Acupuncture Happy Hour

Friday is almost here! You know what that means? ACUPUNCTURE HAPPY HOUR AT THE AUSTIN BODYWORKER! We know you’ve had a busy week and could really use some quality relaxation time, so I and fellow acupuncturist Aaron Winning are offering a special acupuncture event just for you on Friday, August 17th from 5-7 p.m. Grab … Continue reading Acupuncture Happy Hour

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Benefit Athletes

Benefits that athletes and weekend warriors gain from acupuncture and Oriental medicine treatments include injury prevention and recovery, decreased pain, improved mental state and clarity of mind, improved flexibility and ROM, faster recovery time, decreased inflammation and overall enhanced performance.

Endometriosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Part two of a two part series Traditional Chinese Medicine explains in its own manner the theories and pathologies of endometriosis. Endometriosis does not have a common name in TCM, rather its signs and symptoms are a combination of disease categories within Chinese medicine, but it may be referred to as Neiyi or internal lump. … Continue reading Endometriosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Endometriosis: Theory and Understanding

Part one of a two part series. Endometriosis is a misunderstood, chronic disease that affects an estimated 6 million women in the US and 89 million worldwide. There is a higher incidence in women with early menarche, short cycles or menorrhagia, outflow obstruction, and is 6 to 7 times more prevalent in first degree relatives … Continue reading Endometriosis: Theory and Understanding

Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views health as a balance between our internal and external environments. It seeks to achieve balance via integrative modalities such as acupuncture, herbal formulas, Tui Na, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, mind-body exercise and nutritional and lifestyle guidance. Acupuncture, like other TCM treatments, facilitates the body's innate healing abilities. It involves the insertion of fine, … Continue reading Acupuncture

Gua Sha and Cupping

Gua sha and cupping are two therapeutic methods used commonly with Asian bodywork and acupuncture, or as stand-alone modalities. They improve qi flow by facilitating the removal of stagnated blood and lymph, allowing the body to process toxins, reducing pain and swelling, and positively affecting the immune system. Gua sha and cupping can relieve pain … Continue reading Gua Sha and Cupping

Tuina

Tuina (pronounced “twee-nah”) is a form of clinical Asian bodywork that originated over 2000 years ago and is deeply rooted in the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tuina affects muscles and fascia while influencing the energetics of Qi in the meridians. Pain usually indicates a blockage in meridians which obstructs the flow of Qi throughout … Continue reading Tuina