Being pregnant is an exciting, yet sometimes anxious time, especially for first time mothers. As an expecting mom, not only are you looking forward to having a healthy baby, but you are also concerned about what’s in order for pre-natal care, all the preparations (what to get, what to read, how to prepare the nursery etc.) and expecting the pregnancy will move forward with no complications. You realize that everything you do now involves a baby now, not just you. In this time of change, there are many benefits acupuncture can offer to bring a healthy baby into this world. Hopefully, with my help, mom-to-be to can enjoy a well-balanced, calm and uneventful pregnancy. Read more
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is observed annually on October 24! It is part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. I’m offering complimentary 1/2 hour treatments on this day to long-time patrons and new patients alike. Send me a message to book. Appointments will surely book up fast and are first-come first-served. If you’ve been contemplating acupuncture and want to experience what it has to offer or if you haven’t been in a while and want to re-experience the Zen – come see me on Saturday October 24th!!
Sign up for our class at Roots Yoga in Burlington on Sunday 9/27 from 1-3pm!!
With the fall season fast approaching and the beginning of the yin cycle, the energy of plants is moving down into their roots – preparing for winter. This season is a time for the body to begin gathering energy for the colder months to come as well.
The large intestine and lungs are the organs associated with fall. The lungs are responsible for the circulation of qi, and are also very susceptible to cold and illness. For this reason, it is important to stay healthy and warm during the season – an immune boost treatment can be great at this time. If the qi circulation is compromised, muscles will not be able to warm the body properly and you may encounter issues with digestion that you normally don’t have as well. Read more
For many people with psoriasis, suffering with painful symptoms like red, inflamed, flaking and itchy skin, is not at all fun. This chronic skin disease is thought to be caused by an overactive immune response and can be set off by a number of factors, both internal and external. Many of the Western treatment options that are available, such as steroid creams and oral medications, have a whole host of side effects that some people wish to avoid. Read more
Are you an athlete or do you know an athlete looking to enhance performance? Why not try acupuncture? Right now many professional athletes receive acupuncture. Most sports teams have acupuncturists on staff! It’s great for dancers as well. Cupping is also an adjunctive technique that in specialize in. Remember seeing all those Olympic swimmers with cup marks? It helps! Read more