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The Changing Seasons: Autumn

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on September 21, 2019

The Changing Seasons: Autumn In Chinese Medicine, we talk about the functional energy in the body; this energy is called Qi. It is the motive force to produce change and movement within the body. The theories and philosophy that went into... Read More

Chinese Medical Massage: Tui Na

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on August 29, 2019

Before the technique known as Acupuncture, the healers in China used their hands as tools. Their instinct led them to rub, knead, push, and pound themselves and others to help warm up or battle anything from fatigue to various injuries.... Read More

Pain Relief with Acupuncture

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on August 21, 2019

Pain Relief with Acupuncture Bù tōng zé tòng, tōng zé bù tòng The above statement describes the fundamental understanding of pain in Chinese Medicine. It translates roughly to “no free flow implies pain, free flow implies no pain.” When an injury occurs,... Read More

Late Summer: Period of Abundance

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on August 13, 2019

The Chinese have an extra season called Late Summer. This is the time between Summer and Autumn, when the weather begins to cool from Summer’s normally high heat. While thought to be the beginning of the energetic decline into autumn... Read More

Qi Gong: Breath is Life

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on August 5, 2019

When you see an acupuncturist, you hear a lot about Qi. There is an English translation for just about every part of Chinese Medicine except for this elusive concept. It is normally described as energy, which is the closest single... Read More

Why Acupuncture?

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on July 22, 2019

Why do I need Acupuncture?   The way you feel is the direct result of the function and communication of the organ systems within. Stresses on the body from poor diet, unmanaged work/life stress and emotions, environmental conditions, and injuries(sports, motor vehicle,... Read More

Chiropractic- The "First Line of Defense" for Sports and Spinal Injuries, and More.

Written By Dr. Jason Kremer on July 17, 2019

As surprising as it is to a lot of people, chiropractors don’t just treat the neck and back pain (although we are the most experienced practitioners in the conservative treatment of the spine). Along with perfecting our biomechanical and manipulative... Read More

The Summer Season

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on July 11, 2019

The Summer Season The summer season started two days ago with the summer solstice. It is the Yang season with longer days, shorter nights and abundant energy; the season of expansion, growth, activity and creativity. In Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, the summer... Read More

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