• End the Year Strong and Healthy!

    Posted on November 1, 2018 by in immune health, meditation, UncategorizedDon’t Fall into the Holiday Trap It starts with Halloween candy. The beginning of the Holiday Season of overindulging and eventually feeling like crap. I’ve been falling into this trap the past couple of years, and you know what? I’ve been getting sick every January with a bad cold and fever. I also experience achy, [...]Comments Off on End the Year Strong and Healthy! Continue Reading...
  • Chinese herbal products you should know about this cold season

    Posted on September 14, 2018 by in immune health, UncategorizedChinese medicine excels at regulating the immune system. Herbs have been used for thousands of years for the prevention and treatment of infections like the common cold.  Text books written in the Han Dynasty (40-200 A.D.) are still used in advanced Chinese herbal training courses. This medicine is OLD, yet it is always developing, growing, [...]Comments Off on Chinese herbal products you should know about this cold season Continue Reading...
  • New to the Clinic: Acugraph Digital Meridian Imaging

    Posted on September 4, 2018 by in UncategorizedI'm always looking for ways to better myself as an acupuncturist and help my patients get great results. So, I've decided to add AcuGraph readings to your appointments. I've been using it for a couple weeks now, and the feedback has been great! What is AcuGraph The AcuGraph Digital Meridian Imaging system is a computerized [...]Comments Off on New to the Clinic: Acugraph Digital Meridian Imaging Continue Reading...
  • 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...