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?
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
Over the years I’ve been in conversation with patients about “this or that” health condition. I’m always surprised when I hear people say, “but I’ve already seen my doctor for it.” Oftentimes people will follow this line up with something like, “There’s nothing else I can do.” I beg to … [Read more...] about The Many Promises of Alternative Medicine: How your acupuncturist differs from your primary care doctor
When was the last time you had a preventative treatment? In every social event or new encounter I have with people there is a question that comes up…”so what do you do for a living?” being an acupuncturist and a healer, immediately after my answer I get a list of medical diagnoses and health … [Read more...] about There is always something to work on
In today’s world, we only think about getting medical attention once a problem has arisen. People don’t think of getting treatment for ourselves beyond our yearly physical. However as society is becoming more health-conscious, we are beginning to realize there are several ways to take care of … [Read more...] about Acupuncture As Preventative Medicine
When was the last time you thought to breathe? Breathing is an automatic body action that has some conscious control. Everyone knows how to breathe, right? Unfortunately not. Go ahead, try it. Sit up straight with your feet on the ground. Place one hand on your abdomen and the other on your … [Read more...] about Belly Breathing