How Veterans are Benefiting from Acupuncture & Why the VA is Reimbursing Acupuncturist for Community Care

A few years back, the VA began compensating licensed acupuncturists in the community for services. More recently, VA facilities began offering acupuncture on-sight and the military is rapidly incorporating acupuncture for all service members and qualified veterans...

12 Imbalances to Correct Before Conception: Chinese Medicine for Infertility

Irregular Bleeding, PMS symptoms, and gynecological conditions may all point to imbalances that can lead to a difficult pregnancy, trouble conceiving, or miscarriage according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Presently my acupuncture clinic specializes in Veteran Care, PTSD, and Pain Management; however, years ago I had a large infertility practice at a hormonal health clinic. … Continue reading 12 Imbalances to Correct Before Conception: Chinese Medicine for Infertility

5 Things That Thwart Opioid Addiction Recovery: Learn healing strategies for top reasons rehabilitation fails now!

Opioid withdrawal is hard! The symptoms are so brutal that many who truly want to be rid of their opioid dependency don't even make a second attempt after their first experience stopping opioids. My patients describe their shock when they realized that they were addicted, especially after being told by the prescribing physician that the … Continue reading 5 Things That Thwart Opioid Addiction Recovery: Learn healing strategies for top reasons rehabilitation fails now!

What Do Emotions Have to Do With Pain?

This question was posed to me during a radio interview and I had to pause for a moment to answer this insightful query. I knew the answer, but could not go into the complex theories of traditional Chinese medicine to provide an answer and had to come up with a simple explanation. My condensed reply … Continue reading What Do Emotions Have to Do With Pain?

Threatened Miscarriage Thwarted with Herbal Remedies-Acupuncture

In 1983 I started organic herb farming in the Southeastern U.S. followed by establishing a medicinal herb school a decade later. In 1997 my schooling at a graduate program in Oriental medicine began in Florida. The next year, my younger sister was pregnant with her first child and I received a disturbing call from her … Continue reading Threatened Miscarriage Thwarted with Herbal Remedies-Acupuncture