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 […]
Chronic pain is experienced by many of us as joint pain, musculoskeletal pain of the neck, shoulders, and back, tension headaches, migraines, cluster headaches, post-surgical pain, general muscle pain and soft tissue pain (fibromyalgia), and nerve pain. Pain is the body’s way of telling us that something is not right in the body. It is […]
We take breathing for granted unless we experience an obvious difficulty with breathing because of illnesses, such as asthma, chronic lung or heart disease, respiratory infections, or sleep apnea. Being tethered to an oxygen tank is a stark and shocking reminder that we cannot survive without oxygen, which we conveniently, and at no cost, get […]
Sprains and strains can occur at any joint of the body, but most commonly do so at the ankle, knee, and wrist joints. A strain only involves the muscles, while a sprain is more serious, involving the muscles, as well as the tendons and ligaments. Did you know that whiplash injuries from car accidents and many […]
INDIGESTION manifests in discomfort or pain in the stomach area or anywhere in the abdomen, sometimes radiating up toward the throat (heartburn) or through to the back and up to the shoulder blades. Other well known symptoms are belching, bloating, flatulence (gas), and irregular bowel movements (stools), as well as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, mental fogginess, and […]
There are many different types of asthma, reflecting the different etiologies of this scary airway disorder. In reality, asthma, no matter what type, refers to the sudden, temporary bronchoconstriction (bronchospasm) brought on by air pollutants, exercise, cold air, and emotions.
Fibromyalgia’s tender points are really points of energy blockage that can be cleared by acupuncture, acupressure, craniosacral therapy, and energetic unwinding of the spine, joints & muscles. The meridians are energy pathways, carrying primal energy into every cell, tissue, organ, and structure of the body. This energy is fundamental to all processes of the body, […]