Kathleen Russell Port is licensed to practice acupuncture and herbology by the state of California Acupuncture Board. She is also a diplomate in Chinese Herbology and Acupuncture (granted by the … Read More >>
Do you associate a particular scent with this change of season? Is something fragrant outside your … Continue Reading…
Every day that I am out walking, I see new growth on trees, the shrubs are flowering, and flowers … Continue Reading…
People new to acupuncture are a little excited or nervous (or both) about how the needles will feel. … Continue Reading…
About the Medicine
Within Chinese cosmology, all creation is born from the marriage of Yin and Yang – the two polar principles: Earth and Heaven, winter and summer, night and day, cold and hot, wet and dry, inner and … Read More >>
Before any needling begins, you will describe your "health history" and why you are coming for acupuncture. Based on this information, I will arrive at a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan. Your pulses will be taken; … Read More >>
The Dirty Dozen The Clean 15
Apples, peaches and nectarines topped EWG’s 2015 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce list of the dirtiest, or most pesticide-contaminated, fruits … Read More >>
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
"Acupuncture” means to puncture the skin at a specific point (with a needle). Because acupuncture needles are quite thin, they are … Read More...
Glossary of Acupuncture
Why a glossary of Acupuncture Terminology? Because an acupuncturist commonly uses words in an uncommon way. This glossary is … Read More...