Acupuncture

A New Look at Cancer Prevention

By |October 6th, 2018|

A NEW LOOK AT CANCER PREVENTION: 
 
PROMOTING NATURE’S RHYTHMS IN YOUR BODY
Article #1 in a 3-part series

 

A recent article by the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida states that Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading killer in America.  This is quite plausible when you see the CDC’s numbers for 2016:  […]

Going Mainstream: Integrative Care for Breast (and other) Cancers

By |July 31st, 2018|

You likely already know that including holistic and natural medicine in most, if not all, medical treatment plans is a wise idea.  In this article, we take a quick dive into the world of integrative treatments for breast cancer. The implications of all the research and clinical experience indicates the efficacy of integrative treatments […]

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Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis

By |June 27th, 2018|

By Dr. David Martin, Acupuncture Physician, D.O.M.

 

The Opioid Crisis is making headlines these days.  National leaders are beginning to pay attention to this ongoing and expanding situation of overuse of opioids, a class of substances  which include heroin as well as prescription pain killers such as Oxycodone, codeine, morphine, or Fentanyl.  Essentially the opioids […]

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10+ Foods, Herbs, and B12 to Boost Your Energy and Mood

By |May 31st, 2018|

Boost energy and mood
It’s 3:00 p.m.  Are you tired or having trouble focusing?  In this article are some new ideas about easy ways to use Natural Medicine to help you.  It’s using your intelligence and Food as Medicine.  Oh, and lest I forget while I have your attention right now:  Acupuncture helps energy and […]

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CHINESE MEDICINE: LONGEVITY PRACTICES AND FOODS

By |February 27th, 2018|

Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices and Foods
Article 2 of  3:  Live Long & Prosper Series
Chinese Medicine is an ancient, natural medicine.  Asian masters teach that we each are born with a certain amount of “Jing” (Life Force Energy), and when we have expended it, that’s all there is.  Therefore, it is important to be judicious […]

Acupuncture for Shoulder and Arm Pain

By |December 1st, 2017|

Shoulder Pain is one of the maladies treated most often in our acupuncture clinic.
Shoulder pain and arm pain is often treated with acupuncture points on the meridians that traverse the arm, shoulder and neck.  Six meridians go through this area. Some end at the armpit or in the chest and some go up to […]

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: STORIES OF HEALING Part 2 of 3

By |November 1st, 2017|

Stories of Healing:  Acupuncture

Did you know that Acupuncture is: 

Highly effective for much more than pain and stress/anxiety? The full list is too long to write here. 

These few examples give an idea of its breadth:

Acupuncture can help reverse the damage of strokes—the sooner treatment is begun, the better the recovery.
Acupuncture can help […]

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THE HIDDEN DANGER IN NATURAL DISASTERS

By |September 5th, 2017|

“Discovering more joy does not save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have […]

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CHOCOLATE AS MEDICINE

By |May 31st, 2017|

Chocolate as Medicine
This article is written for Lotus Blossom Clinic, we provide acupuncture, massage, Reike, and food healing consultations.

TRUE CONFESSIONS:    Six years ago I became a confirmed Chocoholic.  It happened when I began to grasp the medicinal scope of this heavenly substance.  And when my neck inflammation “melted” after 30 years of whip-lash injury […]

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Medicine is changing (part 3)

By |September 4th, 2016|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY

The Power of Context

PART 3 of 4 articles

 

As Malcolm Gladwell states in his book “The Tipping Point”:

“Epidemics are sensitive to the conditions and circumstances of the times and places in which they occur”.

 

What is it that changes everything…something about our circumstances or awareness that moves an idea, service or product into the […]

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MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY-part 2

By |August 31st, 2016|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY

The Stickiness Factor

PART 2 of 4 articles

According to Wikipedia, the Stickiness Factor is:  “The specific content of a message that renders its impact memorable. Popular children’s television programs such as Sesame Street and Blue’s Clues pioneered the properties of the stickiness factor, thus enhancing effective retention of educational content as well as entertainment value.”  This article […]

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MEDICINE IS CHANGING part 1

By |August 3rd, 2016|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING—DRASTICALLY

Part 1:     What’s going on & Who are the Players?

 

It may not be evident to everyone, but our Western Medical Model is teetering. The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell (the first of his books on the New York Times’ Best Seller’s List), describes how Trends that make it into Mainstream success have […]

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