Posts Tagged ‘massage’

Abby’s House Fundraiser

Friday, February 22 will be our second annual fundraiser for Abby’s House in Worcester. Abby’s House provides many important social services for women and children, including shelter and transitional housing. 50% of the proceeds from all acupuncture treatments on 2/22 will be donated to Abby’s House. In addition, we will have a donation jar in

T-shirt Design Contest

Put on your artist hat and help Down to Earth design our new T-shirts! Ever since we changed our name this year, we have been wishing for some new office T-shirts. But we haven’t been able to find the right image or slogan. We know that many of our patients are artistic and creative. So,

Guest Blog About Community Acupuncture

Please take a moment to read our guest blog on the Deep Relief Massage Therapy website!

Holistic Happening This Weekend

This Sunday, October 10 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, River Valley Acupuncture will be participating in the annual Holistic Happening fair in Quinebaug, CT. The fair features demonstrations, lectures, and interactive workshops about different healing modalities. Some of the participating practitioners include massage therapists, reiki practitioners, hypnotherapists, and reflexologists. Demonstrations include belly dancing, tai chi, yoga,

Getting the Most Out of Acupuncture: Pain Management

Acupuncture has been used to treat pain for thousands of years. It can be effective for a wide variety of conditions, ranging from ankle sprain to rheumatoid arthritis. If you are considering trying acupuncture for your pain condition, taking these simple steps can help you get the most out of your treatments. · Track your

10+ Eye Care Tips

I came across this helpful article from Acupuncture.com: Ten Ways To Better Eye Health. The great part is that these are ideas anyone can incorporate into their daily routine. Here are some additional massage techniques that can help with eye fatigue. Please go gently when massaging around the eye area!

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

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

Reminder: Open House Tomorrow!

Our 2nd annual open house is Wednesday, November 5 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.  We are located in the Giguere’s building, 148 Main Street, Cherry Valley (Leicester) MA. Free sample acupuncture treatments will take place in the lower level of the building.  When you go through the main entrance, take a left and head down the stairs (stop for

Join Us for Our 2nd Annual Open House

River Valley Acupuncture, along with Renova massage and nutrition, is having our second annual Open House! We will be having free example acupuncture treatments, mini massages, and nutrition samples. Meet our practitioners and see our office space. Everyone is welcome! The Open House will take place on Wednesday, November 5 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. We

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Changes Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

** Re-opening June 9, by appointment only** Please note that we are currently updating office information and procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Any or all of the information contained on the pages of this website may be obsolete or subject to change without notice. Please use the contact form on this site for any questions. We appreciate your patience and look forward to seeing you again as soon as possible.