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Nov 10 2015

What is Gua Sha?

Have you ever visited The Gathering Point and seen Michele scraping a patient’s back with a plastic scraper? Have you wondered what that’s all about? Scraping the skin is an ancient Chinese healing technique called “gua sha.” The word gua (pronounced “gwa”) means “to scrape.” The word sha (pronounced “shaw”) means toxins. Thousands of years… Read more »

Nov 01 2015

Contribute and Save

It’s the holiday season, and many of us are thinking about what to bring to Thanksgiving dinner. Many people do not have that luxury. Did you know that food insecurity affects 16 million kids and their families each year? Hunger is not only an issue of health, [it] is extremely detrimental to a child’s education… Read more »

Oct 22 2015

Possession and the 7 Dragons in Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine grew from the Shamanic arts of China.  In ancient cultures of China people believed it was possible that a person could be partially or fully possessed by outside spirits called GUI (phlegm).  Since the cultural cleansing of China all notions of spirits have been purged from Chinese medicine.  Today the 5 Element Acupuncture… Read more »

Oct 01 2015

Yes, in the world of Chinese Acupuncture there are ghost points

October is here and that brings to mind pumpkins and Halloween…and GHOSTS! The ancient Chinese spoke of possession by demons and ghosts.  Some speculate that the Chinese were talking about the spirit word and others think this was their way of speaking of addictions, mental illness and epilepsy. The 13 Ghost Points come from Sun Si-Miao,… Read more »

Jul 21 2015

Acupuncture and Migraines

Do you have frequent migraine headaches? Acupuncture just might be the treatment you’re looking for. In fact, studies have shown that acupuncture is more effective for treating multiple kinds of headaches than pain killers, such as aspirin. Migraine headaches typically affect one side of the brain. They can induce feelings of throbbing, intense pain. Migraines can also… Read more »

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