Five Benefits of Acupuncture Care

Acupuncture is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is practiced in many different forms which include herbal remedies, cupping, and massage, which have all been used for thousands of years. The basis of TCM is the idea of qi, the body’s vital energy. TCM treatments promote the movement of qi throughout the body in
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6 Reasons You May Be Having Sleepless Nights

One of the first and most important steps to healing is making sure you’re getting enough quality sleep every night for the body to do its internal restorative work. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is understood that the yang qi that keeps our minds and bodies busy during the day goes internal at night
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Acupuncture for Migraine Relief

Acupuncture for Migraine Relief Migraines are ranked the 3rd most common disease in the world, affecting at least 12 % of the world’s population. If you don’t suffer from them, then you most likely know someone who does. As too many of us know from experience, they are periodic painful attacks on one or both
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What is De Qi Sensation?

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What is actually happening with De Qi sensation? As acupuncturists, we are aware that some people are really scared of needles. However, the different sensations from the acupuncture needles are what help the body heal naturally! When we first learned how to do acupuncture, our teachers informed us to get that “de qi” sensation where
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Qi Gong and Tai Chi

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“The human body ought to be exercised until it is tired, but this should not be carried to an extreme. As it is agitated [exercised], the digestion improves and the circulation through the blood vessels is freed so that disease is unable to arise.” ~ Hua Tuo, 3rd Century CE “One thousand days to learn,
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Diversity in Treatment

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is used to treat all kinds of ailments but what matters most to me is that I use the appropriate tools to help fix the issues facing my patients. We will explore different modalities of TCM in the coming weeks, but for now, know that I will use whatever tools to
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Cultivating the Mind and Emotions

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“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly” ~Buddha I am on your team. I am not watching from a distance, I am in the trenches with you to help
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