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Three concepts that are highly important to acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are the understanding of Yin and Yang, the Five Elements, and Qi. But what does qi even mean? To a western mind, it doesn’t sound very real sometimes, or may be confusing when we consider what it means. Qi is translated and understood as […]

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Handling postpartum depression can be a long, lonely, and stressful time for you as an individual and for your family unit. What should be a time of great joy and celebration becomes a day to day battle to do even small things. You may feel like you’re carrying a burden on your shoulders, or struggling […]

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Dr. Michael here! One aspect of our clinic that can sometimes be a source of interest and curiosity are the holistic supplements and herbs that we use in conjunction with acupuncture. What separates our recommendations and prescriptions from other clinics is that our cabinet is stocked with natural, holistic supplements. The difference is that prescription […]

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Anxiety can sometimes feel like we’re dragging around a boulder on our shoulders, never letting us relax or let go of the sense that something is wrong. It can feel like it controls our life, dictating how we behave, how we socialize, how we cope, and how we navigate the challenges of day to day […]

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Are you curious about what services our aesthetician Kandace can offer? Confused about what treatment might work best with what your skin type needs, and don’t know where to start? Kandace does not just offer classic facials!  She also offers dermaplaning, which can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles over time, and […]

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Stress is a physical, mental and emotional response to perceived threats or demands. While some stress can be motivating, chronic stress can have detrimental effects on both physical and mental health. Managing stress is essential for overall well-being. Techniques such as mindfulness, meditation, exercise, and hobbies can help reduce stress levels. But what happens when […]

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Dr. Michael here! I treat my fertility patients with a whole person/whole family approach, relying heavily on acupuncture as the mainstay of the treatment plan. I integrate special acupuncture fertility points with my Five Element acupuncture treatments, to balance the underlying root cause of each individual’s fertility issues. I also integrate lifestyle recommendations in my […]

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Acupuncture has been used as a treatment for various sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, and restless legs syndrome, among others, for a long time. Acupuncture offers many benefits for improving sleep quality, removing the root cause of the issue, and alleviating symptoms associated with sleep disturbances.  By regulating the hormones typically associated with sleep […]

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We’ve all suffered a case of heavy, sorrowful emotion sometimes. The signs look a little different for all of us, ranging from a physical lethargy or feeling a little low, to a heightened and sensitive emotional state. Symptoms can come at us hand in hand like a one-two punch combo, making life hard to live […]

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More than 22 million people in the US have asthma, about 1 in every 12 Americans. Whether we suffer from it or know someone who does, chronic asthma deep into adulthood can significantly impact our quality of life. Every year comes the suffering of allergy season and the swelling of our bronchial tubes, making breathing […]

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