It is hard to make sense of something that is difficult to make sense of! Most people who come for acupuncture come without knowing much about “how it works”. We take time in our initial session to explain the premise behind acupuncture. In explaining it – it makes so much sense! Acupuncture is … [Read more...] about How does acupuncture work?
Julie Silver, MSW, R.Ac. Holistic Medicine Can Help Reduce Symptoms Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese Medicine that has been used for thousands of years. It is based on the theory that our body has its own ability to promote healing through balancing an energy in our body called “qi”. The … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Arthritis
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
Even the cleanest schools (and children) are germ factories, and back to school time seems to inevitably lead to increased colds and infections in our kids. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control says that elementary school children get up to 12 colds during the school year. Then … [Read more...] about Boost that Immune System
Here’s everything (and probably more) that you always wanted to know about acupuncture needles, which are used to stimulate the flow of qi energy. They are made from stainless steel and flexible are like a wire (but not hollow) They’re not much thicker than hair, and much thinner … [Read more...] about Everything You Wanted to Know about Acupuncture Needles!
As an acupuncturist, we often get feedback about how our clients are doing. I was recently asked to share an exciting patient testimonial! You’ve made me feel like a whole person again. I barely even recognize myself I feel so good. This comment was from a patient who came in describing … [Read more...] about A patient weighs in on how acupuncture helped her migraines!