Degenerative Disease

Clearing Toxic Buildup: Freeing the Back, Joints and Vessels with Acupuncture

Toxic buildup is one of most common causes of recurrent, residual and chronic illness. Chinese medicine discusses toxic buildup in depth in the medical classics Su Wen (Simple Questions) and Ling Shu (the Spiritual Pivot). These are the two books upon which most of Chinese...

Moving Forward in Life: Acupuncture to Treat Problems Rooted in Past Trauma

Many of our problems in life, including health challenges, involve the passage of time and difficulties inherent with that. Within Chinese medicine, the Liver is the acupuncture channel (and organ) associated with the passage of time, especially our past. The Liver’s acupuncture channel is the major...

Taking Time to Heal: Acupuncture Strategies for Treating Chronic & Degenerative Conditions.

Healing often requires a period of austerity and conservation within the body. In Chinese medical terms this is called “nourishing the Yin.” It can be likened to the season of winter, where the environment goes inward to rebuild and restore vitality, readying itself for a...

Treatment of Chronic Degenerative Conditions and Autoimmunity with Acupuncture

Classical Chinese Medicine is particularly well-suited in the treatment of chronic degenerative conditions and autoimmune disorders such as degenerative disc disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and several others. However, the mainstream has yet to become acquainted with the vast potential of acupuncture and...

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...