How Acupuncture Works – East vs. West

From acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Eastern Explanation: The Eastern Explanation for how Acupuncture works is that the life energy flowing through the body which is termed Qi (pronounced chee) can be influenced and balanced …

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The Power of Silence

 Lao Tzu, a famous sixth century philosopher from China said: “Silence is a source of great strength.” There are many types of silence, for example, anger, grief, sadness, or confusion. The most comforting of course, …

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The NY Times Weighs in on Acupuncture.

We made it!!! The New York Times has a new article about acupuncture – and it is a good one. The reporter presents a well balanced view to the debate about whether acupuncture works and …

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Learning the Truth; Elin Nordegrin

Another compelling post from my favorite blogger (my mom : ) Linda Edelstein P.h.d., be sure to check out her new website and blog. Reading an except from People magazine’s interview with Elin Nordegren, Tiger …

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Crises Can Lead to Personal Growth

From Therapy EvanstonBy Linda Edelstein P.h.D. There has been much good information written about the harmful effects of trauma, whether the damage was done from war, sexual abuse, violence, natural disasters or the other zillion ways …

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Acupuncture is Effective for Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint in my Chicago practice. People come in experiencing many types of back pain. There is sciatica, tight muscles, disc problems and many more. Acupuncture is a very effective …

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