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Get Ready for Winter… Strengthen Your Immune System Now!

Get Ready for Winter… Strengthen Your Immune System Now!

My grandmother didn’t practice Chinese Medicine. She would be surprised, however, to find out how much of the wisdom she imparted to me actually has validity in the realm of ancient Chinese Medicine. Your Neck will Catch Cold Grandma used to drive me crazy in the winter season, always insisting I wear a scarf outside or catch a cold. As a matter of fact, there is something to that. Chinese medicine teaches us there is a spot on the back of our necks which is capable of absorbing wind and cold. Once absorbed, it can take hold in your system

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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help During the Fall Season

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help During the Fall Season

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help During the Fall Season The air turns crisp, the harvest comes in, and the celebrations begin. What’s not to like about Fall? For some people, Fall can mean allergies and hay fever. For other folks, the shorter days can lead to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and increased symptoms of depression. The change of seasons can play havoc on our immune systems as well, causing us to get sick. Let’s look at some ways acupuncture can help avoid the downside of Fall. 1. Feeling Better During Autumn Using acupuncture to boost your immune system is a

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How many Acupuncture treatments will I need?

How many Acupuncture treatments will I need?

What to expect from your acupuncture therapy – How many treatments will I need?   It’s hard to predict upfront how many treatments a person will need to see a signifigant improvement in the symptoms/issues that they are seeking acupuncture for. This is because everyone is an individual and has their own chemistry, wiring and make-up that you can’t be certain how quickly they will respond to acupuncture. It also depends on the severity and chronicity of the symptoms they are experiencing. Acupuncture treatment is cumulative.  The acupuncture treatments build upon each other and the state of balance at the

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Specials

Specials

Wondering how Acupuncture could help you? Take advantage of an Introductory Consult & Treatment 75 minute mini consultation and acupuncture treatment $ 75.00   Acupuncture treats many conditions that we deal with every day. From headaches and seasonal allergies to chronic pain and digestive issues to emotional distress and fatigue. By treating the body as a whole, acupuncture can affect change in the unpleasant symptoms we experience and improve the quality of life. Try acupuncture and find out how it can benefit you!  

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Autumn and Chinese Medicine

Autumn and Chinese Medicine

Fall Specials Autumn is finally here! The warm days of summer have past and the trees are letting go of their leaves. It’s time to take stock of what we have & let go of what we don’t need. The slower, colder days of winter are coming and we should prepare with self-care. Now is the time to be taking good care of our immune system to prevent picking up the seasonal Cold or Flu! Acupuncture can strengthen the immune system during the colder months, as well as treat seasonal allergies, sinusitis and help prevent and treat a cold or flu. Immune Boosting Treatment

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8 Benefits of Asian Bodywork Therapy

8 Benefits of Asian Bodywork Therapy

Classical Chinese Medicine Chinese Medicine treats the conditions that prevent health from occurring. Chinese medicine is over 3000 years old and is a sophisticated, comprehensive approach to healing that effectively improves physical and mental health, enhances immunity and encourages increased overall health, function and well-being. The focus of CM is on increasing health to discourage disease, and it does this by supporting the body’s inherent qualities for regaining health Asian Bodywork Therapy Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT) includes various forms of massage/manual therapy techniques that are based upon Chinese Medical principles of assessment and treatment of the body & mind. 8 Benefits

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12 Areas Acupuncture Helps

12 Areas Acupuncture Helps

Acupuncture has a positive effect on any condition & treats a multitude of symptoms related to the different body systems. Respiratory function: Seasonal allergies, Common cold & flu, Asthma, Breathing difficulties, Sinus problems Circulatory function: Restless leg syndrome, Numbness or tingling, High or Low Blood pressure, Chest pain, Temperature regulation Muscular System: Pain, Tension, Stiffness, Cramping, Spasms, Twitching, Weakness, Swelling, Tendinitis, Range of Motion, Strength, Flexibility Digestive Function & Process: Acid reflux, Constipation, Diarrhea, Abdominal cramping, Gas, Bloating, Belching, Gall Stones, Digestive discomfort Skeletal System: Joint pain/discomfort, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis Connective Tissue: Bursitis, Tendinitis, Degeneration, Contractures Reproductive Function & Processes:

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Why Acupuncture?

Why Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is known to help with many ailments. I have been fortunate enough to help many patients with some of the life altering disorders below. Please take a look and see if you may have a need for acupuncture. Cardiovascular Disorders Essential hypertension Neurological Disorders Cervicobrachial syndrome Disc problems Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months) Headache and migraine Intercostal neuralgia Meniere’s Disease Neurogenic bladder dysfunction Nocturnal enuresis Paresis following stroke Peripheral neuropathies Trigeminal neuralgia Musculo-skeletal Disorders Arthritis Fibromyalgia “Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow” Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures Low back pain Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and

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Your Therapist

jess100My path to oriental medicine came through my experience with massage & bodywork. For over 20 years I have been studying and practicing massage therapy, but it was when I discovered Shiatsu (acupressure), that I realized there was something very powerful about Chinese Medicine… READ MORE

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