Fertility

Many people are discovering that acupuncture is a viable choice for naturally enhancing fertility. This is true even when you are pursuing a more aggressive western medical approach. Studies have shown that acupuncture before and after embryo transfer results in much higher pregnancy rates and low miscarriage rates.   Since acupuncture exerts influence on the endocrine and reproductive systems, a … Read More

The Intake: A Dance

The Intake: A Dance The process of seeing a new patient remains a unique experience. It is understandable that a person new to acupuncture therapy might feel trepidation the first time out.  A process of collecting details in order to create a comprehensive diagnosis, the intake is an elegant encounter between an (often) apprehensive patient and the inquiring acupuncturist. For … Read More

OLD AND NEW SYSTEMS OF HEALING

For too long we, as a culture, have been tethered to a style of medicine that relies on drugs, surgery or radiation for curative strategies. Call it wishful thinking on my part, but I maintain that we are slowly turning the beast around.