Posts Tagged ‘fibromyalgia’

Moving the Qi for Fibromyalgia Relief

This is part 3 of the fibromyalgia roundtable recap. You can read parts one and two. Part four is coming soon. In addition to acupuncture, anything that gets the body’s Qi (energy) moving again is likely to be beneficial for people with fibromyalgia. Massage can help greatly, as long as the client’s specific needs are

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia: Part 2 of the Generations Talk Recap

This is the second part of a four-part recap of a roundtable discussion on fibromyalgia. You can read a background post here and part one here. As I wrote in part one, treating fibromyalgia requires an individualized approach for each patient. For the purposes of this blog post, I will need to vastly over-simplify and

Helpful Information for People With Fibromyalgia: A Summary of the Talk at Generations

The fibromyalgia roundtable at Generations was a great event. I found out lots of helpful information from the other presenters, as well as from the attendees who shared their struggles and what has worked for them. I am using the next few posts to summarize the information that I think could be helpful for people

Seasonal Allergies Presentation

This Friday I will be part of a panel of health professionals discussing how to prevent and treat seasonal allergies. This is part of a multi-lecture wellness series hosted by Generations Healing Center in Oxford (I will be there again next month to discuss fibromyalgia). Other speakers include herbalist Dell Bachand and Linda Spring of

The Many Benefits of Tai Chi

The five foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine are acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary therapy, tui-na massage, and internal exercise.  Internal exercise is the term given to tai chi and qi gong practice.  It describes coordinated, graceful movements which are performed with a meditative mindset, with the intent of improving health and balance in the body. While

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