Chinese Medicine

Working with the Shadow: Acupuncture Treatment for Recurring Symptoms

The events of the past several month have left many of us in a state of anxiety, alienation and disbelief. There’s a widespread sense of insecurity, uneasiness, and instability. It’s easy to become shaken by world events, especially those as dramatic and conflictual as those...

Autoimmunity, Alopecia and Acupuncture Treatment

Autoimmune conditions often afflict the external physical structure of the body – the joints, skin, bones, blood vessels, muscles and hair. Inflammation coming from an “overactive” immune system can damage body tissues, creating degeneration. There are often symptoms of pain that also accompany the autoimmune...

Body and Mind: Effectively Treating Manic-Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder with Acupuncture

Manic-depression and Bi-Polar Disorder are conditions that affect many people. When exploring treatment options, one does not always immediately think of acupuncture. However, as an acupuncturist I have had a lot of success helping manic-depressants regain control of their lives. I’ve come to see acupuncture...