September 24, 2019

Yes, most insurance companies now have plans that cover acupuncture. With more and more scientific evidence showing benefits, insurance companies realize that covering acupuncture for pain, nausea, and many other disorders can save them money by avoiding costly interve...

August 16, 2019

When it comes to pain management, the problem I see the most is low back pain.  Upper back and neck pain are a close second, and that blog will come soon, but much of the same things will apply.  The good news is that there is help other than opioids.  Acupuncture has...

August 9, 2019

Your breathing pattern is learned, and you continue to breathe as you do out of

habit. There are two breathing styles and each sends a different message to the brain.

Abdominal or Diaphragmatic Breathing Stimulates Relaxation Response

Breathing is slow, deep and efficient...

July 6, 2019

Energy is the number one thing patients tell me they don’t have enough of. That statement right there might help you: everyone thinks that others have more energy than they do, but really, almost everyone is feeling the pinch, they’re just not telling you! It’s mostly...

May 19, 2018

I credit Rhoda’s personalized, caring approach to my successful pregnancy and positive postpartum period. She was so kind, making me feel very much at ease and hopeful to conceive naturally— which I did about 2 months after I started seeing her. She treated me througho...

May 5, 2018

More and more women are trying to get pregnant at older ages than the past.  It’s a known fact that both number of eggs and quality of eggs decrease as a woman ages.  I also often see hormonal imbalances, menstrual irregularities, and thin endometrial (uterine) linings...

You don't live with menstrual problems, or take hormones to relieve them.  Chinese Medicine often takes care of the problem without any side effects.  In fact, it makes you healthier and more ready for pregnancy, when you are ready, of course!

1.  Painful Menstruat...

April 10, 2018

This is part two of a series about healing injured discs. Last time we emphasized how important it is to get a good diagnosis and imaging. But what exactly did I do to heal my disc and avoid surgery and injections? I’m not gonna say it was easy. I did say that I change...

April 10, 2018

People always ask me how it is I became an acupuncturist.  Chinese people ask pretty quickly, other people ask eventually.  I feel like answering in Dr. Richard Tan style (a famous and slightly eccentric acupuncturist), “How the hell should I know?”  I do always say, w...

April 10, 2018

Moving to my new clinic is a step in the right direction.  It’s been sad in many ways to leave my old group, I miss the people I worked with, all good people.  But venturing out to run my own practice again has been so uplifting.  It’s quite an adventure.  I’m followin...

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The video consult allows me to show you acupressure points, Qi Gong exercises, and sound healing techniques.  

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