Posts Tagged ‘oriental medicine’

The acupuncturist uses very thin, hair like needles which are inserted at specific points on the body.

One Western explanation for how acupuncture works is that the needle acts as an irritant and stimulates an immune response. Though this is clearly part of the answer, it is not the entire picture. (more…)


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One of the amazing beauties of oriental medicine is its simplicity.   A subtle shift, the body begins to heal.   Patients just start feeling a little better, and a little better and a little better.   Then they’re not sure that they were ever really sick.

Many times, people forget why they originally came in.  I have to keep copious notes to remind them. (more…)

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