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Acupuncture Pain Relief: Lower  Back Pain

Acupuncture Pain Relief: Lower Back Pain

Acupuncture can effectively alleviate Lower Back Pain Lower Back pain is one of the top complaints as people age. There are various reasons that can cause lower back pain, but the good news is in Traditional Chinese Medicine, lower back pain is fairly straightforward to treat. Different Types of Lower…

Headache Treatments in TCM

Ever wonder how acupuncture can help relieve your headache?  Why does a needle or two can reduce pain or even eliminate the headache altogether? Headaches are one of the most common complaints people have in our culture. Although headaches may be seemingly simple in principle, there are a lot of…

Understanding the Five Elements: Part 2

Understanding the Five Elements: Part 2

In Part I of Understanding Five Elements, we covered the Generation Cycle (Birthing) & the Controlling Cycle. Let’s now move on to the remaining three phases. The 3rd Phase is called the Destroying-Over Controlling Cycle. The elemental interactions within this Phase are exactly like Phase 2. However, the major difference in…

Understanding the Five Elements: Part 1

Understanding the Five Elements: Part 1

Five Elements & Your Qi I’m sure many of you have heard of Five Elements, but do you know what they are, what it means, or how does it relate to you and your health?   Image Source http://thespicedoc.com/content/glossary In Chinese culture, one of the major roots is Five Element…

Twelve Meridians, Channels and Eight Extraordinary Channels in TCM

What are the Meridians, Channels and Vessels in Traditional Chinese Medicine? The fundamental theories that holds together the system that we know as Traditional Chinese  Medicine includes Five Elements, Yin and Yang, Qi and Blood, and Meridians, Channels and San Jiao.   Ths week we’ll cover the basics of Meridians…

Significance of Yin & Yang to TCM Acupuncture and Qigong

Significance of Yin & Yang to TCM Acupuncture and Qigong

Symbol of Taichi’s Yin & Yang Why is Ying & Yang important to TCM acupuncture & Qigong? Chinese culture has various ways to look & interact with the world. One of the most recognizable icons is the Yin Yang symbol. The symbol can be viewed in many ways. Philosophically however,…