Acupuncturist and Admin Xi Yang recently departed for an internship at a hospital in China. Read on to learn more about what she is doing there!
By Michael Dell'Orfano, Lic.Ac. On February 16, 2018 the Chinese Lunar New Year begins. This is a two week long celebration in China with many traditional customs, including wearing the color red for good luck, eating particular foods for health and longevity, and traveling to see family members. According to the traditional Chinese calendar, 2018 … Continue reading Happy Year of the Dog!
This post is copied from our older, original blog. Original post date 2/1/2016. By Michael Dell'Orfano, Lic.Ac. Celebrating the Year of the Fire Monkey In China, the New Year is celebrated for several weeks starting on New Year’s Eve. Families take a week off from work and school to travel in order to spend quality … Continue reading Year of the Fire Monkey (2016)
Meditation does not end after getting up off the cushion. It should be brought with us moment to moment.
People always ask me why I became an acupuncturist. And I don’t have just one answer.
From a Chinese Medicine standpoint, when we are too fixated on being healthy, that balance we strive for gets thrown for a loop. When we are too fixated on balance, we become unbalanced.
This post is copied from our older, original blog. Original post date 10/15/2012. By Marcie Bower, Lic.Ac. When I was 2 years old, mushrooms were my favorite food. Weird taste for a 2 year old, yes, but a wise one! Mushrooms are increasingly shown to have numerous health benefits, from boosting immunity to fighting cancer … Continue reading Mushrooms
Learn how Acupuncture helps our bodies recover after an athletic performance.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is all about relationships. There are 7 kinds of relationships in Chinese Herbology – these describe ways that 2 herbs can interact with each other in a formula.
I decided to try an experiment. I thought I would try not eating refined sugar for one month, and see how I felt. I wasn’t intending for a sugar-free existence to become my way of life. Now, almost one year later, I think that stopping eating sugar has been one of the best decisions for my physical health and emotional well-being that I have ever made.