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Archives: November 2008

Healthcare a Prescription for Change

She’s baaaack… good friend, collegue and guestblogger Jennika Wildau, L.Ac..Here are her ideas on how we can change our healthcare system for the better.I. How to afford basic healthcare for all Under a basic universal healthcare system, all Americans would be entitled to receive preventative and necessary healthcare by creating a program whereby recent graduates: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 30, 2008

Recovering from a Turkey Day Hangover?

For those of you who ate too much at the Thanksgiving feast, I have some great herbal formulas to help digestion. But if you cannot get into see me, I have a great suggestion. As many of my patients can attest, I am often drinking a cup of tea when they arrive at my Chicago: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2008

Celebs Planning Pregnancy Turn To Acupuncture

This article is from the UK site – Bounty Nov 25 2008 “Jennifer Aniston’s recent move towards acupuncture as an alternative way to boost fertility is expected to raise awareness among women trying to increase their chances of getting pregnant. Acupuncture practitioner Andrew Loosely commented: “This will help women realize that acupuncture has an important: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted By: tcm007 on November 27, 2008

Acupuncture Used to Help Children With Cancer

Finding Ways to Help Children With Cancer From The New York Times By TINA KELLEYPublished: November 20, 2008 For the past year, Alexa Weitzman, 29, has worked as a research coordinator, licensed acupuncturist and chef at the Integrative Therapies Program for Children With Cancer at Columbia University Medical Center. She comes to the job with: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 26, 2008

Athletes, Pain and Acupuncture

Yesterday, I wrote generally about acupuncture and pain. Today, I want to give you a couple of up-to-date examples of athletes using acupuncture to relieve pain. There are conflicting reports on New York Rangers’ Scott Gomez’s ankle injury and sore groin, but it has been widely reported that he is using acupuncture to reduce that: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 26, 2008

Acupuncture And Pain

TCM has a long and successful history treating both acute and chronic pain. Practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. It has gained increasing acceptance in the U.S. since 1971, thanks to New York Times reporter James Reston. He underwent: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 25, 2008

Acupuncture for Pets Becoming More Common

This information is taken from (Channel 7 news in Roanoke) *August 29, 2008 “It’s not something you often hear about: acupuncture for your pet. But you may be surprised to know the American Veterinary Medical Association considers it a valid treatment option for certain problems. It’s been around for more than 3-thousand years for: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 23, 2008

Studies Find Acupuncture Cuts Post-Surgical Pain

Last week I posted Acupuncture Helps Ease Post-Surgical Ills about a recent study done by Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina which found that Acupuncture, may actually work better than drugs. And patients were happier with the treatment. Here are some excerpts from an article about the great research they are doing at Duke.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 21, 2008

New York Rangers; Scott Gomez is Using Acupuncture to Treat Stress Fracture

These are excerpts from the New York Post article  – “RANGERS’ GOMEZ HAS STRESS FRACTURE ANKLE INJURY KEEPS CENTER SIDELINED”By LARRY BROOKSNovember 19, 2008“Gomez, who will miss his fourth straight match tonight when the New York Rangers and Canucks meet at the Garden, learned the nature of his injury after undergoing an MRI exam on: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 20, 2008
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