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Chinese Herbalism: Goji Berries

Goji berries have been used for 6,000 years in Chinese herbalism to protect the liver, help eyesight, boost immune function, improve circulation, and promote longevity. Goji berries, also known as Lycium barbarum, wolfberry, gou qi zi, and Fructus lycii is … Continue reading

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Dry Needling

CONSUMER HEALTH ALERT!    THE TRUTH ON DRY NEEDLING: Physical Therapists (P.T.) are practicing “Dry Needling”                                           Dry Needling IS Acupuncture! The definition and … Continue reading

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Instructions

Your Practitioner is licensed to prescribe Chinese Herbs and holds a Diplomat in Chinese Herbology (Dipl. C.H.) from the National certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) since 2003. You are being prescribed a Chinese Herbal Medication in order … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Stress Reduction

Got STRESS??  Who doesn’t? Especially while driving in Tucson!  Many patients ask me if acupuncture can be helpful for reducing stress or helping with anxiety. Yes, it can! Emotional stress and anxiety can seriously affect health, cause chronic inflammation leading … Continue reading

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Qigong: Healing yourself with Energy

Qigong is a medical and spiritual healing method used in China to improve health, strengthen the immune system, relieve pain and illness, and promote mental, physical , and spiritual balance. It is sometimes used by oneself, or emitted by another person, … Continue reading

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Follow-up Appointments

I just want to mention how important it is to follow up on your appointments. Healing is a process, and I can’t stress enough how important frequency of treatment is, especially in the beginning. a rule of thumb: if your … Continue reading

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