• What are Ear Seeds and Auricular Acupuncture?

    Posted on May 17, 2018 by in UncategorizedDuring your acupuncture treatments, you may have received acupuncture needles in your ear (auricular acupuncture). Or, maybe you went home with some little stickers with gold beads on your ear. What's the reasoning behind this? The ear is a "microsystem" in Chinese medicine. The entire body is mapped out on the ear, and stimulating these [...]Comments Off on What are Ear Seeds and Auricular Acupuncture? Continue Reading...
  • Spring Newsletter: Foods that fight stress AND allergies

    Posted on April 11, 2018 by in UncategorizedSpring Energizes the Liver In Eastern medicine, the human body is known to be ruled by the same forces as nature. As hard as some try to rule over nature or rise above it, we are in fact a part of nature, the earth, and the universe. The same natural rhythms that enliven a seed and push [...]Comments Off on Spring Newsletter: Foods that fight stress AND allergies Continue Reading...
  • Create a Breathing Room

    Posted on March 19, 2018 by in meditation, mindfulness, stressCreate a Breathing Room Have you heard of a Breathing Room? Basically, it’s a room or even just a corner of your house where you can go to decompress and just breath. I went to a wonderful event hosted at Birdsall last week, with presentations by the owners of Birdsall, Erica’s and the Peace Cellar. [...]Comments Off on Create a Breathing Room Continue Reading...
  • Get ahead of spring allergies with acupuncture

    Posted on March 9, 2018 by in acupuncture treatment, allergies, immune healthAcupuncture excels at treating allergies Have you noticed seasonal allergies creeping in over the past week? The beginning of spring plus dry air and wind has marked the beginning of allergy season for many people here in Denver. The main symptoms I’m noticing right now are head congestion, headaches, fatigue, itchy or runny nose, and [...]Comments Off on Get ahead of spring allergies with acupuncture Continue Reading...
  • Easy Recipe to Ward off a Cold

    Posted on January 29, 2018 by in UncategorizedChinese Herbalism 101 The first set of herbs I learned in Chinese medicine school were the herbs that Release the Exterior. These are herbs that promote a light sweat, open the pores, and push out pathogens that are trying to get in from the outside. We have an immune system that protects us like an [...]Comments Off on Easy Recipe to Ward off a Cold Continue Reading...
  • Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture This Winter

    Posted on January 8, 2018 by in acupuncture treatment, digestion, immune healthTop 5 Reasons to Get Acupuncture This Winter. Chinese medicine is a holistic mind-body-spirit medicine. While many people seek treatment for physical pain, it's also beneficial for emotional upset, digestive disturbances, addictions, low energy levels, and more. Here is a list of 5 scientifically backed uses for acupuncture that might come in handy after the [...]Comments Off on Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture This Winter Continue Reading...
  • Can acupuncturists treat themselves?

    Posted on September 14, 2017 by in acupuncture treatment, FAQ, nutritionPeople often ask me if acupuncturists can treat themselves, or if I do acupuncture on myself. Two people have asked me today, so I thought I'd write a bit about this. The answer is yes, where I can reach. Sometimes I’ll do some points on my legs that benefit digestion and energy level. When I’m [...]Comments Off on Can acupuncturists treat themselves? Continue Reading...
  • Acupuncture and Preventive Medicine: Stay ahead of cold weather illness

    Posted on August 29, 2017 by in immune health, nutritionChinese medicine is a preventive medicine.  Acupuncture, herbs, and positive lifestyle habits excel at preventing illness and chronic pain. If that type of healthcare resonates with you, start by thinking of your health one season ahead of time. As fall moves in, think about winter. What issues tend to crop up in winter? Do you [...]Comments Off on Acupuncture and Preventive Medicine: Stay ahead of cold weather illness Continue Reading...
  • How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain?

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by in pain

    How to effectively and safely treat pain is an ongoing conversation in healthcare. Pain medication can be helpful for short term use, but there’s a risk of addiction and organ damage with long term use. Acupuncture is now one of the recommended non-pharmacological treatments for pain by the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is the […]

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  • Spring is Here-Lighten Up with Acupuncture

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    We didn’t have much of a winter here in Denver, Colorado. It was pretty warm and dry all season. Still, we are affected by the energetics of the seasons and our environment. The better able we are to live harmoniously with our environment, the better we will feel. So, what exactly does that mean? Let’s take […]

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