To say that 2020 was a stressful year is putting it mildly. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many people put checkups and other medical procedures on hold, including acupuncture treatments. If you are more than ready to get back to your treatments, here are four things I want you to know about my safety procedures in this new normal. And if this does not answer all your questions, please feel free to ask. It is important to me that you feel safe and secure as you return for your first appointment. continue reading
According to the Centers for Disease Control latest statistics, the national prevalence of obesity is 42.4% and obesity-related conditions such as heart disease, stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, and certain types of cancer are some of the leading causes of preventable and premature death in the United States.
In several studies over the last five years, researchers have shown patients who receive regular acupuncture treatments see faster weight loss results than those who do not. In each case, the acupuncture treatments were combined with dietary and lifestyle changes also aimed at weight loss, illustrating that acupuncture is an effective supplement to weight loss programs. continue reading
For many of the afflictions acupuncture can treat – allergies, back pain, headaches, the list goes on – reducing inflammation in the body is a primary reason acupuncture is successful. For decades now, doctors and medical researchers have been trying to learn exactly what the biological mechanism is that allows acupuncture to reduce inflammation in the body. continue reading
I think we all know someone, or maybe it’s even ourselves, who lives by the refrain, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.”
Often used to put off replacing outdated tools or technology, the phase can be connected to how we view healthcare as well. It can be hard to think about our physical health until it is a problem. Something we take for granted, until, as it were, it’s broken. Why would we spend time and money on something before it’s necessary? continue reading