Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs Can Help Strengthen Your Immune System During the Flu and Cold Season

Flu and cold season is upon us and for anyone affected by them TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) can be potent techniques that have been time tested. TCM can protect us from the flu or cold and bolster immunity. Herbal formulas can be given and acupoints needled in order to restore… Continue reading

Acupuncture Treatment May Be Worth A Try for COPD Sufferers

Japanese researchers have discovered that COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patients would find acupuncture helpful in alleviating shortness of breath during activity. COPD is a disease of the lungs that gets progressively worse making it more and more difficult to breathe. Exposure to other toxins or chronic smoking can cause… Continue reading

Acupuncture is a Very Popular Form of Treatment Throughout The World

Acupuncture has been responsible for the treatment of pain on countless numbers of people for over 4000 years in China. This modality has been definitely ingrained into the culture of the East. In the United States, acupuncture has gained in popularity over the past few decades. What made it more… Continue reading

Alternative Treatments for Plantar Fascitis

In the United States, over two million people are suffering from a heel condition known as plantar fasciitis. It is marked by inflammation and pain on the bottom surface (sole) of the foot causing limited mobility. Plantar fasciitis may be a sign of an issue elsewhere within the body’s kinetic… Continue reading

Why Scars Need to be Treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Scars are the body’s natural responses to traumatic injury. They seem to appear very small and some are so small that they may be almost invisible or unnoticed by the eyes. This is an illusion. Under the skin, scars can be actually quite thick, very immobile, long and wide. The… Continue reading

Overcome Your Desire to Smoke with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

In 2010, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) announced that almost 20% of American adults were deemed to be smokers with many of them having the desire to quit. This 20% equates to more than 45 million people who smoke on a daily basis. That same year around 70% of… Continue reading

Marked Differences Exist Between Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine

One of the oldest and yet most sophisticated medical systems in the world is Chinese medicine. Through the thousands of years of research and experience has this system been immensely enhanced. Its most distinct difference to Western medicine is that Chinese medicine focuses on “health” rather than on “healing.” This… Continue reading

TCM Can Treat or Even Cure Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

Colitis and Crohn’s disease are conditions in which the gastrointestinal tract becomes inflamed. In colitis, the rectum and occasionally, the lower colon are affected. Crohn’s disease, on the other hand, tends to affect the entire GI tract (mouth to the anal sphincter) although it usually afflicts the small intestine. Both… Continue reading