Acupuncture

Detox and the Return to Innocence: Clearing Toxins with Acupuncture

There's a term commonly used within acupuncture treatment known as “the healing crisis”: a rather dramatic name for a common, often mild occurrence. This “crisis” is perhaps more palatable when called a “detox period.” The crisis usually manifests as cold or flu-like symptoms, diarrhea or...

Acupuncture and “Serious” Degenerative & Autoimmune Conditions

I am very excited to share my experience treating patients with so-called “serious” conditions, such as autoimmune, cancer and degenerative diseases. My excitement comes from the positive healing experiences I’ve witnessed treating these conditions with acupuncture. The power of acupuncture lies in its ability to fortify...

Chinese Pulse Diagnosis: Conversing With the Conscious, Subconscious and Unconscious Levels

Acupuncture can appear mysterious. Being an acupuncturist, I have asked myself at times, how can the insertion of tiny needles into the skin cause healing?  I still find it amazing. Beyond the mystery of how acupuncture works, is the question: how does an acupuncturist determine where...