Acupuncture therapy yields many benefits to the human body. It’s proven to relieve muscle tension, headaches and indigestion. But many of these benefits stem from the one aspect acupuncturists are adamant the practice relieve most in the human body; stress. Based on research measuring blood hormone levels and levels of a peptide secreted by the… Read more »
We recently participated in an interactive evening where people could discover natural options to improve their health. The event was held at Zieve Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Center in West Hollywood new2and included free mini treatments from an Acupuncturist (yours truly!), Massage Therapist, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, Personal Trainer and an Aromatherapist. There were free healthy… Read more »
Needles in your skin?! Ouch! Well… not exactly. Isn’t acupuncture just some new wave trend that will soon die out? Not likely, considering it has been practiced for thousands of years. These are among the many points of clarity the western world needs on the acupuncture practice. What designates Location Placement? If you have a… Read more »
Acupuncture has been a vehicle for relieving pain for centuries, especially in the East. It has worked wonders for millions of people across the world for generations. It has received acclaim from those seeking relief from headaches, lower back pain, joint pain and even emotional problems such as stress, anxiety and depression. But what exactly… Read more »
All eyes are on Brazil lately for the World Cup Soccer. I have treated quite a few soccer players with acupuncture to help heal their injuries. Most soccer injuries are ankle sprains or strains and ACL tears in the knee. Success Story: I had a patient with a quadriceps strain from soccer, and when he… Read more »
Recently I have received dozens of calls from men asking whether men can use Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture. Of course! Men want to look good too! I found this increasing trend in males seeking cosmetic treatments interesting, and thought it warranted a post. Although the majority of my facial acupuncture patients are females, about 15% of… Read more »
WellStream Acupuncture is humbled and proud to announce we have been nominated Best Acupuncture in Los Angeles by Fox LA’s HOT LIST. The voting continues into 2014, so please vote for us by visiting myFOXla.com.
Are you breathing? Seriously. Or are you holding your breathe and holding in tension? Here’s a great Qi Gong deep breathing technique to relieve stress and increase energy. Sit straight in a chair, place both hands on the lower abdomen below the navel, an area called the Dan Tien. Imagine breathing into this area – close… Read more »
Sick all the time? Allergies? Just plain feeling run down? Here’s my recipe for Mushroom Barley Soup to boost the immune system. I eyeball it, so no measurements. Put Pearl Barley in a ceramic pot. Use the water to barley ratio on the package and then add a few more cups – swapping water for… Read more »
When asked “What is your advice for a healthy, long life?”, my master teacher in Beijing answered, simply: “Good Mood” while he laughed. Be happy, be grateful and the cells in your body with thank you with wellness. And don’t forget, LAUGHTER is the best medicine.