This episode is one of a series that was recorded at the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture’s symposium in St. Louis, Missouri.
In this interview we get into the details of how Dr. LeGlue uses acupuncture in his rehab clinic to help control patient’s pain, reduce the amount of pain medication they need and save them money.
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1:26 Why acupuncture? Got tired of the over-medicating, over-testing and getting less than optimal clinical results.
2:43 Results seen with fibromyalgia patients.
3:39 Ear acupuncture? French acupuncture? What??
5:34 US Military uses ear points for their pain protocols.
8:38 For chronic issues, try “alternative first.” There’s two reasons.
11:11 Expectations a person with pain should have about seeing an acupuncturist.
13:07 How has learning acupuncture changed how you work as a doctor?
16:03 How hyper-stimulation effects the nervous system.
20:57 Advice for those suffering from chronic pain.
Gerald LeGlue M.D.
A graduate of Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport, Gerald J. Leglue, Jr., MD, L.Ac completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He then moved to California and at the University of California, Los Angeles, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital completed his residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. After residency, he did his Fellowship in Adult TBI, at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. He is a Fellow of AAPM&R.
In 2008, Dr. Leglue through The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, studied Medical Acupuncture. In 2009, he traveled to Beijing, China to become skilled in cosmetic acupuncture & weightloss. He is Board Certified in, both, medical acupuncture and PM&R.
He is the owner/operator of Leglue Physical Medicine Clinic, New York Physical Medicine Center and U.S. Physical Medicine Management.
Leglue Physical Medicine Clinic
1270 Southhampton Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303