by Tom Leichardt, DMQ (China)
There is a constant play, interaction, and exchange between the inner universe of our experience (microcosm) and the outer universe (macrocosm). Qigong is the practice of creating and maintaining harmony within and between these internal and external universes...
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by Tom Leichardt, DMQ (China)
Dao is the great and perfectly blended center of all things. Unnamable, timeless, and eternal, it is contained in all things, and the mother of all things. All that is known and unknown in the universe emerges from the Dao, and eventually dissolves back into the Dao. The Dao alone endures...
Editor's Note: Chinese Inner Alchemy & Medical Qigong is a 10 part series. Read Part 1: Qigong Introduced, Part 2: Three Regulations of Qigong.
by Bill Reddy, LAc, DiplAc
You’re sitting comfortably in a restaurant waiting for your appetizers to arrive when it happens. It feels as if someone abruptly set the thermostat 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Beads of sweat begin to form on your forehead and neck and you wonder if your face is getting beet red...
Editor´s Note from Julia Sanfilippo: Bill Reddy is a nationally board-certified licensed acupuncturist who studied under graduates and professors from Beijing and Shanghai medical schools. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium. He is the former President of the Acupuncture Society of Virginia and professor at the Virginia University of Oriental Medicine. He is the author of over 60 publications, lecturer, an avid practitioner of Qi Gong and Tai Chi, and practices at the Pinecrest Wellness Center in Annandale, Virginia.
Editor's Note: With intravenous nutrient therapy becoming increasingly popular, JJ Dugoua, ND, PhD explains the process and how the therapy works. He additionally explains the idea behind cosmetic acupuncture, also increasing in popularity.
by Sara Calabro
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, isn’t as official as it sounds. Frozen shoulder just refers to shoulder pain that leads to restricted range of motion. It is a catch-all diagnosis for shoulder pain and immobility for which the underlying cause is unknown...
Editor´s Note: This is very informative article for both practitioners and patients for treatment of adhesive capsulitis, more commonly known as frozen shoulder. It artfully explains the anatomy of the shoulder, causes of injuries, and ways to recover. Acupuncture and a few at-home tips will get you back in the pool, gym, or baseball field in no time at all!
by Philip Potempa
Dr. K. Doshi, a board certified anesthesiologist practicing in Northwest Indiana for 25 years, discovered the value of medical acupuncture from her own need for relief...
Editor´s Note from Julia Sanfilippo: This is a great article explaining medical acupuncture and answers common questions to acupuncture treatments. It highlights Dr. K. Doshi, a board certified anesthesiologist, who found relief from acupuncture, and decided to pursue and practice medical acupuncture on her own. It's fantastic!
by Cathy Margolin
When you’ve only got a desert to work with, how does one become a farmer?
How about grow a highly sought after Chinese herb that happens to love the desert. That’s exactly what one desert nomad started doing in China’s unforgiving deserts of Inner Mongolia in 2003...
Editor's Note: Herbalist Cathy Margolin, LAc provides some interesting information about how Rou Cong Rong grows in this informative article.
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