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October 24 is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) Day

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) Day is held annually on October 24 to raise public awareness and support for the use of acupuncture and other forms of traditional Chinese and Oriental medicine.

Thousands of licensed acupuncturists, government figures, and health organizations use this day to support the practice and its use as a complementary medicine in our modern healthcare system. 

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3 Ways to Prepare for Seasonal Changes

As the transition from summer to fall begins, changes start to happen externally as well as internally. The days become shorter and the air gets cooler; our bodies change to adapt as well. Here are three ways to prepare for the fall season ahead along with the beginning of the yin cycle.

1. Let go of Negativity

The autumn season

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Dry Needling – What’s all the buzz about?

Recently there has been a lot of buzz around the term dry needling.  What is dry needling and how does it compare to the practice of acupuncture?  Let me lay out some of the facts:

Acupuncture is a technique with a 5,000 year history. Written in the 4th Century, the Huang Di Nei Jin, one of the earliest texts on … Continue reading

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Hospice Acupuncture

As a Licensed Acupuncturist I am always looking for ways to improve my skills and knowledge.   After meeting the wonderful ladies of Endless Journey Hospice Care,   I was compelled to find out more about hospice and the role Acupuncture could play during end of life care. http://endlessjourneyhospice.com

In my search I found The National Association of Hospice and Palliative

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7 Steps to Detox After the Holidays

1.  Get rid of leftovers

The holidays bring delicious homemade food, and along with that come the leftovers. Holiday leftovers can be just as good as when you cook the meal the first time and become a tempting go-to snack. Time to let go. Toss the leftovers, if you have not already done so,  they most likely aren’t the healthiest

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