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Reduce the Cost of Fertility Treatments with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

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The odds and the cost may seem to be stacked against you, but you can improve those odds dramatically with acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Studies have indicated TCM significantly increases rates of conception, from 36% using IVF alone to 51% when using IVF in conjunction with acupuncture before and after treatment. And increasing the odds will help to reduce the cost by helping you require fewer treatments before you conceive.

Continue Reading May

Study: Acupuncture Key for Low Back Pain

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The medical community is now starting to see the benefits of nondrug therapies such as acupuncture, massage, and spinal manipulation. A new set of clinical practice guidelines released by the Annals of Internal Medicine on February 14, 2017, based on a review of more than 150 studies, has broken the treatment of low-back pain down into three general areas based on whether it is acute or chronic. Acute back pain lasts less than 4 weeks and often resolves on its own.

Continue Reading Apr

Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Suffering on the inside and looking "fine" on the outside is frequently the case with a chronic illness. We've heard so many stories of patients who were once healthy and happy...until they started feeling unwell. Some have spent month or years going to doctors and hospitals and being misdiagnosed before the problem of Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypothyroidism was finally diagnosed. Acupuncture aims to restore immune function as well as balance the production and release of thyroid hormones through a variety of approaches ranging from acupuncture and herbal remedies to lifestyle changes and special exercises.

Continue Reading Apr

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help with Breast Cancer Treatment

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It would be difficult to find a person who hasn't been personally affected by breast cancer in some way. In fact, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes, according to the National Breast Cancer Center.  But if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, I invite you to see the amazing healing abilities of Acupuncture.

Continue Reading Mar

IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

When treating IBS, we pair acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Our treatments are aimed at reducing stress and improving the immune system through acupuncture (which lowers the frequency of attacks), and reducing the severity of symptoms through Chinese herbs.  Treatment for IBS is highly individualized. There is no “one size fits all” treatment for IBS.

We treat IBS every day and are highly successful at doing so! When treating IBS, we pair acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Our treatments are aimed at reducing stress and improving the immune system through acupuncture (which lowers the frequency of attacks), and reducing the severity of symptoms through Chinese herbs. Treatment for IBS is highly individualized. There is no "one size fits all" treatment for IBS.

Continue Reading Feb

AcuYoga Workshop

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

Continue Reading Jan

Rest, Renew and Reflect on Your Health

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The new year is a perfect opportunity to reflect and use that knowledge as a catalyst for change. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help achieve the change you seek as it assists in illness prevention, stress relief, minimizes aches and pains, improves energy and you find yourself in better balance. This calm and clarity strengthens your resolve as you start the new year with new goals.

Continue Reading Jan

Relieve Holiday Stress with Acupuncture!

The holiday season is upon us and many of you are expecting to spend a lot of quality time with a group of people uniquely qualified at adding stress to most of our lives: family! We may love them, but that doesn't mean its easy to accept the criticism and incomprehensible life choices that may come with the package. 

The holiday season is upon us and many of you are expecting to spend a lot of quality time with a group of people uniquely qualified at adding stress to most of our lives: family! We may love them, but that doesn't mean its easy to accept the criticism and incomprehensible life choices that may come with the package. 

Continue Reading Nov

Acupuncture and Menopause

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With its detailed understanding of the female body, Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives. Menopause, in particular, is an area in which Oriental Medicine shines.

Continue Reading Oct

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