Acupuncture & Pain Relief

We use acupuncture to help treat a variety of issues in our clinic, but the one most often cited by our patients remains pain relief. Not coincidentally, most good research supports the use of acupuncture in the treatment of both acute and chronic pain conditions. One meta-analysis, which included 39 studies and 20,827 patients, had… Continue reading Acupuncture & Pain Relief

My decision to specialize

While I have written elsewhere about physical activity and the important role it plays in my life, I want to return to it now, if only to explain my decision to specialize in a particular field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment. As I age, and my body inevitably starts to break down—like they all… Continue reading My decision to specialize

A Role For TCM In Addiction Recovery

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, addiction is defined as “a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain—they change its structure and how it works.” The euphoria experienced when using certain drugs, including… Continue reading A Role For TCM In Addiction Recovery