Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Oriental Medicine

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Month. As the multitude of bowel condition sufferers would agree, a holistic perspective makes a difference in quality of life.

Modern Feet

“The foot bone connected to the leg bone, The leg bone connected to the knee bone, The knee bone connected to the thigh bone, The thigh bone connected to the back bone, The back bone connected to the neck bone, The neck bone connected to the head bone”

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

Traditional Chinese Medicine Summer

Summer is a time filled with joy and laughter, warmth, and an upward moving energy. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), this season is associated with the Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and Triple Burner organ systems and they are represented by the fire element. Much like Spring, Summer is considered to be yang in nature as … Continue reading Traditional Chinese Medicine Summer

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