According to TCM principles, there are Five Elements in nature with corresponding seasons, organ systems and emotions. We are all a reflection of both the Five Elements and nature, by embodying the same relationships within ourselves that occur in nature. Each individual's physical and mental … [Read more...] about The Water, Wood and Metal Elements: How Do They Interact During Times of Stress?
As we all navigate this uncharted territory together, we can be certain of a few things: Our usual routine of self-care and support will most probably go by the wayside! We are going to feel a wide range of emotions – they may change minute to minute. We may be uncertain of how to stay … [Read more...] about Complimentary tele-health visits from our office to you!
We are in a time of uncertainty about how to best take care of our health and keep our body and immune system strong. We hear many risk reducing suggestions, including thoroughly washing your hands, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, avoiding large crowds and staying home when … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and TCM can support prevention and risk reduction of viruses and respiratory disorders
I have been in practice a long time – going on 20 years! It seems like my decision to start acupuncture school was yesterday. Fast forward to now! We have a busy practice with 5 acupuncturists and a CranioSacral therapist and collectively see over 200 patients a week! Our practice continues to grow … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Continued Acupuncture!
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
Depression is the most common of mood disorders. It is estimated that nearly 30 million Americans suffer from the often-debilitating disease and it is, in fact, one of the 15 leading causes of disability in developed countries. It is widely believed that depression may the body’s response to … [Read more...] about Acupuncture: A New Alternative for Treating Depression