Tongue Diagnosis

Tongue diagnosis is an integral part of taking a medical history in Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine practitioners believe the appearance of your tongue can reveal a lot about your health. Different areas of the tongue are believed to reflect the state of the different organ systems. If there is an unusual color, coating, and/or shape in a certain area, special attention is paid to the corresponding organ system. In Chinese medicine, … [Read more...]

Chinese Acupuncture

Over 5,000 years ago, the ancient Chinese discovered energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Acupuncture treatments can be traced back to the stone-age, when sharp-edged tools were used to relieve pain and discomfort of disease.  Later these tools were replaced by needles made of bamboo or bone. Recent research using scientific knowledge and methods, has shown that stimulation of the acupuncture points along these meridians may produce various … [Read more...]

Digital Meridian Imaging

Many forms of diagnosis have evolved in acupuncture over the last five thousand years. Pulse diagnosis, tongue diagnosis, laws of correspondence, symptom interpretation, special point association and graphing techniques. Digital Meridian Imaging has proved to be the quickest, easiest and most accurate means to diagnose and select proper acupuncture points for treatment. Digital Imaging is the term used for computerized measurements of … [Read more...]

Auricular Acupuncture

Acupuncturists all over the world use this therapy to treat pain, addictions of all kinds, internal disorders, emotional issues and a host of other problems with excellent results. Auriculotherapy (or ear acupuncture) is a technique of using points on the skin of the auricle (external ear) to diagnose, treat pain and medical conditions of the body. Whether used in conjunction with other treatments or by itself, auriculo-therapy is often effective … [Read more...]

Migraines vs. Headaches

When people speak of headaches and migraines, they often fail to realize that the two actually represent two different conditions. Migraines represent a much more serious problem than your average tension headache. While regular headaches occur throughout most of the human population, those afflicted with migraines face a particularly painful problem. Migraines are the most debilitating type of headache and throbbing, pulsating pain may be … [Read more...]

The Dental Connection to Chronic Illness

Is it possible that your teeth have a biological effect on other parts of your body? In order to understand this concept, let us consider the therapeutic effects of Chinese acupuncture. Chinese acupuncture believes there is a universal life energy called Chi present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate throughout the body along specific pathways called meridians. As long as this energy flows freely one’s health is … [Read more...]