Meridians: The Body’s Energy Pathways

MERIDIANS are a major concept in Chinese Medicine. Chinese Medicine practitioners help people to become healthy again, and to remain healthy, utilizing herbs and physical medicine, such as acupuncture, acupressure, and tuina.  Rather than relying on anatomy and physiology in the Western sense, Chinese medicine focuses on how the energy flows throughout the body. Accidental […]

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Herbal Support for Asthma

Asthma manifests as airway constriction in response to irritating substances in the air, such as smoke, pollen, chemical fumes, dust, mold, and perfumes. Corticosteroid inhalers, and other asthma medications, help to keep the airways open and may reduce the severity of attacks.  However, these medications do not cure asthma.  Moreover, they cause many side effects […]

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Shoulder Pain — Intractable For A Good Reason

Shoulder pain has many causes and manifestations. The pain can be pinpoint sharp, stabbing, tearing, burning, dull, diffuse, constant, or appear with only certain movements. One example of such diffuse shoulder pain is adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder syndrome). With acute trauma to the shoulder joint or the rotator cuff tendons, pain will be located right […]

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