It’s The Year Of The Earth Dog

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February 16th begins the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. We leave behind the Year of the Fire Rooster and enter the Year of the Dog. As you may know, each new …

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3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture This Winter

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1) Reduce stress – This is a winter that could stress anyone and we all know that stress has a negative impact on our minds and bodies. Acupuncture reduces stress quickly and safely. According to Chinese …

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Sweet 16 And A Beautiful New Office Space

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As some of you already know, in May I opened a beautiful new office with my friend and colleague Morgan Leavitt, a licensed clinical massage therapist. We found a perfect space at 815 W. Superior …

When I’m Away It’s Easier To Be Present

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I’ve always loved to travel. Each trip reminds me that there are so many different perceptions, ideas, and customs that exist outside my small existence. In June, I travelled to Amsterdam for an acupuncture seminar …

Research Shows Acupuncture Can Reduce Menstrual Pain

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A July, 2017, study tested acupuncture as a treatment for women suffering from menstrual pain. Researchers found that over 50% of the women in the study reported a 50% reduction in pain symptoms, furthermore the success was …

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The New Illinois Acupuncture Practice Act Has Passed

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The new Illinois Acupuncture practice act has greatly expanded our scope of practice and will help our professional growth in Illinois. It also includes the fact that we must find a comprise with physical therapists …

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Join Me Monday On Twitter For #AcupunctureHour

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This coming Monday, August 14th, I will be hosting ‘Acupuncture Hour’ on Twitter and I hope you will join me! The discussion goes from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Chicago or Central Standard time and 8:00-9:00 p.m. …

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Summer and Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Summer is here! In Chinese Medicine this is the time of year that is considered most yang. To learn more about yin and yang click here. High yang means heat, maximum activity, and moving outward …