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Traditional Chinese Medicine
Are you one of the millions of Americans who struggle with insomnia? The constant tossing and turning, the endless hours staring at the ceiling, and the frustration of waking up tired and drained can be overwhelming. In fact, chronic insomnia affects nearly 30% of adults in the United States, and the problem only intensifies as we age.
Cupping and acupuncture are the winning combination for dealing with chronic pain and muscle strains. Its popularity has grown in recent years, and you’ve probably seen professional athletes and celebrities with the telltale giant red welts all over their bodies. Here’s what you need to know if you are thinking about adding cupping to your acupuncture treatment. continue reading
Among these ancient remedies, moxibustion stands out as an intriguing and often misunderstood practice. But how does moxibustion work? Let’s take a closer look at this ancient form of healing and its numerous benefits.
If acupuncture is new to you, you might not know that there are different forms of acupuncture. While Chinese acupuncture is a bit more mainstream here in the West, Japanese acupuncture is becoming renowned for its effectiveness. Traditional Japanese acupuncture (which includes Meridian Therapy) is defined as “an imbalance in qi and blood flowing in the meridians which is considered to be the cause of disease.” The aim is to regulate the flow of both qi and blood.
Its roots are in Chinese acupuncture but there are some differences. Read on to learn what those are so you can see if Japanese acupuncture is right for you. continue reading