Acupuncture Alternatives

Managing Arthritis With Traditional Chinese Medicine

– Posted in: Health Concerns
Arthritis and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Arthritis conditions can often be managed with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Arthritis conditions and symptoms come in several varieties  - there are actually more than 100 different types of arthritis. The term arthritis is a sort of an 'umbrella term' that covers a lot of varying ailments that may affect the body with joint [...]

Summer Adventure At RAGBRAI

– Posted in: Exercise
Ragbrai Finish 2017

If you are an Acupuncture Alternatives patient you already know I encourage exercise and getting out in the fresh air whenever possible. Doing whatever exercise is suitable for a person's body and physical needs is an important thing for everyone's ongoing health. I try and practice what I tell my patients to do, whenever it is [...]

Acupuncture Helps Treat Chronic Pain

– Posted in: Acupuncture
Acupuncture helps with chronic pain

Acupuncture can help reduce the severity of chronic pain and the depression that often accompanies it. In a number of studies it has been shown that patients who are experiencing chronic pain and are being treated with Acupuncture do better, when compared and tested against those individuals who were provided with standard medical care alone, [...]

Say Ahhh For Traditional Chinese Medicine

– Posted in: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tongues are utilized for diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine

When you visit an Acupuncturist they will most often want to take a look at your tongue. Say ahhh! If you are not familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine you might find this strange - however in the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine the tongue provides important information in diagnosis, developing a treatment plan and to [...]