Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

Foods that support you in Cancer recovery through and after treatment.

When you are going through Cancer treatments, you can use food to support you to feel as well as possible when you know how. To help with chemothaerapy related nausea:  Indonesian ginger chews, fresh ginger tea, peeled, chopped and simmered for 10 mins. with a little honey added at the end, or Yummy Earth ginger… Continue Reading Foods that support you in Cancer recovery through and after treatment. Continue Reading Foods that support you in Cancer recovery through and after treatment.

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Want to see insurance coverage for acupuncuncture for all in MA? Act now…

Join the AOMSM and NESA at the Massachusetts State House for a hearing on Bill 1231 onTuesday, September 29th,   hearing time 1:00 please meet us at 12:30 A public hearing for “An Act relative to the practice of acupuncture” Senate Bill 1231 is scheduled at the State House for September 29th. We need YOU and… Continue Reading Want to see insurance coverage for acupuncuncture for all in MA? Act now… Continue Reading Want to see insurance coverage for acupuncuncture for all in MA? Act now…

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Women’s Wellness Acupuncture Clinic Location Change

Women’s Wellness Acupuncture Clinic Location Change

We’re still hosting our weekly Women’s Wellness Acupuncture Clinic, but the location has changed! If you previously found us at Cooley Dickinson Medical Hospital, please note the clinic is now being held at our private practice located in downtown Northampton. Thanks & see you there! Continue Reading Women’s Wellness Acupuncture Clinic Location Change

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Acupuncture as a promising intervention in patients with chronic anxiety

This study http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25595195/ Concludes that “Acupuncture is a promising intervention for patients with chronic anxiety that has proven resistant to other forms of treatment”. I’m hoping it will be considered a go to treatment. If it helps when nothing else does, why not try it first or along with other treatments? Randomised controlled trial on the… Continue Reading Acupuncture as a promising intervention in patients with chronic anxiety Continue Reading Acupuncture as a promising intervention in patients with chronic anxiety

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Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

Top 10 Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period: 1. Nursing challenges: lack of milk, let-down difficulties, mastitis Colicky/fussy baby 2. Anemia and or tiredness, lack of energy. 3. Urinary incontinence/stress incontinence/dribbling urine 4. Lingering pain in the perineum, pelvic floor, hip or site of surgery Post-partum hypertension 5. PPD: Post-partum depression/anxiety/mood disorders… Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

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Acupuncture as Effective as Drugs in Treating Pain

This is a great new report on a recent study demonstrating the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating pain compared to the use of other pain prescription drugs. Take a look! http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/acupuncture-as-effective-as-drugs-in-treating-pain-trial-shows-20140329-35qec.html Continue Reading Acupuncture as Effective as Drugs in Treating Pain

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