Tennessee’s largest health insurance provider recommends acupuncture for pain relief vs. Oxycontin. Oxycontin is addictive and doesn’t cure the problem but only makes matters worse. When acupuncture needles are inserted into painful areas, endorphins (the feel good hormones) are released…

When people first receive acupuncture in my clinic, it’s not long before they go into a twilight sleep, to a place of deep relaxation that perhaps they have never experienced. I explain to my patients when their energy circuits (meridians)…

We are all born with an inner critic. Perhaps it goes back to the Garden of Eden myth when we were conditioned to believe that we are sinners, that we don’t measure up to society’s or family standards. Behind every…

I’m sharing an article regarding metal implants and how they can contribute to autoimmune conditions. In my acupuncture practice, I also muscle test to see if there are any metals in the body that might interfere with a person’s recovery….

We all know how the lack of sunlight and freezing temperatures can do a job on our moods and body. Old pains from prior injuries flare and the thought of exercising in winter leaves us cold. In Chinese Medicine, the…

While regular acupuncture treatments keep a body humming, it sometimes, by itself, is not enough if a person has a chronic problem like a stomach ache. Acupuncture fine tunes the energetic system and most people can really feel a difference…

When I don’t receive acupuncture, after two weeks I start to feel like I’m just not completely myself. My energy flow starts to slow down and it’s harder to stay positive about what’s happening in the world. Acupuncture works on…

Does Acupuncture Hurt? And What If You Don’t Like Needles?

Many people sit on the sidelines wondering if acupuncture is right for them. They’ve been to several doctors but are still not feeling well. Maybe their back pain is still an issue or they feel sluggish or just not themselves….

For those of you who are afraid of needles or are just wondering what it’s like to receive acupuncture, this short video will give you a brief introduction. Read the Dos and Don’ts on my home page . Although acupuncture…