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Where does Acupuncture fit in your life?

Where does Acupuncture fit in your life?

Acupuncture is the perfect “preventative medicine” because it allows us to adjust one’s energy flow before any discomfort, pain or symptoms of disease appear. By using S.H.A.F. (Seeing, Hearing, Asking and Feeling), the practitioner is able to notice negative trends in one’s health well before they develop into real problems. We observe the face,...
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Breakfast

Breakfast

How do you feel in the morning? Are you ready to head straight to work or do you feel lightheaded and lazy until midday? If you are not “a 100%” in the morning hours, consider adjusting your breakfast food & drink intake. When we feel well and are able to perform at our best,...
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Ways to select points in Five Element Acupuncture

In Five Element Acupuncture, we use four different ways to select points when treating any condition: 1. Locally – in the case of a sports injury, we can choose the area around the injury sight and treat it locally to encourage the body to send energy to that specific location. 2. Point – all of Acupuncture...
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Sleep

Sleep

Our body was meant to sleep so it can recover and heal itself. Most of us require at least 7 hours of sleep per day. If you are having a problem with the amount or quality of sleep you get, even before you see an Acupuncturist, try the following: - for at least a week,...
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Winter is the Best Time to Treat…

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), each Element has a different season of the year associated with it. Organs that belong to each Element will respond best when treated during their season. As we said before, the Season of Winter corresponds to Water Element. Season Element Organs Spring Wood Gallbladder and Liver Summer Fire Small Intestine, Heart, Triple Heater and Pericardium Late Summer Earth Stomach and...
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How many points should I expect to do each treatment?

The number of Points your Acupuncturist decides to treat on each individual treatment depends on many factors like: the state of your overall health, the frequency of your treatments, how long have you been experiencing your disease, etc. Ideally, you would initially see your Acupuncturist once per day, scheduled in the hours corresponding to Organ...
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Why practice Acupuncture?

To practice Acupuncture is to commit to a calling of the highest order. In my opinion, there is no other career / profession that makes more sense in this world. This is  a “bold statement” so please let me explain what I mean. I believe that we come to this world in order to learn...
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Diagnosis in Acupuncture

When considering Acupuncture, it is important to understand how the Diagnosis and Treatment differ from the Western Medicine model. The fundamental difference between Acupuncture and Western Medicine lies in the way we diagnose patients. In the Western model, most of the time, patient is referred to a specialist – a Doctor who focuses on specific...
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Lifestyle Plans

When looking at our lifestyle and ways to improve it, we can easily see that certain factors will bring results faster then others. Those would be first things we should focus on doing as they will not only bring prompt improvement but also provide confidence that we can take on bigger challenges in order...
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Choosing the Practitioner

In just 40 years, Acupuncture has grown to a global alternative for medical treatment. There is hardly a town anymore that doesn’t have an Acupuncturist so it is easy to find one and start getting your “body-mind-soul” healthier. The best way to choose a practitioner is to meet them first. Every Acupuncturist is different...
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