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Welcome to Acupuncture Journeys!

I was once told that life will never be a destination, but a continuous journey. When I was young my mother taught me that ‘without one’s health, one has nothing.’ Our health is our vitality, but is something all too often overlooked, put to the side or completely forgotten all together. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are an effective form of treatment that has evolved into a complete holistic health care system. They can enhance recuperative power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve overall function and well-being.

Acupuncture is safe, natural and effective. However, it is much more than an aid to alleviate symptoms and achieve optimal health, but truly a road towards self-discovery and vitality. Vitality is defined as: exuberant physical or mental vigor; the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence; power to live or grow; and vital force or principle. Vitality is not a destination, it’s a continuous journey…and acupuncture can support you in that process of discovery.

Acupuncture promotes natural healing which in itself is empowering. It has been around for over 3,000 years and the reason it has been around for so long is simple. The question is not whethe­­r acupuncture works, but how acupuncture is going to work for you. Join us on your journey and discover how acupuncture can help you learn, heal and live a fuller more vital life.

 

TCM and Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the epithelial cells in the body.  Epithelial cells line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic fibrosis have a defective gene that impairs epithelial cell function. This can lead to a buildup

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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis, irritable

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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain can

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