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AcupunctureLabor & Birth

The Use of Moxa and Acupuncture for Breech Presentation

Approximately 3-4% of babies settle into breech position towards the end of pregnancy. In general, breech position is described as any position where the baby’s …

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Addiction

Did you know that acupuncture can be a useful tool to help with detoxification and recovery from addiction, and that Spring is the best time …

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Acupuncture

Opening the Gates

Acupuncture is a beautiful and elegant medical art form. There are countless needling locations and combinations and each practitioner develops their own style as their …

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AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

How Can Chinese Medicine Help with Fibroids?

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and are wondering what the next step should be? Chinese medicine can be a …

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AcupunctureGeneral Wellness

Facial Rejuvenation & In-Home Acupuncture with Jessica

In need of some facial rejuvenation acupuncture? Wondering if it is possible to experience the benefits of an acupuncture treatment in the privacy, safety, and …

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Acupuncture

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Getting older is inevitable, but aging and skin issues don’t have to be. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is rooted in a centuries-old tradition and is a …

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AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

So You’re Getting the Vaccine. Here’s How We Can Help.

As more and more people become eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine, we wanted to let you know how Chinese medicine can support you during this …

Exhale
AcupunctureGeneral Wellness

Exhale

This weekend, many of us were gifted a palpable sense of relief, a collective EXHALE, with the election news. Patients walked into the office on …

Five Season is Reopening
Acupuncture

Good News! We’re Reopening!

We are delighted to announce that we will be reopening our doors for in-person acupuncture visits starting Thursday, June 4th. Acupuncture is now considered an …

Treating Seasonal Depression with Traditional Chinese Medicine
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Seasonal Depression with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Clinically referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the winter blues can weigh you down during the dark months of the year. An estimated ten …

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Breathing Exercises for Autumn

As we transition from the warm, sunny days of summer into the cooler, shorter days of autumn, you may begin to notice the cheerful summer vibes replaced by more pensive, even melancholy emotions. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), our Lungs are associated with the emotions of grief and melancholy. Breathing exercises can be a

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Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis

Why does my acupuncturist always ask to see my tongue?   In Chinese Medicine tongue analysis is an important and incredibly useful tool when determining a diagnosis. By observing the many aspects of a patient’s tongue from visit to visit, practitioners are able to monitor and assess progression of treatment and severity of dis-ease in

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Notice a lump in your breast? It could be fibrocystic breasts.

Did you know that more than half of people with breasts experience fibrocystic breast changes during their lifetime? Fibrocystic breasts are composed of non-cancerous nodular or glandular breast tissue, which feels lumpy or rope-like in texture, and are most common in people in their 20s to 50s. While many people may not have symptoms, some

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