Oriental Medicine

Learning Chinese Medicine

Back to school last weekend in San Francisco to study the ancient Chinese medical writings with internationally renowned <--Read More-->

Feel Your Qi and Relieve Pain

Published in the Lotus Guide. Chico, CA. January 2012

Today qi is commonly referred to as energy, yet qi is a mystery to modern science. In Chinese philosophy, qi is a subtle substance that pervades space; in Chinese medicine, qi is a physical sensation described as the feeling of something strange moving in the body experienced <--Read More-->

An Ancient Healing Recipe

Printed in the Lotus Guide. Chico, CA. July 2010

When the young woman walked into my acupuncture office, I knew something was wrong. Her complexion was as pale as impending death, her walk was slow and deliberate, and when she sat down she lowered <--Read More-->

Formula for Failure

Published in the California Journal of Oriental Medicine, Fall 2004
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) relieve pain most effectively the first time they are taken, however, when taken daily they lose their effectiveness. Increasing the dosage or changing to stronger pain pills may bring temporary <--Read More-->

Pain’s Healing Secret

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