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To Ice or Not To Ice?

Most people are conditioned to ice their injuries; this is what they have been told for… well, ever! But the Chinese have a different opinion on the matter. There is an old Chinese saying that claims ‘ ice is for dead people’. This is because ice halts normal blood circulation and causes contraction of the…

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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Isn’t the New Year refreshing? It’s not only a time to stop and reflect on the year that has gone by, it’s also about getting another chance. A chance to do better, to do more, to give more, to love more. It’s a time to reevaluate our goals and start embracing what could be. As you…

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MRI Study Shows Acupuncture Affects Areas of Brain Involved With Pain Perception

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture’s effect on how the brain processes pain. The results? Acupuncture alters the way that the brain perceives and processes pain. German researchers measured brain activity in 18 people who received…

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10 Credible Studies that show Chinese Medicine Works

I just love it when I talk to people about Chinese Medicine and they say something like “oh, that’s all good, but I want to be treated by something that’s been proven to work”. Arrrgh, it is, and it does, yo. Well here you go… 10 studies that prove Chinese Medicine actually works, and there are…

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