In every acupuncture office the question arises at the beginning of the session: “May I take your pulse?” If you are new to acupuncture, it’s not always clear what information is being gathered when we acupuncturists take a patient’s pulse, and why we take the pulse in six different positions along the wrist and at […]
Five Element Treatment
Acupuncture is an ancient system that has evolved over thousands of years, and is just one branch of Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture theory views the whole body as a living ecology that requires care and attention to maintain a healthy balance. This integrative approach allows Acupuncture to to address many illnesses, both physical (such as back […]
The focus of your treatment is not only on addressing an isolated complaint, but engendering vitality in your whole being. This is the perspective of integrative-or holistic-medicine that arose naturally out of Chinese Classical Medicine and philosophy. Five Element Acupuncture is a unique and treasured tradition within Chinese Medicine.