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Summer and Traditional Chinese Medicine

– Posted in: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Avoid sunburn is summer

According to traditional Chinese medicine philosophy summer is correlated with the element of Fire. Summer is also associated with the body organs of heart, small intestines, and the tongue. Paying special attention to those organs during summer is particularly important. When there is an imbalance in the seasonal element (in the case of summer the [...]

How Does Acupuncture Compare With Dry Needling

– Posted in: Acupuncture
Acupuncture helps with muscle-knots

Likely you have heard the term ‘dry needling’ and may have wondered how it compares, or relates, to Acupuncture. Both procedures use needles. And while it ‘seems’ that in both techniques, the practitioner uses needles, the process and technique is actually quite different. Acupuncture Technique Acupuncture is the ‘combination’ of ‘ahshi’ needling. –  ‘meridian’ style [...]

Chinese New Year – 2018 Year Of The Brown Earth Dog

– Posted in: Special Announcements
2018- Year of the Brown Dog

Chinese New Year in 2018 is on Friday, the 16th of February. Chinese tradition gives the Chinese a 12-year animal zodiac cycle. The Chinese year beginning in 2018 is the year of the Dog. The animal of 2018 is the Yang Male Earth Dog. Brown is connected to Earth. Therefore, 2018 is also called Brown [...]

Acupuncture Benefits Poor Leg Circulation

– Posted in: Health Concerns
Acupuncture helps leg circulation

Traditional Chinese Medicine shows that poor blood circulation occurs because there is not enough energy to move the blood along. Acupuncture can help people with poor leg circulation by using acupuncture at certain points. Acupuncture needling at certain points on the body can get the energy moving again – which will improve blood circulation to [...]