Most of us eat foods because they are pleasurable and we enjoy their smell, taste and textures. Eating is a very personal experience as it is both a source of nutrition as well as a tool for social gathering. Most of us are also well aware of the nutritional value of food. Eating whole grains (vs. … [Read more...] about Eating Right For The Season
When I tell someone I am an Acupuncturist, they respond with curiosity and questions! Below are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions in our clinic~ What is the goal of Acupuncture? The goal of Acupuncture is to restore balance in our body by working with our body's own Qi … [Read more...] about Acupuncture’s most Frequently Asked Questions
It is hard to make sense of something that is difficult to make sense of! Most people who come for acupuncture come without knowing much about “how it works”. We take time in our initial session to explain the premise behind acupuncture. In explaining it – it makes so much sense! Acupuncture is … [Read more...] about How does acupuncture work?
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is represented by one of the elements of nature (such as wind, cold, damp or heat). The element associated with summer is heat or FIRE! Fire energy is considered YANG Energy. Yang is big, yang is expansion yang is excess. As you know, summer is all … [Read more...] about Summer Fire and Healing Heart Energy
Julie Silver, MSW, R.Ac. Holistic Medicine Can Help Reduce Symptoms Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese Medicine that has been used for thousands of years. It is based on the theory that our body has its own ability to promote healing through balancing an energy in our body called “qi”. The … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Arthritis
Over the last 20 years, we have become more aware of the many challenges couples face in getting pregnant. Individuals are marrying later in age and couples are waiting longer to have children. In addition, environmental toxins and our own diet can directly impact our health and trying to … [Read more...] about Reproductive and Integrative Medicines – the perfect match!