Acupuncture in Practice: Chronic Disease

Acupuncture in Practice: Chronic Disease

Welcome to acu in practice…posting live from the IVAS Congress in Breckenridge, Colorado! This morning our focus is on preventing and treating chronic disease. Chronic disease is becoming more common in our patients (and in people) as we are exposed to more...
Acupuncture in Practice: Wind Heat Dermatitis

Acupuncture in Practice: Wind Heat Dermatitis

Welcome to Acu in Practice! Here in the Pacific Northwest we have experienced significantly dry, hot weather over the past 2 months. Not surprisingly, I have seen plenty of allergic dermatitis in my patients during that time. In most cases, the lesions are dry, red...
Acupuncture in Practice: Arthritis!

Acupuncture in Practice: Arthritis!

Welcome to acu in practice! One of the most common conditions we treat with acupuncture in animals is ARTHRITIS! In TCM, we refer to this as “Bony Bi Syndrome.” The Bony Bi occurs as a result of long standing stagnation or reduction in the circulation of...
Acupuncture in Practice: Damp Heat

Acupuncture in Practice: Damp Heat

Welcome to Acu in Practice! All of the heat and humidity in the environment right now has me thinking about the effects of Damp Heat on the body. Damp Heat, according Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), can be responsible for both external and internal conditions....