Summer is fading out as cooler temperatures are presenting us with the beauty of changing leaves to oranges and reds. Autumn in Chinese medicine is the season related to the Lungs, so it’s prudent to pay attention to our health. Typically, this time of year we see an increase of patients coming in … [Read more...] about Supporting your Health in Autumn
One day, while living in Houston, I was eagerly picking Satsuma oranges off the drooping branches of a tree in my backyard. I was excited to bring a big bowl of fruit to the office to give to patients. I had my arms full with harvest while walking over to put the oranges into a nearby bag. Without … [Read more...] about When the Healer Needs Healing
Living in a world with Covid-19, almost everyone knows someone infected with the virus. While each person’s experience with the virus is different, a common question we ask each other about Covid-affected loved ones is “were they healthy”? This question seems to require a very black or white … [Read more...] about What Does “Healthy” Mean to You?
Most of the world has been in hibernation, not only from winter, but also from living in fear of COVID-19 and the ongoing pandemic. We are beginning to emerge from our cocoons, wearing masks a bit less often and hoping that the pandemic is almost in our rear view mirror. With school out for the year … [Read more...] about Get Out and Get the Most Out of Summer
In April, 2021 the final rules for Public Act 140 were written and signed!! These new rules change the profession of Acupuncture from voluntary registration to requiring a license in order to practice in Michigan. By providing licensure to acupuncturists, residents of Michigan gain a safe, … [Read more...] about Acupuncture now Licensed in Michigan!!
As an acupuncturist, I’m often asked “what can acupuncture be used for?” Before Covid I would have offered my practiced response of explaining Chinese medical theory, and then some of the main reasons people choose acupuncture treatment. However, Covid has provided an opportunity for everyone to … [Read more...] about Healthy Mindsets in the Age of Covid-19