"Much more can be learned simply by looking beyond the surface." -Thomas W.P. Slatin Question: Is weight loss the same for every person? Is there a single diet that works for every person? Does it take the same effort for every person to sustain their...read more
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps." -Confucius In our most recent blog post, we discussed getting down to what your core values, dreams, virtues, goals, and principles are. I’ve found many...read more
"To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders." -Lao Tzu It fits that we discuss an auspicious practice as the one laid out in this post, on the eve of Chinese New Year. Starting a new year creates a definitive point of reflection and change....read more
"A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step." -Lao Tzu What is it that you want in life? This question burdens and drives every one of our decisions, actions, and behaviors. Desires and wants shift, change, evolve, and transform throughout our...read more
Case Details: 13 year old female presented with chronic right-sided hamstring/leg pain for the past 6-7 months. Patient reports injuring her leg multiple times throughout her gymnastics career, with the most recent occurrence being 6-7 months ago. She...read more
Case Details: 30 year old male presented with persistent right foot pain for about 2 months. He is a ultra marathon runner, but the pain is making it difficult to lift his right foot, so his training has halted recently. He has been administering self...read more
Case Details: 40 year old male presented with chronic neck pain and stiffness for approximately three months. Patient reports no matter what he tries, he has found no relief. He presented with limited range of motion and had increased pain particularly...read more
Case Details: 51 year old female presented with chronic lower back pain for 10 years duration, worse within the last 6 months. She was diagnosed years ago with Grade 2 Spondylolisthesis. She has been active for the entire duration of time, but for the...read more
“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.” -Friedrich Nietzsche Acupuncture is the name given to a type of medical treatment that utilizes thin needles to promote healing and optimal physiological functioning. Acupuncture was brought over...read more
“’Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.” -Michel de Montaigne The ingenious invention of the Acupuncture needle is highly sophisticated, time tested, and unparalleled in its ability to treat a plethora of diseases,...read more
“Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases.” -Karl Marx It’s crucial to me that you understand the most you can about this wonderful field of East Asian Medicine, and medicine in general. Knowledge is only power if it’s practical and applicable. When used...read more
“Everything should be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.” -Albert Einstein Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most widespread medical traditions we have, and it’s won it’s notoriety by being highly effective for a wide variety of illnesses and...read more
A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words. -Zhuangzi If you have been...read more
Are you new to acupuncture?
We know you’re busy, but if you could take a maximum of 2 minutes of your time we’d love your feedback on our anonymous survey. With a little bit of your help, we hope we can make our site more helpful and useful to you.