Here are three resources to help you prepare for birth. I am working with an extraordinary group of women in the Maternity Acupuncture and Mentorship Peer Support two year program. I am both a student and a presenter in the program. Please use these links as advised to best support you to prepare for birth. […]
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Qi Gong to stay healthy & strong in physical isolation
Qi Gong is gentle exercise that supports our body, mind and spirit. Research demonstrates decreased pain, increased ease and a decrease in stress and anxiety with this practice. Enjoy these Qi Gong videos curated by Dr. Cynthia Neipris DACM of the Pacific University of Health and Sciences. https://www.pinterest.com/pacificcollege/qigong-solutions-live-and-recorded/
IVF Recommendations from the American Society of Reproductive Medicine
The ASRM, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine recommends that you wait out the COVID 19 crisis if you have not started an IVF cycle yet. This is challenging news and can feel really hard. I CAN work with you on supplements, nutrition, Chinese herbal medicine and lifestyle support during this time. To schedule a […]
Why is Amy’s in office closed during the Covid-19 crisis?
My office is closed to seeing patients in office as we are being asked to do so by Governor Baker. As many of you know, in addition to patient care I do board service work as the Vice Chair of the American Society of Acupuncturists. This is a document created and released by our board […]
What can you do during the Covid-19 outbreak to stay safe?
Contribution to the hive. Blessed be y’all What can you do to stay healthy in the midst of the Covid-19 epidemic No one can say it enough. Wash your hands – often and well with soap for 20 seconds when you enter your home, after using the bathroom, after touching your face, before and after […]
Heat Therapy: Moxa & Alternatives to Moxa
Heat Therapy: Moxa and Alternatives to Moxa By AMY MAGER, MS, LAc, FABORM, and CHRISTINE CRONIN, DAOM, LAc Heat therapy is an integral treatment of Chinese medi- cine. Although we concur with our colleagues that moxa is our best choice for heat therapy, barriers may exist that could prevent a pa-tient from using moxa or […]
Important information on how acupuncture improves IVF/ICSI success and that it is dosage dependent.
My baby is breech – what can I do?
My baby is breech. What can I do? Amy Mager MS, Lic.Ac., FABORM If you find your baby is breech – don’t panic – breathe – in through your nose and out through your mouth – notice what happens in your body when you do that: you slow down, you relax. A friend who is […]
Systematic Review and Meta Analysis update from the Acupuncture Evidence Project
My colleague John McDonald and Stephen Janz PhD have updated their 2004 project and the evidence is growing for the use of acupuncture to treat migraine, sinusitis, pain and more. Read their work at the American Society of Acupuncturists website. http://www.asacu.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Acupuncture-Evidence-Project-The.pdf
Trigger Point Acupuncture/Orthopedic Acupuncture at The Wellness House
We are excited to offer TrP, trigger point acupuncture therapy and orthopedic acupuncture at the Wellness House. Amy Mager DACM, L.Ac., FABORM has studied with Dr. Daniel Jiao, DAOM, Lic.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM) in advanced neurological and orthopedic needling at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. Most recently she has studied at the Pacific College […]
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