Chinese Medicine Advice for Winter

Winter Chinese Medicine

Winter is the time in the yearly cycle where yin dominates yang. Nature withdraws into hibernation to conserve energy until spring. By conserving your energy, you will keep your immune system strong through winter and have enough energy in reserve for the increased activity of spring. In Chinese medicine, winter is considered the “water element” […]

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture is able to improve health and the body’s functions and also promote the natural self-healing process of the body. It does this by stimulating certain anatomic sites on the body usually referred to as acupoints or acupuncture points. While there are so many methods used to stimulate the acupuncture points, […]

The Acupuncture Evidence Project

Acupuncture Evidence Project

The Acupuncture Evidence Project is a Comparative Literature Review of acupuncture research in 2017. The study found evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions.  There was strong evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 8 conditions, moderate evidence supported the use of acupuncture for  38 conditions and weak positive/unclear evidence of acupuncture for 71 […]

Getting To The Point

Getting To The Point Acupuncture Documentary

Getting To The Point Acupuncture Documentary Episode 1 “Children’s Hospital of Orange County” This professional video production was made by Acupuncture Now Foundation (ANF) and filmmaker Doug Dearth. Over the 30 minute video, you’ll see how acupuncture was incorporated into the treatment plan for 2 boys with brain cancer. The video documents the treatment, but […]

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