The State of Washington and Oregon license acupuncture, but may vary in their inclusion of other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) components (e.g., herbal medicine) in the licenses they issue. There are two organizations which help ensure the quality and training of Acupuncturists in the United States.
Acupuncture is a safe and effective healing art backed by more than two thousand years of practice and research. It is used worldwide both as a primary and adjunctive treatment for a wide range of conditions. Generally, people find an acupuncture treatment to be a relaxing experience. This is especially so after they get over […]
[bookmarks style=”padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px” options=”default=off&facebook=on&digg=on”] Winter has come abruptly to the Pacific Northwest leaving me wondering what happened to fall. And inside the chilly, damp winter days are the colds and flus that attack our bodies. Sometimes these uninvited guests stay for weeks at a time.
Beliefs are such a powerful thing. We base our whole lives on beliefs. These beliefs support the identity we have created for ourselves. The importance of maintaining our beliefs comes down to the importance of maintaining our identity. What we strive for in life, how we handle each individual situation in our lives, how we […]