Acupuncture Relieves Chronic Pain

A meta-analysis of 17,922 patients from randomized controlled trials “provided the most robust evidence to date that acupuncture is a reasonable referral option for patients with chronic pain”. The chronic pain conditions included musculoskeletal pain (low back, neck, and shoulder), osteoarthritis of the knee, and headache/migraine. Publisched in: Vickers et al. 2012 Archives of Internal […]

Health Tips for Summer

The Qi of summer has the vibrant and expanding nature of fire. Therefore this season is the phase of the Fire element. It is about heart felt connections, community, joy and laughter. When we are ill, we benefit greatly from integrative health care, sourcing the best from Modern and Traditional medicine. Heartfelt care and dedicated […]

Nourish Life

“Health and well-being can be achieved only by remaining centred with one’s spirit, guarding against squandering one’s energy, maintaining the constant flow of one’s Qi and Blood, adapting to the changing seasonal and yearly macrocosmic influences, and nourishing one’s self preventively.” (From the classical text Huang Di Neijing Suwen, thought to be more than 2000 […]

Interdependency and Change Govern Health

Acupuncture is based on an extensive body of knowledge developed over at least two thousand years of clinical experience and reasoning. Modern research has added to this, yet a lot of research remains to be done. Clinical trials into effectiveness are constraint by the likelihood that any form of skin stimulation used as a control […]