When I first moved home from acupuncture school in California, I worked at a well known hospital in Michigan. At this time, very few staff were familiar with acupuncture. As a way of education, I provided A LOT of treatments to doctors, nurses, and front desk personnel. After receiving their … [Read more...] about Get Your Daily DOSE of Well Being!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMCSV972KT0 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 … [Read more...] about Our Body’s Report Card
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
Summer is officially over and we are headed into Autumn. Today the morning temperature dipped into the 50’s a sure sign of colder weather ahead. In Chinese medicine, Autumn is the season related to the Lungs and Colon, so we need to pay attention to our health. It’s no surprise there has already … [Read more...] about Self-Care Going into Autumn
Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years. Originating in China, acupuncture uses thin sterile needles that are slightly larger than a human hair and are inserted at various points throughout the body. The Chinese have identified hundreds of acupuncture points and it is thought that the … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Allergies, Colds and Flu
The leading cause of disease in our modern day lives is undeniably stress. Occasionally stress is placed upon us; however, more commonly, we impose stress on our own selves. Whether stress is actual or perceived, our bodies process stress the exact same way that our ancestors did. When our ancestors … [Read more...] about Shifting the Scales on Stress