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Happy New Year 2016 !

What an exciting winter as we approach the Year of the Fire Monkey. Although last winter had been very mild, this year the Farmer’s Almanac forebode a more chilly and difficult winter. With the cold comes snow and ice and amazing crystal formations. On Wednesday, first thing in the morning, I looked out my office […]

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About Acupuncture

Christmas and Health

This holiday season is the perfect time to start taking more control over your health. I’m seeing it more and more in my patients…an understanding that one size doesn’t fit all. We see better results if we branch out and use a variety of health care options. Health care doesn’t have to be exclusive to […]

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World Health Organization Condition Recommendations

From the World Health Organization’s list of conditions recommended for Acupuncture : Acute sinusitis Acute rhinitis Common cold Acute tonsillitis Bronchopulmonary Diseases Acute bronchitis Bronchial asthma Eye Disorders Acute conjuctivitis Cataract (without complications) Myopia Central retinitis Disorders of the Mouth Cavity Toothache Pain after tooth extraction Gingivitis Pharyngitis Orthopedic Disorders Periarthritis humeroscapularis Tennis elbow Sciatica Low […]

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Complimentary Alternative Medicine Use Widespread

Use of Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is widespread. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey, a nationwide Government survey, found that 38 percent of U.S. adults reported using CAM in the previous 12 months, with the highest rates among people aged 50–59 (44 percent)1. The NHIS data also revealed that approximately 42 percent of adults who used CAM in the […]

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What is Acupuncture

15 Interesting Acupuncture Factoids

Here are 15 factoids you may not know about acupunture: Originally, acupuncture needles were not made of stainless steel but of stone, bamboo, and bone. Studies have shown that acupuncture points have significantly more electrical conductivity than areas of skin without acupuncture points. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin acus, “needle” and pungere, “to […]