Category Archives: Acupuncture

Moxibustion of ST36 for Immunity

The acupuncture point ST36, also known as Zu San Li, is located below the patella, 3 cun below ST35, 1 finger-breadth lateral from the anterior border of the tibia.  It is considered one of the most tonifying points on the body.  It is used to benefit the stomach and spleen, harmonize the intestines, tonify the


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COVID-19 & Acupuncture

“A human being can survive almost anything, as long as one can see the end in sight…..” These are precarious times and its important to remain clear-minded and robust. That being said, when your body and mind are in constant stress, this stagnation of circulation causes a variety of physical and mental symptoms, such as


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Organ Clock

Traditional Chinese Medicine explains the natural rhythm of our bodies through the 24 hour clock, like those of circadian rhythms.  The TCM organ clock is divided into 12, two hour sections corresponding to a specific organ system.  During this time period that organ and its related meridians are highlighted and at their strongest.  Each organ


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Acupuncture Treatment for Migraines

Acupuncture Treatment for Migraines   Migraines are very common among the American population affecting millions daily as it affects 12% of the population and is the third most prevalent illness in the world. For migraine sufferers Acupuncture is an effective treatment in the reduction of symptoms as well as the frequency of migraines. Traditional acupuncture


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Yintang Acupuncture

Acupuncture Treatment for Migraines

Migraines are very common among the American population affecting millions daily as it affects 12% of the population and is the third most prevalent illness in the world. For migraine sufferers Acupuncture is an effective treatment in the reduction of symptoms as well as the frequency of migraines. Traditional acupuncture from a Chinese Medical point


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4 Doors – Acupuncture

4 doors are a set of points on the abdomen that consists of RN12 (zhong wan), ST25 (tian shu), and RN6 (qi hai).  The 4 points surround the umbilicus.  RN12 is on the midline of the body, 4 cun above the umbilicus.  RN6 is also on the midline of the body, 1.5 cun below the


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Tongue Diagnosis

Tongue Diagnosis   Sticking out your tongue may be a typical part of an acupuncture appointment.  Patient’s often ask why and are curious as to what practitioners are looking at.  Tongue inspection is an important diagnostic tool that shows signs of how the body is functioning and potential imbalances.   When your acupuncturist looks at


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Acupuncture For Chronic Low Back Pain Soon Covered By  Medicare!

Recognizing acupunctures effectiveness to reduce  low back pain, on January 21, 2020,  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS)  has finalized a decision to cover acupuncture in certain locations for patients with chronic low back pain!! This decision regarding coverage takes into account how effective acupuncture is for many people (but not all)


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Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture enhances the immune system promoting longevity. Electroacupuncture is very similar to manual acupuncture, except practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine introduce a trickle of electrical current through the needle into an acupuncture point at specific frequencies to achieve a desired effect. The sensation of current is very mild, and can range from a tingle to


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