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The coronavirus is currently appearing in the US and has spread well throughout large parts of the world. As time has passed since the first cases in China, we are starting to see the viability and effectiveness of a variety of western and eastern treatment options. As with many diseases and imbala…

Moxibustion, or "moxa", is a widely utlizied adjunctive technique in Chinese Medicine. It involves the burning of an herb, ai ye ("mugwort") on or near the skin at certain points or above certain areas based on symptoms. A general introduction can be found in my "What Is Moxibustion?" article. Moxa…

Through a variety of data samples it is estimated that approximately 30% of the global adult population experiences some aspect of insomnia on a frequent basis (1 ). Long term consequences of sleep issues have a broad array of affects. Some of these are related to reduced reaction time; automobile …

Seasonal allergies affect many people every day and may impact their lives profoundly, from itchy eyes to sneezing, stuffy nose, to swelling of the face and throat in extreme cases. Many people that I know, relatives and friends, are under medical treatment for seasonal allergies and have been tak…

One of the areas where practitioners see great benefits of Chinese Medicine treatment (acupuncture, herbal medicine, medical qi gong, tuina, etc.) is in complex systemic illnesses or syndromes.  In part this is because Chinese Medicine always looks at patients as individuals with complex relations…

A question very often asked of acupuncturists is, "How Does Acupuncture Work?".  The truthful answer is that outside of our own theoretical framework (which is 1000's of years strong - explored in "What Does Acupuncture Treat?"), we don't really know how it works in western terms. What we are comi…

Below you will find commonly used acupressure points located on the arms and hands.  Acupressure on the arm and hand points aids a number of conditions including headaches, nausea, breathing problems, sinus issues, stress, anxiety and more.  For acupressure points on other parts of the body, or for…

Below you will find commonly used acupressure points located on the chest and abdomen.  Chest and abdomen points are helpful for a range of conditions including fatigue, breathing problems, digestive issues, anxiety and other emotional imbalances and more.  For acupressure points on other parts of …

The information below pertains to the Tong Ren Therapy system developed by Tom Tam, a prominent Boston area acupuncturist and healer. The system is used within our "Guinea Pig" Healing Classes which are now located in many parts of the world. Tong Ren Therapy has proven helpful in a wide range of c…

If you are interested in general information about acupuncture, styles of treatment and reasons for seeing an acupuncturist, the following information may be helpful. Why should I see an Acupuncturist? What styles of Acupuncture are practiced? What conditions can Acupuncture treat? What will my f…

Within the field of acupuncture there are many styles, or schools of thought, and each of these schools contains within it unique diagnostic tools and theories which lead the practitioner to appropriate acupuncture point selection and treatment methods. This page discusses some of the basic Traditi…

Many of my patients often ask me "how" acupuncture works.  I tell them we simply do not know but there are many deep physical, chemical and hormonal changes that are prompted by acupuncture that are very difficult to study in a linear fashion.  Another aspect of "how" acupuncture works is how did o…

The acupuncture point KD 3 is a widely used point to build the energy of the body.  The point may be used to strengthen the qi, yin and yang of the kidney system which may aid conditions ranging from asthma and fatigue to low back pain, ankle pain to nightsweats, tinnitus, anxiety and headaches, am…

While Chinese Medicine is considered “new” by many - and doctors, politicians, and insurance companies are coming around to these “new” techniques, we all know that Chinese Medicine is anything but “new.”  Nor is Chinese Medicine simply a set of techniques that can be taken at will and “integrated”…

I wrote earlier in the year about using the Senobi breathing method for aiding with obesity and now another study has been performed looking at eliminating emergency asthma symptoms using the same method.  Researchers from the Department of Internal Medicine at Meirin Junior College in Niigata Ja…

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