Acupuncture is a profession that has given us us wonderful fulfillment knowing that we have helped hundreds of individuals resolve serious health problems in a natural way. This is really what’s at the heart of becoming an acupuncturist---the love of the science behind oriental medicine and the desire to transform the lives of others. Interested in a career in acupuncture? We think you’ll find these insights interesting.
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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...
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
Sure, you may think it’s “trendy.” Acupuncture seems to be the latest fad for Western medicine. In actuality, there’s nothing new about the art—and science—of acupuncture. It’s been around for centuries, rooted in the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There’s a lot of information—and misinformation—out there about acupuncture, so we wanted to set the record straight and provide our beginner’s guide to acupuncture.
Trying something new is a bit frightening, isn’t it? We understand that facing the unknown — particularly in regards to your health -- can cause anxiety and hesitation. But often, trying something new presents an opportunity for greater personal growth, improved health, and reconnecting with your body’s natural healing powers. There’s no reason to let the unknown hold you back -- especially in regards to your first acupuncture treatment.