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Categories: Acupuncture, Diagnostics, TCM | Comments Off on But in the Real World…

In Oriental Medicine/Acupuncture Schools you are taught the importance of referring to other medical professionals. Literally one-third or more of your several thousand hours of training focuses on identifying ‘red flags’ and other symptoms, conditions, or scenarios that are believed to require care and treatment outside of the acupuncturist’s scope of practice. The reasoning here […]

Categories: Diagnostics, TCM | Comments Off on Response to a Comment: TCM is bunk

This week we received a comment as a response to our article on Nocturnal Urination.  We figured the comment was bunk and our suspicions were confirmed when the e-mail address listed by the commenter was reported as unregistered by Gmail.  We decided to post a response anyway, because this rogue spammer addresses some commonly held wrong views about TCM. […]

Categories: Cost-Effective Treatment, Herbal Medicine, La Curandera, Self-Care, TCM | Comments Off on Student Clinic

Guess who? If you have not yet met Stephanie, please meet my wife!   I am extremely excited to introduce Stephanie as our new herbalist.  She will be working Mondays and Wednesdays in the evening from 6-9PM.  She will be doing her own version of the same work I did at Holistic Herbal Health.  This […]

Categories: Diagnostics, Herbal Medicine, La Curandera, TCM | Comments Off on Fundamentals of TCM diagnostics
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By Stephanie Brochstein, community herbalist Since David introduced me two weeks ago as the new kid on staff, I have received several questions from friends about how Chinese medical specialists diagnose patients (i.e. how can you diagnose me)?  The following is a short-summary. Diagnostic Techniques:  Indo-Tibetan, Sino-Russian, Sino-Japanese medicines all use a refined system of diagnostic tools […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Cost-Effective Treatment, Herbal Medicine, Self-Care, TCM | Comments Off on Answer to a Patient: Can Chinese Medicine help recover from surgery?
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Chinese Medicine Can Help With: Surgery (recovery from) Bruises Wounds Scars Sports Related Injuries Post-partum healing Today’s post is inspired by a friend, Carl L. of Austin, who recently inquired whether Chinese medicine had anything to offer for recovery from surgery.  Well, Carl, in fact there’s quite a bit that can help you. Chinese herbal […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Immunity, TCM | Comments Off on Immunity: Fight the Good Fight

Every year at this time I see a patients who are fighting off colds. Recently, I even had a patient who was diagnosed in the E.R. as having mononucleosis! Many of my clients have very demanding careers and getting sick is not an option for them. The first thing my patients want to know is […]