Tag Archives: Chinese Medicine

Kidney Stones: Find relief with Acupuncture & Herbs

Kidney stones are known to be a painful medical event and according to a recent study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings the number of people suffering from kidney stones is on the rise.

The study looked at the prevalence of kidney stones in over 10,000 Minnesota residents from 1984 – 2012.  The findings revealed the over the course

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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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