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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and

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Acupuncture: The Original Biohack for Migraines

Having recurring migraines is similar to parenting a temperamental toddler. When they go from being annoying to actively disruptive and mildly infuriating, there is often little one can do but grit your teeth and persevere. The helpful suggestions for managing this occurrence involved a mixture of expert opinion, anecdotal hearsay, individual tinkering and a big dose of patience. So

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Talking With Kids About the Coronavirus

As the effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to seep into everyday life, it can be hard to stay present rather than focusing on the myriad of concerns and questions everyone has. Unfortunately, this can be true for kids too. 

Younger kids can perceive their caretakers’ stress and older kids are better aware of what’s going on for their

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Acupressure for Stress

We are all experiencing some strange times.  Our daily lives have changed and change is uncomfortable.  Stress related symptoms like chest pressure, insomnia, palpitations, nervousness and anxiety can be overwhelming.  There are some acupressure points that can be helpful in reducing symptoms.  When you find the point, it is likely to be tender.  It’s important that you apply a strong

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Office Will Be Closed Until March 30

To our OM Holistic Wellness Family,

 

After much deliberation and meditation on what to do, I have decided to follow CDC guidelines and close the office for 2 weeks.  Oriental Medicine and Massage therapy can support the immune system, however it is too risky for all of us to be in close contact for an extended period of time.

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Positive Side Effects of Acupuncture

During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.

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Massage Therapy for Sleep Improvement

Have you been having trouble sleeping lately? If you’ve answered yes, you should consider coming into the clinic for a massage therapy appointment. Massage has been proven to help reduce restlessness, and treat those experiencing insomnia. Routine massage therapy appointments are a great remedy for those experiencing trouble with their sleeping patterns.

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Common Questions About Massage

It’s a no-brainer, you’ll have some questions before you come in for your first massage therapy appointment. Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

In fact, most people have a ton of questions before they receive their first massage therapy session. We’re going to take a look at 7 of the most frequently asked questions about massage.

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How Does Massage Work?

Massage is defined as the rubbing and kneading of the body’s muscles and joints. Massage is most commonly used to relieve tension or pain. Most people who have experienced a massage report it has been helpful. But according to a recent National Health Interview Survey, only about 6.9 percent of Americans have ever tried massage. That means there is a

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3 AcuPoints for Anxiety

One of the most wonderful things about being an acupuncturist is the ability to stimulate points on my own body when I need to. If I get a headache, or feel a cold coming on, I can always hop up on my table for a quick tune-up with some needles. Even when I’m not at the office, the

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