TCM Sports Medicine:”Ice for an Injury, How Could It Be So?”

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so?” ~ Dr. Seuss Now, Dr. Seuss isn’t a sports medicine physician but if you ever find yourself sitting with an ice pack on an injury you should be asking yourself, … Read more.

Safe Removal of Excessive Ear Wax

Every so often I get asked about the effectiveness of ear candling for the removal of ear wax. Experimentation with various methods has led me to the discovery of a better way to remove ear wax. Based on my personal experiences with ear candles I can say the following: 1.) Learning various … Read more.

Bunions: More Information From A Chinese Medicine Perspective

More About Bunions! I have received many e-mails about my bunion blog with questions about how to circumvent the combined procedures I recommended to properly address bunions. Look at it this way. You wouldn’t ask a brain surgeon to eliminate important procedures to save time or cut costs, would you? … Read more.

Weight Loss: Part I

I often have people ask me about weight loss. The first thing that seems to disappoint people is following fact: There is no magic pill that provides instant weight loss!   Well, doesn’t that just suck? In fact, most of the recommendations I have for weight loss are of a … Read more.

Chinese Medicine for Bunions

“Can Asian Bodywork Therapy and Chinese Medicine help my bunions?” I often get asked how Asian Bodywork Therapy and Chinese Medicine can help a condition that surgery has been recommended for. Bunions and hernias are two common examples.  Let’s discuss bunions from a Chinese Medicine point of view. Many people … Read more.

Chinese Medicine for Osteoporosis

Western Medical Explanation “Osteoporosis” is the medical term used to describe reduced bone density and degeneration of bone microstructure. Osteoporosis does not necessarily exhibit specific symptoms but renders the body at a much higher risk of bone fractures due to poor bone structure.  Simply put, osteoporosis is the result of … Read more.