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Many times, I am asked how pediatric acupuncture works in the body. I always look at the Eastern Medicine flow of qi, blood and fluids in the body which is difficult to explain in Western terms. I ran across several studies and information in reference to the...read more
Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for approximately 3,000 years. The stimulation of “points” on the body by placing a needle or applying pressure illicit biological changes in the patient. The stimulation increases the flow of blood and “qi” to areas in...read more
There are a variety of practices and interventions that fall under integrative medicine or CAM. In the United States, many people consider allopathic or Western medicine (e.g. performed by a medical doctor, osteopathic doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician’s...read more
Pulse diagnosis is one of the most important things the Eastern Medicine practitioner will do in identifying the pattern diagnosis for a patient. We read 6 pulses on each wrist to assist in identifying the channels that need to be addressed during treatment. Looking...read more
Eastern Medicine practitioners look at the patients tongue to identify channels/meridian being affected by disease. As you can see from the diagram there are areas of the tongue for each element/channel. An example of how to interpret is let’s say there is more...read more
Shen describes the vitality of a person, which is seen when we look at the eyes, complexion and tongue. Eastern medicine practitioners look at the whole person to see what is happening with their spirit. Now within this broader term “spirit” or “shen” there are 5...read more
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Hours are also shared with clinics at Primary Children’s Hospital. To schedule outpatient clinics for your children, call 801-662-1609.