Category Archives: Acupuncture

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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Steamed Pears for Winter Coughs

‘Tis the season for coughs and sniffles.  Colder temperatures, blasting dry heat and sick kiddos can lead to winter coughs.  If you or your family members develop one of those lingering coughs, try this traditional Chinese recipe for steamed pears.   Ingredients:  2 Asian Pears 1.5 Tablespoons Rock Sugar (If rock sugar isn’t available consider


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Organ Clock

    Do you or someone you know wake up around the same time every night and have difficulty falling back asleep?  This is a pretty common type of insomnia seen in the practice.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help you understand why this is happening. According to this ancient school of thought, the rhythm


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Yintang Acupuncture

Live Long and Prosper!

Longevity secrets in Chinese Medicine span the course of 5 millennia. The eight branches of Chinese Medicine include: meditation, exercise, diet, cosmology, feng shui, bodywork, herbal medicine, and acupuncture.  Each branch works on a different layer of a human being and is an expression of the spherical nature of life.  In this short essay I


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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

With the change of seasons, comes shorter days and for most us that means less exposure to natural sunlight.  This not only means fading tans, but it could also lead to Vitamin D deficiency.  Vitamin D (available in 3 forms: D-1, D-2, D-3) is a fat soluble vitamin that your body produces in response to


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Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a natural approach to skin care, anti-aging, and cosmetic problems without the use of surgery, shots/injections, or pharmaceuticals. After needles (about as thin as a cat’s whisker) are inserted, signals go from the skin to the brain where the body’s own painkilling substances, such as endorphins, enkephalins, serotonin, are released. This helps the


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Can Acupuncture treat depression?

Can Acupuncture Treat Depression? A growing number of people are seeking alternatives to antidepressant medications, and new research suggests that acupuncture may be a promising option. In acupuncture, a practitioner inserts needles into the skin at points of the body thought to correspond with specific organs. Western research suggests the needles may activate natural painkillers


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