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Category: Acupuncture

Immune Boosting Herbal Formula for Coronavirus

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on August 24, 2020

We have gone through an overview of COVID-19 and its different stages and how they are treated. Here, let’s talk about the modified herbal formula that is now available in the office that has been recommended for boosting immunity to... Read More

Do Not Forget: It's Spring!

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on May 14, 2020

With all the craziness of coronavirus (CV) going on, it can be easy to forget that we are in the season of growth: Spring! Well, it may also be easy to remember, since the weather is getting nicer and most... Read More

What's the Point? Nei Guan, P6

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on May 11, 2020

The 6th point on the Pericadium channel is named Nei Guan, or Inner Pass. The main use for this point at home is to benefit nausea that is due to almost any cause, whether from morning sickness during pregnancy or motion... Read More

The Opioid Epedemic

Written By Dr. Jason Kremer on April 14, 2020

Enough about the current "pandemic" that's still go our heads spinning, today and for the next two upcoming columns I would like to remind everyone about our country's current Opioid "epidemic". Although several businesses, including healthcare businesses, have had to... Read More

TCM Stages and Herbal Treatments for Coronavirus Infection

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on April 1, 2020

There are two main schools in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) (Cold Damage and Warm Disease) that explain the stages of invasion of an external factor, which in Western parlance includes colds, flus, and the current progressions seen in the COVID-19... Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine treating Coronavirus

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on March 11, 2020

With the outbreak of coronavirus taking up the news, it is important to understand what it is, how it is spread, and what you can do to protect yourself. In China, new infections have been decreasing, and they have been... Read More

What's the Point?! He Gu, LI4

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on February 3, 2020

The point today is He Gu, the fourth point on the Large Intestine channel (LI4). First things first: this point induces labor and is contraindicated during pregnancy! If you have a headache during pregnancy, do not use this point please!  He... Read More

Chinese New Year: Year of the Metal Rat

Written By Matthew Truhan, LAc on January 27, 2020

This weekend ushered in the year of the Metal Rat with the Chinese New Year. The Rat is the first symbol of the Chinese Zodiac and represents the rise of a new day. This year should be good for all zodiac... Read More

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

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