Yoga and Acupuncture workshop – this Saturday! 12-2

Come join my dear friend and amazing yoga instructor, Ginny Kauffman, and I while we do some great work getting the body ready for spring!! Yes, Portland, the sun is a-coming! Open those sides, hips and your mind and get ready to break new ground just like a plant does as it comes thru the

When to see your Acupuncturist

When to see your Acupuncturist So, a patient walked in and I asked how he was doing – “Well, if I was doing well I wouldn’t be here.” I hear that sometimes, but did you know you don’t have to be sick or in pain to come in for a visit? So here is a little snippet

Pediatric Acupuncture Research

This month Medical Acupuncture Journal focused the entire journal to pediatric Acupuncture. Here are a few PDF links to the research! Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine for Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux and Functional Dyspepsia “reduction of nausea and reported reductions in pain… successfully weaned off proton pump inhibitors. The patients in this cohort tolerated acupuncture very well.” Acupuncture as

Ginger Foot Soak Instruction

Ginger foot soak, a simple, great home care remedy for aches, pains, and colds (the kind with runny nose and aches). This lifesaver was taught to us by Dr Lillian Chang LAc, our teacher and founder of WMI. What you need: A pot of boiling water (about 6 quarts) Knife Two handfuls of fresh ginger

Are you new to Chinese Medicine/acupuncture?

What is a treatment like? Normally a treatment consists of a one and a half hour session. There is an intake with tongue and pulse reading, general questions, and palpation. I will work on a treatment plan for the issue at hand as well as any underlying ailments. I use treatment tables for your comfort.