Spring, the Awakening of Nature

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring in Traditional Chinese Medicine is characterized by the rise of Yang energy. The sun warms the earth and nature awakens. It is the start of a new cycle. A similar process takes place in ourselves. New plans are set in motion and our body is waking up. Spring is associated with the Wood element […]

Pain Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many people live with pain everyday. Sometimes this pain is present at every moment, making each activity difficult to accomplish, disturbing sleep and mood. Acupuncture can be a good non-addictive alternative to opioids and a good adjunct treatment to massage therapy, chiropractic, and physiotherapy.  How does acupuncture relieve pain? According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a person’s […]

Seasonal Changes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Acupuncture can help many health conditions, but did you know that it can also be useful at preventing diseases? In China, over a hundred years ago, people only paid their acupuncturists when they were healthy. If you fell ill, the acupuncturist would treat you free of charge until your health returned. For almost three thousand […]

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