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Acupuncture: The Liver and Spring

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There is a lot of history and theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) when you consider it is a medical system about 3,000 years old. There are five elements and five seasons in TCM. Each element has numerous associations that relate it to the theory of TCM. The elements and their associations provide one way for TCM practitioners to diagnose

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Five Acupuncture Points for Spring

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Spring is the season of growth, regeneration, increased activity and new beginnings. During the season of spring, people experience many changes. Allergies, high blood pressure, headaches, sinus pain and congestion, anger, irritation and tendon problems are just some of the issues common to the spring months. Many of these problems can be attributed to increased wind in the environment.

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Acupuncture and the Season of Winter

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Winter is just one of the five seasons acknowledged by Traditional Chinese Medicine. The ancient Chinese followed the belief humans should live in harmony with the cycles of nature. During the winter months, the darkness and cold indicate we should slow down, take care of our health, conserve our strength and replenish our energy for the upcoming spring and summer

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Electroacupuncture

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What is electroacupuncture? 

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Electroacupuncture is a form of acupuncture that includes the use of a fine electrical pulse. The pulse is sent from a specialized medical grade current-producing machine, through cords which attach with tiny clip, and into the acupuncture needle. Patients often experience a warmth, twitch, pulse, or buzzing feeling. 

 

Why is electroacupuncture special?

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Acupuncture Offers More Than Just Pain Relief

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Expert

 

I’ve been getting a ton of calls recently with questions about what all acupuncture can help with. Generally, people seek acupuncture for pain relief- headaches, back pain, shoulder tension, foot pain, etc. are just a few of the types of pain I see everyday. Acupuncture can do

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