How Acupuncture Balances Me

 “The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.”- Euripides...more

The Time I Got Acupuncture in Korea

We had three months left in our contract in Korea when I checked out. An end in sight to our two year stint gave me acute senioritis, hating everything distinct to the culture but also all the things that really weren’t. Kimchi and sidewalks both had to go. My body got into the spirit of ire, and one morning I woke up, walked to our bathroom which didn’t even have a shower curtain for God’s sake, and my back gave out. Fuuuuuuuuh....more

My Acupuncture Visit - Hello? Hello???

For the past five years I've been struggling with vertigo related to Meniere's Disease.  Coupled with constant ringing in one ear, I've become a confused, dizzy mess who says "Huh?" a lot.  I recently had an extreme episode of vertigo (including vomiting due to a motion-sickness effect) while at work.  Parents of patients in the ICU might not feel so confident in their nurse when she is sitting hunched over a pink, plastic basin in the middle of the unit because she can't move anywhere until the spinning subsides a bit.  Just guessing....more

How to Beat Insomnia Naturally

After the birth of my third child, I suffered from insomnia that lasted well beyond the newborn phase. For those of you who haven’t experienced insomnia it’s pretty awful. During that year (yes, 12 months) of sleepless nights there were times when I was able to fall right asleep, but would then wake up and stare at the ceiling for hours unable to fall back asleep. ...more
I too used to suffer from insomnia, could not fall asleep to save my life! I was taking Tylenol ...more

Give your feet a massage everyday during the morning madness here's how!

Acupuncture massage sandals are made of nodules that apply pressure to your feet soles improving blood circulation, leg cramps and overall encourage full body wellness. I have been an acupuncture addict for over ten years and when I don't have time to make it in for an appointment I turn to my sandals. ...more

Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Breech Presentation

Having had a c-section with my first son and a vaginal birth with my second, I have a desire to help any woman avoid a c-section.  Hospitals and midwives usually do not want to (or legally cannot) deliver breech babies so I strive to do anything I can do to facilitate a vaginal delivery and avoid c-section....more

Turn That Frown Upside Down

Okay I'm talking to myself here. I try to be positive but I woke up in shock that the weekend was already over! I'm trying to shake of the Monday blues.     Yesterday was super hot in Boston but a perfect pool day!...more