ACUPUNCTURE

This medicine changed my life. In short, acupuncture helped me to reduce stress, heal digestive issues, and physical injuries, and further connected me with my body. In this section, I share what acupuncture can be used for, specifics about how it has helped me, and my patients, and why we need to lean on this ancient method of healing.

Dedicate to Your New Year’s Resolution

When making your New Year’s resolution be gentle and kind to yourself. Think of your resolution as a dedication to yourself. A dedication that calls upon your inner strength, empowers you and causes you to rise to the occasion. We are drawn to dedication by our own desires. Our desires are requesting dedication, and dedication […]

Get to Know the Acupuncture Needle

How big are the needles? Are they Sterile? Will it hurt?  In this post, I will familiarize you with the acupuncture needle and provide answers to common questions. It is my hope that with this knowledge, you will gain a new understanding and gain a level of comfort with the acupuncture needle. Enjoy! Acupuncture needles […]

What Can Acupuncture Treat

In 1996 (far too long ago), a report was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) that contained data on the effectiveness of acupuncture based on controlled clinical trials. Below are following conditions and diseases that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture: low back pain neck pain sciatica tennis elbow knee pain […]

A Choice in Healthcare

Most recently a close friend of mine asked for my opinion on signs and symptoms her brother presented with. We’ll call her brother, “John.” My friend mentioned that John had seen one western medical physician who had completed a number of tests that showed no significant results for a diagnosis. John then saw another physician […]

How I Got Here

One of my favorite questions to ask fellow colleagues is “how did you discover this path?” or better yet, “how did this path discover you?” I love this question because everyone has a different story. For me, it begins in summer 2008. I was living in Washington, D.C. where I was working my first full-time […]