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Back pain – acupuncture treatment

Back pain is a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. It can be caused by many factors, including poor posture, injury, muscle strain, and more. While there are many different treatments for back pain, including medication, physical therapy, and surgery, prevention is often the best strategy. […]

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Ear acupuncture 

Ear acupuncture is the stimulation of the points on external ear, and it is often used in conjunction with body acupuncture. While the earliest uses of ear acupuncture points date back to ancient China, modern applications of auriculotherapy are based on the work of Dr. Paul Nogier of Lyon, France. […]

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Moxibustion and the healing powers of moxa

Moxibustion, known as “moxa” for short, is an ancient heat therapy that has been used throughout Asia for thousands of years. This therapy is a natural complement to an acupuncture treatment and involves burning the herb mugwort over specific acupuncture points. It is one of the tools I use in my practice […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques I use in my practice

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) encompasses several methods designed to help patients achieve and maintain health. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy, your body, mind, and spirit are pieces of an interdependent energetic whole. Optimal health comes when the parts are in balance. To enhance my patients ‘healing journey I may recommend […]