Tag Archives: acupuncture

Tag Archives: acupuncture

Balance in TCM series – part 4: Diet

With COVID, the good news is that we have not had a huge number of people asking about fad diets and get-slim-quick schemes. The bad news: people are coming in for pain, depression, and anxiety so much that they are not coming in for weight gain, obesity, and diet. Why? People are overwhelmed (see part […]

Balance in TCM series – part 1

I hear from people a lot that they want to “deal with depression” or “harmonize” or “fix their energy” etc. I hear that they want Balance. To achieve this, is not to find some standing point where you can stay in homeostasis forever. But let’s give something more practical. First is the HEALTH and OWNERS […]

Adornment & Nurturing the Small

In Chinese medicine we don’t seek the easy or fast path… although it is nice when you have a 1-needle wonder case! We seek continual, gradual effort through transformation and becoming better people. This takes time, effort, patience, and stick-to-it-tiveness. This last one is difficult, often because of preconceived expectations, or because of life’s challenges, […]

Energetic Destruction

This might be considered more of a confession than a lecture. There is a plague I rarely talk about, upon modern society: doing too much. I myself am guilty of this. Doing too many projects, trying to be too perfect, wanting more for my kids than is reasonable for myself, them, or my wife… Energetic […]

Tiny Girdles & Channel Lock

People frequently complain of conditions like Carpal Tunnel, or Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or Frozen Shoulder, etc. But little do they know that there is an underlying energetic cause. For background, imagine that of all the vertical channels that move throughout the body, you have one Master horizontal vessel call the Girdle Vessel or Meridian (Dai […]

Hip and Back Pain part 4 – Adult Scoliosis

There is a little known problem among adults, called functional or Adult scoliosis. It causes back (and therefore hip) misalignment issues, which often go undiagnosed for years and decades. It’s easily clinically diagnosed with the Adam’s Skyline Test, but how many doctors are doing clinical tests anymore? Think about the ramifications of this: your sine […]