Acupuncture

What credentials should you look for in a licensed acupuncturist?

An acupuncturist administers needle treatment to a patient's hand.

You’ve heard that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture can be beneficial for a broad range of health conditions, and are considering giving it a try. How do you know who to call? To help you feel confident about choosing the best practitioner for you, we’ll explain the credentialing for acupuncturists, Chinese herbalists, and practitioners Read More

What is the NADA Protocol?

NADA protocol auricular acupuncture five points ear

What is the NADA Protocol? The NADA Protocol is named after the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, which first developed it in the 1970s to help with recovery from opiate addiction.  It has since been refined and its applications have broadened beyond its origins in addiction recovery. The NADA Protocol is a form of “auricular acupuncture” Read More

What is Auricular Acupuncture?

Auricular Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Medicine is nearly 4,000 years old. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, one of the first written texts of Chinese Medicine, made mention of auricular acupuncture around 500 B.C. However, with technological advances and growing research, TCM has transformed into a much gentler and specific healing system. In the 1950’s Read More

Your Immune System and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Your Immune System and TCM  Very few people can say they have gone their entire life without so much as a cold. For some, their bodies can fight it off quickly. While for others it takes substantially longer. Why is this? Why do some people get sick at a drop of a hat, and others Read More

Acupuncture and TCM for the treatment of Insomnia & Depression

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a long history of treating depression and insomnia. Treating Depression and Insomnia Depression is one of the most common mental disorders. It can have many complicated influencing factors, such as loss of interest and sleep disorders including insomnia. Approximately 70% of patients with depression have symptoms of insomnia. In Read More

Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention

  There are many different types of migraines and just as many types of treatments ranging from over the counter medication, prescription pain relievers, or even Botox. Migraines affect approximately 18% of women and 5% of men in the United States.  They can be debilitating and effect quality of life. Unfortunately, many of the common Read More

What can Acupuncture and NAET Allergy Elimination do to Help Arthritis?

  There are several different types of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, septic arthritis, Still’s disease, and ankylosing spondylitis.  Depending on which type of arthritis you have will determine the best treatment course for you. Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to Read More