In the beginning….

Like many people, I came to acupuncture searching for pain relief.  As a trained scientist, my curiosity about how acupuncture worked was sparked when an excruciating upper back injury was relieved after only two treatments.  Years later, seeing several specialists in two different fields for two “unrelated” symptoms, I saw an acupuncturist for one of the conditions and was stunned

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What Brought Me To Acupuncture? Pain Relief.

Like many people, I came to acupuncture searching for pain relief. As a trained scientist, my curiosity about how acupuncture worked was sparked when an excruciating upper back injury was relieved after only two treatments. Years later, seeing several specialists in two different fields for two “unrelated” symptoms, I saw an acupuncturist for one of the conditions and was stunned

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Acupuncture 101: An Overview of Acupuncture Theory and Styles

What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare that originated in China at least 2,500 years ago. It has been practiced throughout the Asian world for many centuries. Acupuncture has been accepted into the Western mainstream culture since the 1970’s and is currently soaring in popularity throughout many parts of the Western hemisphere. Through the use of

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Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine for Adrenal Weakness

Since 2002, I have treated hundreds of patients in my acupuncture practice in Superior, Colorado which is 10 minutes outside of Boulder. Out of all the patients I have treated, I would say that about 50% of them (at least) are struggling with a pattern called adrenal exhaustion. This basically means that they have lost the ability to rest and

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Acupuncture, Anti-Aging and Alternative Medicine

Anti-aging medicine and nutrition is big business these days, as most baby boomers are trying anything and everything to look and feel younger. In my acupuncture practice, many of my patients have asked me if I do cosmetic acupuncture or if I know much about using food and herbs to take a few years off their appearance.

While there is

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