acupuncture

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

It may seem hard to believe that being on a table with needles in you is comfortable and relaxing.  But the fact is that most of the time acupuncture is just that. Can it hurt? Sure but it really shouldn’t. First, you need to know that acupuncture needles are very different from medical needles used to give injections or draw blood. Those needles are designed…

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Chinese Medicine and Fall, the Season

By Sarah May In the fall when the weather starts to get cooler, I notice that I am suddenly drawn back into my kitchen again.  Roasting squash, simmering soups, and baking fruit pies is nourishing to both body and soul….. It turns out this is not a coincidence, and fits into the teachings and energetics of Chinese medicine very well. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)…

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