Celebrating Success

Nothing makes me happier than to see my patients succeed in their goals, whether it be recovering from a health issue, getting pregnant, overcoming depression and anxiety, or making a much needed life change.   It's incredibly gratifying when I work with a patient to lay out a treatment strategy, and the patient meets me halfway by doing their "homework," which is generally a combination [...]

By |2018-03-21T09:28:48-07:00March 21st, 2018|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Health|0 Comments

Treating Auto-Immune Disorders with Chinese Medicine

If you’re one of millions of people who suffer from an auto-immune disorder and have struggled to find relief, don’t despair.   Under normal conditions, our immune system serves to protect us against disease. When not functioning properly, our immune cells can mistakenly attack the very body they’re meant to protect. The precise mechanisms and causes of auto-immune disorders vary, and are not fully understood. [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:18:59-07:00July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healing Irritable Bowel (IBS) with Acupuncture

Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut, and we practitioners of Chinese medicine think he was definitely right. Digestive disorders such as IBS are some of the most common health problems, and among the things acupuncture treats best.   There are many different reasons why our digestive systems might break down or fail to work properly: Chronic stress can affect digestion by stimulating the sympathetic [...]

By |2017-08-26T11:29:56-07:00June 16th, 2016|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Health|0 Comments

Reflecting on the New Year

I'm a big believer in New Year's resolutions. I like to reflect on the closing year - to celebrate the successes, and better understand the things that didn't go as well as I had hoped. What do I want to achieve in the coming year, and what can I do differently to make those dreams a reality?   How often do we notice that when [...]

By |2019-06-19T11:05:02-07:00December 13th, 2015|Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Energy of Autumn

As the long, hot, damp days of summer come to a close, we can see the shifting of light in the sky and the newly-crisp winds stirring the season’s first fallen leaves. As we move from a more yang time of year - characterized by many hours of bright sunlight and increased physical activity - to that which is more yin in nature, our energy [...]

By |2019-06-19T06:08:23-07:00September 9th, 2015|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Health|0 Comments