It’s Spring: Time to Love Your Liver

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on Five Element Theory. Each element (wood, fire, earth, metal and water) corresponds with certain seasons, environments, tastes, directions, tissues and organs. In Chinese medicine, the wood element is associated with spring and the liver. Imagine bamboo trees and plants shooting up straight out of the earth. The wood [...]

By |2014-09-15T02:58:16-04:00May 2nd, 2013|Chinese Medicine, Liver/Gallbladder|Comments Off on It’s Spring: Time to Love Your Liver

Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Breast Cancer

According to, breast cancer is second only to skin cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. For patients with breast cancer, Naturopathic and Chinese medicine offer several alternative and complementary therapies that help to support the body during conventional treatment and treat the underlying causes of breast cancer after conventional care [...]

Benefits of Acupuncture: What To Expect From Your Treatment

  Now that you have an understanding of how acupuncture works and how it achieves balance in the body, you might be curious about the benefits of acupuncture and  how you will feel during or after an acupuncture treatment. If I were to pick one word to that my patients use to describe their experience with [...]

By |2012-11-06T01:49:15-05:00October 24th, 2012|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine|0 Comments
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