As the weather begins to warm up and the days are getting longer, we will have more opportunity to get out and be active! After a long, cold winter, getting active again may feel like a challenge. If your joints are stiff and your muscles are tight or you have been neglecting that troublesome shoulder, knee, back, or hip, acupuncture is an excellent choice for recovery.
In honor of National Heart Month (February!), learn a little bit about how the heart is viewed in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)!
The therapeutic effects of acupuncture are becoming increasingly tested and proven in many different areas of health and disease and this includes supportive cancer care. Many progressive cancer treatment centers are now offering acupuncture to bring comfort and relief to patients really who need it. Acupuncture may also be sought through a private practice, such […]
Practicing emotional intelligence (EI) in the workplace enhances communication and collaboration. This in turn strengthens our ability to meet deadlines and expectations. Exercising EI also helps to motivate others and assists in conflict recognition and resolution. By definition, emotional intelligence is how well we manage and understand our emotions and the emotions of others. According […]
A question we encounter regularly this time of year: “Can Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture help with cold and flu season? The resounding answer is “absolutely”. Acupuncture is able to stimulate the immune system, providing protection against the ubiquitous cold & flu viruses that lurk in classrooms, homes and public places. Common symptoms include headache, cough, sore throat, […]
Willpower. Sounds like something a super hero should have: Superman has Super powers; Spiderman has “Spidey” sense; and Grocery Shopping Woman has Willpower! It seems that willpower is so strong and elusive that most of us simply do not have it. “Tried that new diet, but I just didn’t have the willpower.” “I was going […]
Fall is the time of year that is often considered the beginning of cold & flu season. Why do you suppose we catch more colds and flus at this particular time of year? Aren’t viruses present all throughout the year? Do they go away during the Spring and Summer? It all makes sense according to […]