When you come for acupuncture, the points used tell the story of your treatment, a bit about acupuncture theory and where you were needled. Most of the 400 points we learn in acupuncture school are assigned to a “channel” that describes what organ they are associated with and where they are on the body (arm […]
The April Vibe, “Liver” energy
It’s happening! Flowers and trees are blooming, little green shoots are emerging from the dirt, tiny leaves are sprouting and days are increasingly longer. The energy of Spring is gaining momentum, despite the occasional rain or chilly night. In this picture, do you see one piece of bamboo reaching higher than the others? That’s Liver […]
2017 Rooster year calls us to action and joy
2017 is a Yin Fire Rooster year, and it began on January 28th. It points to a somewhat calmer year by contrast to the shenanigans and disruption of the 2016 Monkey year. Chinese astrology considers the nature of each animal in the zodiac, and how the dynamics of this particular year affect the nature of […]
Nourish yourself deeply. Set the stage for greater vitality & resilience as you age.
You might recall the pre-flight announcement when the flight attendant advises you to put your own oxygen mask on before helping someone else. The message is clear and vital to your health and safety: You must take care of yourself before you can take care of any one or any thing else. Self-care is a […]
The insurance landscape has changed dramatically over the last several years, and will probably continue to do so. So what was acceptable one year may not be the next year. This is why we have to verify coverage. The good news is that many plans now include acupuncture as a covered benefit. In fact, when […]