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Six Things I Tell Everyone

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My job is mostly detective work. I dedicate a lot of time and energy towards helping people figure out why they have the problem(s) they have. We also focus on solutions. Most people get caught up in the basics –…
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Acupuncture For Chronic Injuries

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Can Acupuncture Treat Chronic Injuries? Many patients ask, “How does acupuncture work?” It’s a tricky question to answer because terms like “qi” and “yang” aren’t what most people are looking for right out of the gate. They want to hear…
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Acupuncture For Stress

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Acupuncture For Stress If you’ve gone through a particularly stressful period in your life and feel drained, or feel chronically prone to “getting stressed out”, you should consider Chinese medicine, or acupuncture, as one of the best ways to recuperate…
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Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

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What is Chinese Medicine?  What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are poorly understood terms.  In the Western world, we have developed an unfortunate nomenclature for practitioners of Oriental medicine. We call nearly all practitioners of this fully developed medical…
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How to Pick An Acupuncturist

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How to Pick An Acupuncturist Through conversations I’ve had with some folks lately, I’ve come to a fresh state of awareness regarding how overwhelming it can be when it comes to picking the right health care practitioner.  It’s hard enough…
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Acupuncture for Scar Tissue

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Opinions on scars tend to vary pretty widely. Some people hide them, some wear them proudly, some even seek them out.  A random smattering of famous quotations about scars gives us some scope regarding just how widely viewpoints can vary….
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R.I.C.E. – Ice for Injuries?

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R.I.C.E. – Ice for Injuries? There are two divergent trains of thought in medicine today regarding acute injury & illness. On one side is the belief that the immune system largely tends to get in its own way, and thus…
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