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What is Cupping Therapy and Why Do So Many Athletes Use It?

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps made a splash at the Rio Olympics for much more than winning gold medals. Photographs show that Phelps had large, red circles along his shoulders and back, prompting many to wonder what was going on. Phelps wasn’t alone. Other athletes, particularly those from China, had similar marks. For those well-versed in the art of Traditional Chinese Medicine, these circles were no mystery. They are a part of a healing process called cupping that goes back thousands of years...

By |2017-11-08T23:04:55+00:00September 20th, 2017|Cupping, Natural Medicines|0 Comments

Is Acupuncture Right for You? Three Questions You Should Ask

If you’ve been following our blog, you know we believe acupuncture can benefit everyone. Whether you’re struggling to get a decent night’s sleep or you want pain relief without the troublesome side effects of medication, acupuncture provides a natural solution to hundreds of problems.But are you still hesitant to try acupuncture?

By |2017-11-08T23:20:04+00:00September 8th, 2017|Acupuncture, Acupuncture For Beginners, Natural Medicines|0 Comments

Five Ways Acupuncture Helps You Sleep

Sleep is not a luxury—it is a vital part of our survival! When losing sleep becomes a chronic problem, you’re placing your health in jeopardy. While more research needs to be done to understand the full effects, there is a great deal of evidence about how acupuncture can be a natural solution to sleep disorders. Here are five ways it helps...

By |2017-10-03T15:26:52+00:00August 29th, 2017|Acupuncture, Natural Medicines, Sleep|0 Comments

How to Reduce Stress Naturally with Acupuncture

Stress is meant to give our bodies a “warning signal,” which was very useful to our ancestors when they were chased by tigers, bears or any other animal looking for an evening meal. Stress triggers a “fight or flight” response. This response was vital to keep our ancestors alive. But that was then. This is now. Today, you’re not being chased by tigers and bears (at least, we hope you’re not. If you are, then acupuncture probably won’t help you.) Today the “beasts” that chase you take the form of traffic jams, juggling family schedules and heavy workloads. We want you to know there’s another alternative, and you can treat stress naturally.

By |2018-03-05T15:47:50+00:00August 10th, 2017|Acupuncture, Natural Medicines, Stress Relief|0 Comments

Little Known Facts About Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine is not about mysterious potions, stereotypes and forbidden prescriptions. In actuality, it’s a scientifically based method for tapping into the body’s natural healing abilities. It’s a tried and true method of evidence-based healing that dates back thousands of years.We believe when you take a look at these little known facts about Traditional Chinese Medicine, you’ll find it just as useful and fascinating as we do. No kung fu skills required.

Desperate for Pain Relief? Five Reasons You Should Try Acupuncture

No one understands what it’s like to spend a day in your shoes. Sure, you can describe your chronic, debilitating pain, but often, mere words are not enough to express the physical and psychological strength needed to participate in everyday activities. It’s enough to make anyone feel frustrated and alone.But you’re not alone.We hear you, and we want to help you.If you’re desperate for pain relief, we’ve outlined five reasons you should consider acupuncture.

By |2017-11-08T23:14:27+00:00July 8th, 2017|Acupuncture, Natural Medicines|0 Comments

How Acupuncture Treats Lyme Disease

It’s one time you don’t want to hit the bull’s-eye. If you develop a rash that looks like a “bull’s-eye,” you may have contracted Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. Ticks in all forms are icky. Nothing makes you squirm like feeling one crawling up your leg. The deer tick is particularly nasty—it’s the critter that carries Lyme disease....

By |2017-12-07T20:34:55+00:00May 15th, 2017|Acupuncture, Lyme Disease, Natural Medicines|0 Comments