Chiropractic has always been one of my favorite alternative medicine modalities. Enter Emma Lockwood. Like me, she went to chiropractic school at a young age. I was 20 when I went to acupuncture school and the next youngest person there was 9 years my senior, but most folks were in the forties or … [Read more...] about Podcasting with Monica & Dr Lockwood
The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
We started back doing acupuncture at the office a couple months ago . However, in early April we'd gotten tele-health visits up and running. What have I heard from EVERY patient I've spoken to? "I'm SOOOO anxious right now! It's not usually THIS bad!" So, if you too are having anxiety or … [Read more...] about Why am I so anxious right now?
One of the many gifts of natural medicine is the ability to look deeper at symptoms. We are lucky to have a wide variety of medications at our fingertips at the local drugstore and it is easy to choose the appropriate drug for any current ailment. Chinese medicine (CM), however, strives to look at … [Read more...] about Listening to Your Body’s Messages
Today’s FB Live is meant to explain or normalize your experience. There are SO many people going through SO much right now and they are really unclear as to WHY they are going through it and what it is. Let’s start with Ear Activation – I did this in a previous video but you can literally do … [Read more...] about Understanding Pandemic Trauma
Chinese herbs may seem exotic to those of us new to herbal medicine, but they are indeed more common in Western culture than we realize! Of course, there are many herbs that are unfamiliar to us, like Rehmannia and Gentiana, but there are so many that you probably use on a regular basis in your own … [Read more...] about Using Kitchen Ingredients as Chinese Herbs