ACUPUNCTURE/TCM
What is Acupuncture/TCM? Illness, pain and other imbalances of the body’s vital energy, or Qi, can be corrected through herbs and the insertion of needles into points on the body. Learn about traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture & Chinese alternative healing medicine herbs here at All Things Healing. Contact our editors about acupuncture healing & other alternative healing medicines online today! Spiritual & Healing Practices: Acupuncture Healing Though considered to be an alternative healing medicine practice, acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (or TCM), and other such Eastern healing practices have found their way into the Western world and other Asian countries outside of China. Consequently, acupuncture healing and wellness clinics have proliferated even in the most modern of places all over the world.    In the U.S., acupuncture, TCM, and other alternative healing medicine practices are integrated with Western medicine because there are laws regulating the practice of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.    Acupuncture healing is a centuries’ old Chinese medical practice which involves the insertion (hence, “puncture”) of needles into specific points on the body, and then manipulating said needles to stimulate the flow of energy in the body. It has been found to be effective for therapeutic and pain relief purposes; thus, its growing popularity.    According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture points are located along certain “meridians” of the body which when stimulated by needles can free the flow of blocked “energy”. Blockages in the flow of energy are believed to be caused by many lifestyle factors, including food intake, a person’s state of mind, state of spiritual wellbeing, etc.    Meridians are described as interconnected “points” across the anatomy which correspond with and affect specific organs of the body. This forms the foundation of other healing alternatives, such as reflexology, acupressure, etc. Acupuncture, TCM, and other alternative healing medicine take into account the wellness, not just of the body, but of the mind and spirit. In this sense, acupuncture healing is holistic healing.

Introduction to Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine
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by Steve Alpern

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by Christina Roy, LAc, MSOM

In Boulder & all over Colorado right now road races, crits & time trials are in full swing. Including training times, a mind blowing amount of miles are being chewed up & elevation conquered.

While training to improve sprint speed, climbing power & overall endurance, the muscles are being broken down while tendons & ligaments are being stressed...

 

Editor´s Note from  Julia Sanfilippo: A must-read for any athlete! This article explains the physiology of activity and rest, and the importance of giving your body the time and resources to recover from a strenuous workout. Chinese medicine is discussed as a great treatment tool for sports performance and injury prevention.

 

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by Stacy Lazar

No ordinary bellyache, the stomach gurgles that accompany Irritable Bowel Syndrome—otherwise known as IBS—can be both painful and frustrating to endure. Zeel Expert Jennifer Aubert, a licensed acupuncturist with a San Francisco-based practice, offers an in-depth look at the widespread condition, from its symptoms to how Eastern therapies may help kept IBS at bay...

 

Editor´s Note from Julia Sanfilippo: This is a great article explaining how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help those with IBS. This multi-faceted condition is often hard to treat and has varying results. The great thing about TCM is that is takes into account all systems of the body to promote lasting balance and wellbeing. Ask your acupuncturist how TCM can help you or those you know with IBS.

 

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by Esther Hornstein, LAc

Clinical practice and modern research have proven that acupuncture clears facial blemishes, reduces wrinkles and lines, and reverses other common signs of aging...

 

Editor's Note: Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is not meant to be similar to a surgical face lift. Rather it rejuvenates the youthful vigor to the face: puts the bloom back on the rose. It can reduce puffiness, fine lines and tired, worn appearance...

 

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Editor´s Note from Julia Sanfilippo: Katie Dillon of lajollamom.com and I discuss migraines, pain, health insurance coverage, and the importance of maintenance acupuncture sessions in this short interview at my practice in La Jolla. Enjoy!

 

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by Dr. Alex Perry, CMD

There are two questions that I get asked a lot in the clinic when it comes to acupuncture treatment. One is to do with that sensation that is peculiar to acupuncture and the other is regarding needle technique and what I am feeling for in the needle itself...


 

 

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by Erin Telford, LAc

I am often asked how acupuncture works.  My usual answer is that the body craves balance and harmony and this can be achieved by needling certain points.  I tell you that we are working to supplement what is lacking, decrease what is excessive, and clear areas that are blocked.  I say that every acupuncture point has a physical, emotional and spiritual function...

 

Editor’s Note: Acupuncture is highly effective, and becoming better understood as we assimilate it into our culture. How do you think it works?


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by Ziki Dekel, LAc

A lot of the information out there about Swine Flu is alarmist and meant to frighten people. I think it's much more useful to be vigilant about our personal well-being than to be scared about it, so I've been giving people some practical advice that can be applied year round...

 

 

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by Hugh Castor

Now more than ever, Integrative Healthcare is becoming more viable as a potential remedy for what is ailing America’s healthcare system. Currently, we are facing a national crisis on just how we are going provide healthcare to Americans and keep it affordable and fair for everyone.  Unfortunately, if we don’t change our underlying philosophies, I don’t believe we will find an answer within the current system...

 

 

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by Jingduan Yang, MD

Many people wonder how to find a good acupuncturist. To answer this simple question, it is important to understand what acupuncture is and how it works...

 

Editor's Note from Julia Sanfilippo: This article is a beautifully written explanation of the the history and dynamics of acupuncture. It also provides helpful tips for patients new to acupuncture who are looking for a great practitioner. I love how the author stresses the importance of finding an acupuncturist who possesses key qualities such as care, compassion, confidence, knowledge, and the ability to communicate and connect with their patients. As with any health care professional, search until you find your match!

 

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Editor's Note from Julia Sanfilippo: This is a great video that captures a typical acupuncture session for a first time client. Basic concepts of why we look at tongue and pulse, how a needle will feel, and other fundamentals are explained in an informative and comforting way. I hope this makes everyone more comfortable to try acupuncture!
 

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by Margarita Alcantara

When I first began treating patients with acupuncture as an intern in the clinic at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, I was eager to implement all the theory and knowledge I had been learning over the past six years. I was also looking forward to seeing how I could make a difference in peoples’ lives simply through my acupuncture treatments, as well as my interactions with them. I was quite pleased to learn that my bedside manner seemed to put my patients at ease, and a sense of trust seemed to establish itself, too.

 

 But what I did not expect was what I would receive back...

 

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by Milos Bang

Most of Eastern Philosophy and Medicine comes from observing Nature and the Universe. Ancient Chinese realized early that most things in Nature are cyclical and by observing the human body’s patterns,panerai replica watches established that our own energy (Qi) also moves on daily and on annual cycles.

 

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