One unique aspect about Chinese Medicine is learning about a person, both physically and emotionally—in DETAIL. In order to create an effective treatment plan, the acupuncturist must understand minute details about the “chief complaint” as well as other aspects of a person’s health. To most people, … [Read more...] about Our Body’s Report Card
Autumn is the time for root vegetables!! This delicious soup is a great way to get beets into your diet and have a hearty, delicious meal. To make a soup with a thicker consistency, add more tomato paste. Feel free to spice it up with other vegetables, spices or meat. Ingredients 2 medium … [Read more...] about Beet Borscht
Digestion is one of the most important functions in Chinese medicine. We ARE what we EAT! So much of Chinese medical treatment and recommendations are directed towards healthy eating and digestion. For most of us, these principles are difficult to adhere to during the holiday season. Here are some … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving: Tips for Eating Well During the Holiday Season
10 Years in Practice: A Reflection Happy New Year, everyone! 2019 signifies my 10th anniversary as an acupuncturist. I cannot believe it has been a whole decade. As I gear up to celebrate my 10th year, I am very reflective on my experience thus far. I remember that when I first started practicing … [Read more...] about Julie Shindler-Cohen Celebrates 10-year Anniversary
It’s that time of year again! That time where EVERYONE seems to be getting sick with the common cold, flu and worse. Conventional medicine has few options to treat these maladies and we all suffer through the runny nose, sneezing, fatigue and sore throat. But you don’t have to! No one really has … [Read more...] about Tips for Avoiding Colds and Flu
Julie Shindler-Cohen, R. Ac., Dipl. OM, FABORM Headaches are a common problem that affect people all over the world. Finding the right treatment can be difficult because headaches occur for different reasons. Many patients have found relief through acupuncture, a traditional Chinese practice that … [Read more...] about Can Acupuncture Help Treat Headaches and Migraines?