Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ancient Medicine, Modern Benefits

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a medical system that has been cultivated over the last 2,500 years. Today, in China, TCM is an accepted medical system alongside allopathic or conventional medicine A hospital in China may have an acupuncture floor, along with ...

Acupuncture for Pregnancy Pain and Other Common Ailments

For thousands of years, acupuncture has been used in relieving many illnesses and diseases. It is based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory that the entire body is connected and controlled by the flow of qi, or energy. When there is an imbalance in ...

Pain Management for Pets: Effective Non-Drug Options

Dogs, horses, humans and cats are mammals. That means we have the same nervous system and neurochemical transmitters so animals experience pain in the same manner as humans. Since we know pharmaceutical options are limited when it comes to pain ...

The Truest Gift: Cultivating Wellness During the Holiday Season

The holiday season should be a time of peace and joy, but for some, the many stressors and commitments of the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day often make this time of year seem like a chore rather than something to be enjoyed. Give yourself the gift ...

Acupuncture Today

Though there remains some skepticism among patients and medical providers as to the true benefit and actual effects of acupuncture, it is starting to be recognized as an effective treatment for a variety of ailments. Research shows that acupuncture can reduce ...