Chinese Medicine

Abdominal Bloating, Low Back Pain: Mysteriously Rooted Symptoms Solved by Acupuncture

As an acupuncturist I notice several types of people who come to me. Those who have heard acupuncture is highly effective for certain conditions such as pain or fertility. Others who want a more holistic and even spiritual (mind-body) approach to healing. And finally those...

The Physical Accompaniment to Emotional Trauma: Acupuncture to Heal Old Wounds

Emotional trauma can show up both physically and nonphysically. There are often visible signs a person has gone through something that wounded them. In Chinese medicine there are a set of acupuncture channels called Luo: "the connecting vessels," which are unique as they make themselves...

Long-COVID & Acupuncture: the Mind, Chronic Deficiencies & Deep Change

The mental state has a profound impact on our physical health. It can help or hinder the healing process. Long-standing chronic deficiencies also have an effect. They are usually linked and must be addressed for deep healing to occur. Recently I’ve been treating several people...

Healing Cultivation Practice: Acupuncture Points as Shamanic Allies

Self-cultivation is necessary for healing. It requires time, attention and the creation of relationship. Within the healing process, there is the very important relationship between the practitioner/healer and patient. The practitioner acts as the guide and the coach within the healing journey. From the central connection...