinnitus. She was experiencing what is known as “pulsatile tinnitus” or a “venous hum”. This form of tinnitus, while less common than the ringing type, is especially perplexing and unsettling. Pulsatile Tinnitus is where...

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