TCM and Libido in Men

If your love life is lackluster, have you considered Traditional Chinese medicine to help a sagging libido? Acupuncture and herbal formulas may just be the ticket to improve your sex life and reignite your fire. continue reading »

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At Home Massage Therapy

Did you know, to get a massage you don’t have to go into a massage clinic? Lots of massage practitioners also offer at-home service. Experts have said at-home massage can provide a lot of unique benefits for clients that they can’t receive from a clinic experience. Reasons for this include: being able to feel more comfortable in your own home, not having to drive your vehicle after your massage, experiencing a more personal connection with your therapist and even approaching the massage treatment in a more relaxed manner. continue reading »

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Why You Should Get Regular Acupuncture Treatments

Everybody knows you should see your family physician at least once a year and your dentist at least twice a year. But not everybody knows about acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and the many benefits it can provide for you. If you start incorporating acupuncture into your health and wellness regime, you may not have to rely on the family physician so much for those minor little issues. Let’s look at how getting regular acupuncture treatments can help you stay happy and healthy. continue reading »

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Signs You May Need a Massage

How do you know if you need a massage? What tell-tale signs will your body or mind exhibit to let you know it is time to schedule a massage therapy appointment? Believe it or not, there are some key indicators most people commonly experience before they head into a massage therapy appointment. If you experience any of these signs, chances are you are ready to schedule a massage therapy appointment today. continue reading »

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Clinical Deep Tissue Massage

One of the most sought-after massage therapy techniques is deep tissue massage. A variety of massage practitioners choose to use deep tissue massage in their clinics because of the stimulating and healing effects it provides to their patients. Deep tissue massage focuses on recalibrating your muscles and connective tissue. By properly realigning connective tissue and muscles, deep tissue massage allows areas experiencing chronic pain and tension to heal and relax. continue reading »

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Acupuncture and TCM for Sprains and Strains

We’ve all heard of and maybe even experienced a sprain or a strain. But do you really know the difference? A sprain is defined as a stretch or tear of a ligament. A strain, on the other hand, is defined as an injury to a muscle or tendon. Sprains can result from a fall, a sudden twist or a blow to the body that forces a joint out of place, while a strain can happen from twisting or pulling a muscle or tendon. continue reading »

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Herbal Tonics for Allergies

An allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, called an allergen.  This could be anything from something you inhale to something you touch to something you eat.  An allergic reaction may cause sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, a running nose, a sore throat and rashes. In severe cases, allergic reactions can induce something known as anaphylactic shock, which can actually be deadly. continue reading »

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Massage for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is no fun for anyone, and those with osteoarthritis can experience pain, stiff joints, decreased mobility and minor to major swelling of the tissue surrounding the joints. Although it can be hard to find a ton of ways to manage the pain that comes with osteoarthritis, massage therapy has been proven to help alleviate arthritic pain and strengthen your flexibility and mobility. continue reading »

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How Massage Can Help Sciatica

If you let it, sciatica can be very debilitating. The sciatic nerve is known as the longest nerve in the human body, the nerve starts in the lower portion of our spinal cord and continues all the way through the backs of our legs until it finally reaches our toes. That’s a lot of area. It’s no wonder having sciatica can be such a pain, the sciatic nerve runs through so much of our body, which means depending on the severity of your sciatica, it could affect you a whole lot. continue reading »

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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies

Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 years and our bodies are not accustomed to dealing with genetically modified foods or the excessive amounts of pesticides now being put in and on our food. We are also being over-medicated with antibiotics used in livestock we eat and that we are prescribed by our own doctors. This has created superbugs like MRSA that no longer responding to antibiotics. Our immune systems just can’t keep up. So every year, the number of people experiencing allergies is increasing. continue reading »

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