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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0goAEdayBo Summer colds make you feel miserable and can linger for days or weeks. They can ruin your plans to enjoy the season. Chinese medicine takes a holistic approach to cold prevention and treatment. Rather than worry about viruses and bacteria, it is best to … [Read more...] about Summer Cold Treatment
It’s inevitable. Seemingly everyone comes down with the common cold during the winter months. Conventional medicine has little to treat it and we all just suffer through the runny nose, sneezing, fatigue and “tickly” throat. But I don’t have time for that this year. In addition to having three … [Read more...] about 6 tips to fight the common cold
As an adult, you know how troublesome an injury or illness can be. We sometimes forget that our children are susceptible to the same ailments. They often do not understand what’s happening or know how to communicate what is wrong. It is not uncommon for kids to come home with: Sprains … [Read more...] about Healing Stress, Injury, and Illness in Children
The thought of meditation often brings cringes of resistance and images uncomfortably sitting, legs crossed, in a still position for long periods of time. Most people resist the idea of meditation because they cannot imagine themselves slowing down. We live in a world that is extremely … [Read more...] about Why Meditate?
Yoga has been well documented to assist with many health challenges. From heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis, the benefits of a regular yoga practice have been linked to improved health and well being. According to Susan Winter Ward, author of the book Yoga for the Young at Heart (Nataraj … [Read more...] about Yoga for all Ages