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In Honor of Thanksgiving: 4 Health Benefits of Cranberries

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have much to be thankful for, I know I do. Cranberries are a staple of many traditional Thanksgiving feasts. For as long as I can remember, we have had a terrific cranberry bread (made by my mother) that is always my favorite. This post should convince you to indulge in: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 23, 2017

Chinese Herbs for Treatment of Psychosis: The Evidence

As the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine moves toward evidence based medicine, rigorous studies are essential, and it looks like another good research study has recently been reported. In China, many conditions are treated with herbal medicines. It is common to have an extensive herbal pharmacy in the hospital. A team of investigators from Shanghai: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 12, 2017

Acupuncture Benefits Veterans

I’m happy to report that acupuncture has been helpful to many Veterans who have defended our country, deserve and need the support. Veterans in this country have served bravely and suffered for it, and I want to say THANK YOU! Sadly veterans often return from service with traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 9, 2017

Happy Halloween!

Eat, drink and be scary.

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 30, 2017

Research Shows Acupuncture Can Reduce Menstrual Pain

A July, 2017, study tested acupuncture as a treatment for women suffering from menstrual pain. Researchers found that over 50% of the women in the study reported a 50% reduction in pain symptoms, furthermore the success was maintained at the one year mark. This acupuncture study is the work of medical researchers from Western Sydney University, Australia and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2017

The Lesson Of Autumn

Fall is here and this season, always gives us an important reminder. Let It Go, whatever it is you need to let go of this is the moment. According to Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the best time to let go. In Fall, nature releases its abundant creations of the past year and marks the end of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 21, 2017

Happy Labor Day!

  “Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 4, 2017

The New Illinois Acupuncture Practice Act Has Passed

The new Illinois Acupuncture practice act has greatly expanded our scope of practice and will help our professional growth in Illinois. It also includes the fact that we must find a comprise with physical therapists on ‘dry needling’. Below I have an excerpt from the Illinois Acupuncture Association with further details on our new practice: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 1, 2017

5 Great Things To Do In Amsterdam

I have another post in the works about my recent trip to Amsterdam. Exploring such a beautiful city, made me acutely aware of how much traveling helps me to be in the present moment. However I am back in Chicago now and the concept seems harder to write about. So I decided to get this: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 30, 2017

Join Me Monday On Twitter For #AcupunctureHour

This coming Monday, August 14th, I will be hosting ‘Acupuncture Hour’ on Twitter and I hope you will join me! The discussion goes from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Chicago or Central Standard time and 8:00-9:00 p.m. in the United Kingdom, where this fabulous hour was started. What is Acupuncture Hour?  One hour every Monday, acupuncturists, lovers: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 10, 2017
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