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The 5 Acupuncture Theories – A Western Perspective

While I long for my patients to appreciate the true beauty of this ancient medicine, I’ve come to realize that it is better for them, the medicine, and my business, if I use words and explanations to which they can more easily relate. Continue reading

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Chinese Medicine: Effective Treatment for IBS

Studies show that acupuncture and Chinese herbs can be a safe and effective alternative to drug therapy. Continue reading

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California Health Insurance to Cover Acupuncture

Good news for acupuncturists and patients seeking alternative health care. A bill requiring California based insurance companies to offer Acupuncture coverage may find its way once again to the governor’s desk. If passed the law will go into affect January … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Helps Calm Colic

After having my own success treating my colicky baby with Chinese herbal medicine, I was interested to see what success other practitioners have had with treating colic with acupuncture.  A study published in PubMed concluded that minimal acupuncture treatment of … Continue reading

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Assisting Injury Recovery with Acupuncture

Acupuncture can help by increasing circulation, breaking up stagnant blood and promoting healing at the site of injury. Continue reading

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