Category: acupuncture

The Five Element Way To Healthy Eating

There are five basic classifications of taste in the Five Element Nutrition & Diet: spicy, sweet, bitter, sour, and salty. What a specific food tastes like determines what organ(s) are going to benefit from the nourishment being provided; on the other hand, when one has a strong desire for a specific taste, that’s a sign […]

Saturday June 1st, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Five Element Way To Healthy Eating

The Healing Potential Of Chua Ka Massage Therapy

Chua-Ka is a Mongolian massage that’s very similar to Chinese massage (Tui Na massage). A deep-tissue massage technique, Chua-Ka is used to release trapped tension and pain in the body and to liberate the psyche of its own unique preoccupations and fears thus working on the physical along with the psychology problem. In Chua-ka philosophy, […]

Saturday June 1st, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Healing Potential Of Chua Ka Massage Therapy

The Applications And Benefits Of Gua Sha Therapy

Gua Sha therapy is performed on the limb, torso, and head as a way to detoxify the body. But do you realize that Gua Sha can also be used on the face? Similar to Marlton acupuncture except done minus the use of intrusive needles, Gua Sha therapy is made up of techniques that can revitalize, […]

Saturday May 25th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Applications And Benefits Of Gua Sha Therapy

The Various Healing Effects Of Acupressure Therapy

Acupressure is the stimulation the natural self-healing abilities of the body through the application of pressure on the most vital acupressure points on the body using the elbow, palms, fingers, or even feet. This technique is a very old Chinese method of healing that has been developed for over 5000 years in Asia. Efficacy of […]

Saturday May 4th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Various Healing Effects Of Acupressure Therapy

The Various Positive Effects Of Maternity Acupressure

During pregnancy and labor, women may find maternity acupressure to be extremely beneficial. What is acupressure? Acupressure is a cross between pressure and acupuncture but instead of using needles (such as in Bellingham acupuncture therapy), pressure is instead applied to certain points in the body to promote well-being and health. Acupressure is a Chinese traditional […]

Saturday May 4th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Various Positive Effects Of Maternity Acupressure

The Three Aspects Of Tai Chi And Their Health Benefits

Tai Chi enhances agility, coordination and overall fitness. Regular Tai Chi practitioners tend to enjoy good range of motion, flexibility and posture. They also are likely to sleep more soundly at night and possess more mental clarity. Because of its ability to relax the mind and muscles, Tai Chi can go to the root of […]

Saturday April 27th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Three Aspects Of Tai Chi And Their Health Benefits

The Uses Of Moxibustion Heat Therapy

Moxibustion is a type of heat therapy in which a dried herb called “moxa” is burned very near or on the skin surface. It is designed to strengthen the circulation of Chi and warm the body in order to expel pathogenic influences. Moxibustion mainly uses a dried leafy material called Artemesia Vulgaris or Chinese mugwort […]

Saturday April 27th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Uses Of Moxibustion Heat Therapy

The Shared Objectives And Differences Of Yoga, Qigong, & Tai Chi

There is a subtle difference between the practice of Qigong and Tai Chi. Qigong and Yoga are at times even more difficult to distinguish, and similarities in execution, expression, and approach abound when it comes to comparing the three arts. At least for the novice, these three techniques of energy-building exercises are sometimes almost impossible […]

Saturday April 20th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Shared Objectives And Differences Of Yoga, Qigong, & Tai Chi

The Spiritual, Mental And Physical Benefits Of Tai Chi

Long-term study and practice of Tai Chi Chuan is the answer to past insurmountable issues for a lot of people. These issues can include blood-sugar issues, hormonal issues, stress management, arthritis stiffness, and poor balance. But is Tai Chi Chuan any better for your well being and health than aerobics, boxing, weightlifting, or walking? Long […]

Saturday April 20th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on The Spiritual, Mental And Physical Benefits Of Tai Chi

Chinese Herbal Medicine, An Introduction

In this article, I’d like to introduce you to Chinese herbal medicine and hopefully address any apprehensions or questions you may have about taking medicine in this form. Like many of you, I grew up in Western culture and was quite used to taking Advil, aspirin or Tylenol for pain and fever. I take cough […]

Saturday April 13th, 2019 in acupuncture | Comments Off on Chinese Herbal Medicine, An Introduction