I get it. Acupuncture is kind of. . . weird.
It doesn’t “fit” in the allopathic medical model, and yet it’s growing faster in the US than anywhere else in the world.
For these – and many other reasons – I encounter many questions and misconceptions about what I do, and the answers to most of those questions are not simple sound-bytes or distilled messages conducive to ads or email subject lines.
In other words, the answers are long and thoughtful; this is because I think your questions about your health deserve my thoughtfulness.
An exploration of how acupuncture feels.
Acupuncture isn’t a fairy… it doesn’t need you to believe.
How I know where to put the needles.
A straightforward answer to a straightforward question.
No. Just no.
A peek at why this usually isn’t an issue.
A look at nerves and channels.
It’s a process with many forms.
This one’s a favorite…
Nope. But it sure is good for it.
So many things acupuncture can do…
A peek into insurance benefits.
Why seeing an acupuncturist matters.
How we differ from marigolds.
What it takes to be an acupuncturist.