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Alternative to Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation

Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation

June 22, 2017

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture has long been known to use a specific protocol for facial rejuvenation.   Acupuncture for facial rejuvenation treatments were popular among the wealthy in China before the Communist takeover. Now, with aging Baby Boomers trying to stave off wrinkles, the technique is gathering steam again. The needle therapy can also be used to treat acne, lighten or erase freckles and age spots.  The […]

Can acupuncture help neuropathy

Can acupuncture help neuropathy?

May 24, 2017

“Can acupuncture help neuropathy?” is a question that I often get.  Frequently the question is in reference to peripheral neuropathy.  I’ll start with what is neuropathy? What is Neuropathy? Neuropathy is a term that refers to general diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. It shows up as weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage. It is most common in the hands […]

What is moxa

What is Moxa?

March 18, 2017

I’m hearing a lot of coughing as patients come into the clinic.  Moxibustion or Moxa is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves burning an herb called Mugwort, to promote healing. Moxibustion has been used throughout Asia for thousands of years. It is debatable which came first, moxibustion or acupuncture? The purpose of moxa is to stimulate the flow of qi and […]


Portland Acupuncture for Stress; 8 Helpful Tips To Manage Stress

December 28, 2016

Portland Acupuncture for stress is very effective and empowering to our patients.  Anyone that has come out of a treatment with that “acupuncture haze,” as we sometimes call it, knows what I’m talking about.  However,  when you don’t have, or make, the time to get a treatment, I want to offer you some other helpful tips for both the Holiday Season and as we head into a new […]

cold and flu remedies

Two Cold and Flu Remedies for this years’ flu

December 1, 2016

 Looking for easy cold and flu remedies? Acupuncture in Portland and the Flu Season.  It sounds like a kids story doesn’t it.  Well, the story is that Flu season is definitely here. Everywhere I go I hear people coughing and hacking.  I have seen and treated many patients that are fighting it, and have had several last minute cancellations, due to […]


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