In Chinese Medicine, every season has it’s correspondences with organs and functions in the body, and Autumn is associated with the Lungs and Large Intestine. It is the season of letting go. The time to clear all you don’t need, so as not to waste winter energy when we need to work deeply to build our reserves for the next year. Clearing out what doesn’t serve us in Autumn makes room for new growth in Spring. Here are 4 strategies to enhance your well being for the next month.
Dry Needling is a fairly new therapy that is gaining traction in the orthopedic medicine world. Pain treatment is a real challenge for Western Medicine. The result is an opioid epidemic in this country. Acupuncture has an advantage here because it treats pain successfully, without addictive medications or surgery. Now, physical therapy is using needle work that focuses on musculo-skeletal structure, vs energy and blood movement along acupuncture channels. [Read more…]
The cold has finally arrived, it’s finally an old fashioned Northern California style winter. Our bodies need the seasons, and how we take care of ourselves during the winter can have either negative repercussions or lasting benefits through the rest of the year. [Read more…]