Of course most of you are coming here for pain. But did you know there are also the following side benefits of acupuncture: -Relaxation (dopamine, seratonin, and endorphins) -Improved life flow (sometimes called luck or fortune) -Good prep for surgeries and procedures -Flushing of bad negativity and introduction of new (held back) opportunities -Release of […]
Hi, this is Ramon, your friendly neighborhood acupuncturist. Arwen and I together have over 20 years of needling experience and an exemplary record. Nevertheless, recently Facebook has banned us from advertising for sharing an article about tension headaches and acupuncture. We should, first and foremost, be able to share anything we want. But this is […]
Necks are quite complex, actually. There’s a lot going on in them in a small amount of distance and space. There are muscles, bones, discs, veins, arteries, lymphnodes, glands, a voicebox and the floating hyoid bone, and of course nerves. What causes your neck pain? Mostly it is problems with the facets between the vertebra […]
There are 6 different kinds of TCM headache disorders, caused by 5 different vectors. Also there are issues like Migraine which belong to Bi Tong (painful obstructions), or tension headaches which belong to disorders of the channels. You have headaches? The good news is TCM treats all of them fairly well. Effecting a cure for […]
Some things it seems we can only wait in life, for it to come. Fixing health issues is not one of those things. But, fortunately, acupuncture can work on health or life issues. It just depends on what you want to do.
When it comes to health issues, it is best to immediately circulate the vital energy (Qi) of the body, to free the mind and spirit and relieve pain, malnutrition, and blood flow issues. Most of the time this gives immediate relief (48% in a single visit, according to 3 studies I did in clinic). But sometimes it increases the feeling until the blockage is removed. You cannot know ahead of time which case you will be, this is one of the biggest mysteries of healing and acupuncture.
There are many types of knee pain. I want to talk about one insidious kind: peroneal nerve offset. What happens is that either we sleep in a position, or work out a certain way, or an energy wave comes through usually at night or during a season change, and GB34 locks up. What makes this […]
We are passing the darker period of time and the Light Giving power is on the increase. This means two things. First, have hope, that 2021 will be better and things will continue to improve. Many of you have come for extremely difficult things, and of course pain, and we empathize with you fully. Have […]