I’m on my way to CT, which has mostly involved sitting in the Tucson airport for 3 hours so far. So here I am with a new blog post, airport delays are good for something after all! Although people ask me all sorts of questions when it comes to this ancient technique that can be very difficult to understand, there are some key questions that I’m asked almost on a daily basis. Check out the list below for the answers to the 3 most commonly asked questions about acupuncture. Read more “Acupuncture: 3 Most Commonly Asked Questions”

Often when I feel a person’s radial pulse (on the inside of your forearm, on the thumb side) during their first treatment, they are quick to tell me what their doctor has told them it means in the past. They  are mostly only familiar with the pulse rate (i.e. 60 beats per minute). Chinese medicine does take the pulse rate into account, but the rate is only a very small fraction of the information that’s available in the pulse!

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