Author Archives: RobinetteAcu

  • 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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  • Why it’s worth it to invest in private practice acupuncture.

    Posted on February 16, 2017 by in acupuncture treatment, pain, stress, Uncategorized

    How to Choose between Private and Community Acupuncture   If you’re searching for an acupuncturist in Denver, you have a ton of options. If you consider other types of practitioners who use acupuncture based techniques, like chiropractors and physical therapists who do “dry needling,” your choices expand even further. Staying in the realm of licensed […]

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  • Cozy up to Winter with These Acupuncture-inspired Ideas

    Posted on January 4, 2017 by in meditation, nutrition  In the Five Element System of Correspondences, which is a way to understand all things as interrelated pieces of a dynamic whole, we have: Winter-Water-Kidneys-Adrenals-Bones-Fear-Essence-Cold-Dark-Yin-Salty-Sinking-Darkness The list can go on, but in Chinese cosmology, the season of winter is related to all of these other "wintery" things. In winter, we are drawn inward and [...]Comments Off on Cozy up to Winter with These Acupuncture-inspired Ideas Continue Reading...
  • What is an acupuncture treatment like?

    Posted on October 21, 2016 by in acupuncture treatment, pain, UncategorizedSo, what is an acupuncture treatment like? I have a diverse group of patients, and there is no protocol that will work for everyone.  The person who comes in at 10am might have a much different treatment from the next person who  comes at 11am! I'll give you two examples of imaginary people and their acupuncture treatments. [...]Comments Off on What is an acupuncture treatment like? Continue Reading...
  • How can acupuncture help pain from herniated discs?

    Posted on October 20, 2016 by in pain, UncategorizedAcupuncture for Herniated Discs Pain caused by herniated discs is a common reason people seek out care from complementary medicine providers like acupuncturists. Acupuncture can alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by herniated discs, without the use of drugs or surgery.  It's best when used concurrently with exercises such as physical therapy or pilates in [...]Comments Off on How can acupuncture help pain from herniated discs? Continue Reading...
  • The Body Doesn’t Lie (acupuncture for stress)

    Posted on July 8, 2016 by in meditation, nutrition, stress

    Everyone experiences times of stress.  Things happen in our lives that are out of our control.  Loved ones get sick, sometimes they pass away, or move away.  Sometimes we lose a job, or feel insecure in our current job.  Sometimes we are stuck in a period of limbo, and need to give things time.  We need […]

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  • Natural Allergy Relief

    Posted on June 29, 2016 by in allergies, immune health

    Allergy season in Denver can span from spring all the way through fall.  High levels of ozone and pollution from wild fires only make the situation worst.  Along with stuffy nose and itchy eyes, many people experience other symptoms like low energy levels.  Acupuncture is a wonderful treatment for natural allergy relief, and will help […]

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  • Summer Holistic Nutrition

    Posted on June 21, 2016 by in immune health, nutrition, recipes, Skin Health

    My main goal as a health care provider is not to stick needles into as many people as possible.  What really inspires me is watching people make simple changes in their lives that creates better mood, energy level, and love for life.  Eastern holistic nutrition, choosing what we eat based on what our particular bodies […]

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  • Easy Peasy Breakfast

    Posted on May 10, 2016 by in nutrition, recipes

    Looking for a fast, nutritious, filling breakfast?  This has been a personal challenge for me.  I feel best when I avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, and have a low sugar diet.  That basically rules out breakfast, right?  Occasionally I’ll make a vegetables and chicken sausage, or a ground turkey hash, but I like to limit my […]

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  • The Healing Path of Least Resistance

    Posted on February 2, 2016 by in meditation, mindfulnessI've noticed something in my own life, and have seen it in so many others.  It's the belief that we need to psych ourselves up for our healing journey, for the necessary diet changes, exercise habits, meditation, etc.  It all feels so effortful, like we need to dig deep into our reserves to make this [...]Comments Off on The Healing Path of Least Resistance Continue Reading...