In Search of Herbs

There is a trend in America today of people dedicated to bringing their craft to the highest level. Think craft brew masters, micro-batch chocolatiers and coffee roasting artisans. Their aim is to bring forth and cultivate the best of the earth.

In light of the “farm to table” movement, I started thinking: what about “farm to medicine cabinet”? Are there people who are growing Chinese herbal medicines in biodynamic, organic, and craft ways?

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

One of the most consistent questions that I get asked is “How does acupuncture work?” So many women come to acupuncture to resolve a specific ailment, but the details about how acupuncture actually works often remains a bit of a mystery. I decided to write this post to help answer the questions women have when they arrive in my office and take some of the mystery out of what I do to help women improve their wellbeing, reduce stress and achieve greater vitality. 

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What to Expect During Your First Acupuncture Visit

 

When planning your first acupuncture visit, the goal is to hone in on the major issues impacting your wellbeing and to reduce the distractions that might get in the way of providing undivided attention on your health concerns. Dr. Catherine Price, a highly sought after acupuncturist and health care professional in Providence, RI, explains who what type of practitioner you will see and what you can expect during your first visit.

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7 Qualities to Consider When Looking for the Best Acupuncture Treatment

Finding and choosing a doctor of any kind requires some thought to the desired outcome. Acupuncture has a holistic view on healing, and treats the entire person: body, mind, emotions and the spirit. Other modalities such as herbal therapies, lifestyle changes, proper nutrition, exercise, dealing with emotions, avoiding toxins, and reducing stress also play a part of the process that helps lead to good health. Continue Reading

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Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine comprises a broad range of medicinal practices sharing common concepts. Included in it’s various forms are herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. Modern Chinese medicine combines concepts of modern anatomy and physiology with traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment.
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10 Alternative Care Questions Your Acupuncturist Needs You to Answer

Gaining a understanding of what’s going on with you helps Doctors diagnose the root issues impacting your well being.

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5 Things to Consider When Planning Your First Visit to an Acupuncturist

When planning your first visit to an acupuncturist, the goal is to focus on the major issues impacting your wellbeing and to reduce the distractions that might get in the way of focusing undivided attention on your health concerns.
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Does My Insurance Cover Acupuncture?

As we all know, dealing with insurance is complicated. It’s great to get specifics before you begin treatment. Some health insurance plans cover acupuncture, while other plans require you to purchase a rider for coverage.
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