Blogs by Topic: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is arguably the best known treatment in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)...but that doesn't mean that it's well understood. Blog posts on this page are all related to acupuncture in some way: how acupuncture works, its history, etc.

The Dampness Pathogen

"Dampness in TCM" over a moist leaf
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The Wind Pathogen

Wind in TCM over a beach with palm trees blowing in the breeze,
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Cosmetic Needles

"Needles for Beauty" over a woman receiving a facial massage
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Acupressure for Headaches

"Acupressure for Headaches" over girl holding head on beach
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What to Know About Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture for Dogs - Dog on a beach
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Microcurrent: What is it and how does it help?
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5 Ways Acupuncture Boosts Your Overall Well-Being

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has practiced acupuncture for three millennia, and now alternative medical therapies like acupuncture are on the rise in the United States. Through the use of fine, sterile needles at acupoints along twelve meridians, acupuncture improves the balance and flow of energy in your body through clearing energy blockages.


The philosophy behind acupuncture emphasizes universal yin and yang, two opposing forces that must be kept in balance within each human body. The acupuncture philosophy holds that the mind and body are inextricable from each other, where thoughts and emotions of the mind can drive physiological responses, impacting emotional and physical health.


So is acupuncture right for you? See these five ways that acupuncture can boost your overall well-being to decide for yourself if you’re ready to give it a try!

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Set Yourself Up for Success With Acupuncture

How to Get the Most From Your Acupuncture Treatments at
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Qigong and Tai Chi

All About Qigong and Tai Chi on
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Acupuncture & Religion

man praying at beach
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