As an acupuncturist, I am often on the defense of the medicine I practice. I know through experience that it works wonders for almost everyone, but skeptics abound. I would love to see Chinese medicine more widely used, and more integrated within our current healthcare system. So I make the effort to communicate with others… Read More An Entirely Different System
A common statement made by patients in my clinic is “I believe in acupuncture.” This is usually a dual comment that they have seen results, but also more abstractly that they believe in the idea of acupuncture almost as a philosophy of healing. Some of these patients feel that their belief in the medicine is… Read More Do You Believe?
While Chinese medicine can seem endlessly complicated, and the human body a maddening chaos of possibilities, I am constantly reminded to return to the basics. Our dual nature is at the very foundation of Chinese medicine — we rely on the opposing forces of yin and yang. I have lately been thinking about patients in… Read More It’s All About Balance