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Free Acupuncture for Veterans in Longmont

Did you know that Veterans can receive acupuncture for free? The Veteran’s Choice Act provides funding for Veterans to receive care outside the VA and this includes full coverage for acupuncture services!  Veterans use acupuncture for a broad variety of issues, but the most common is for pain relief from conditions such as low back …

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The Medical Oath of Chinese Medicine Practitioners

Most people are familiar with the Hippocratic Oath, at least in concept. It’s an oath physicians take when they embark on their journey as a healer.  When I graduated from Chinese medicine school, we had an oath which I loved from the moment I first read it. In fact, the day I graduated wasn’t the last …

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Chinese Medicine Treatment for Long Haul COVID

What is Long Haul COVID?Long-COVID, or COVID long haulers, refers to people who are experiencing chronic symptoms following an infection with COVID-19. These are often symptoms that were not present prior to infection with the COVID-19 virus. I have seen this syndrome as an increasingly prevalent issue in my clinic. Research from September 2021 even …

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Chinese Medicine Treatment for Myocarditis

Are you suffering from Myocarditis?In recent months, our clinic has seen an increase in patients with a complaint of myocarditis. Presumably, this increase is being caused by COVID-19 infection or, in some cases, may be a vaccine side effect. In any case, we have seen some outstanding, and often rapid, clinical successes with our patients …

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Instant pot chicken congee is easy on the tummy and makes a great meal for cold weather or when you don't feel so great. Fantastic for breakfast

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Tibetan Herbal Foot Soaks

Tibetan Herbal Foot Soaks are a major part of the care delivered here at our clinic. Our good friends at Botanical Biohacking have these sustainably sourced directly from Tibet where the herbs are wildcrafted at high altitude.We get asked a great many questions about the foot soaks. We have a post about the concept and …

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The Treatment of Chronic Diseases Stage 4: Circulation

11 surgeries. Rotator cuff repairs. Carpal tunnel releases. Knee arthroscopy. Bunionectomy. Surgery for back issues. Neck issues. Cardiovascular surgery. This is what one of my patient intakes looked like several years ago. This poor lady was feeling defeated and didn’t think there was anything that could help. She hurt all the time. Her surgical sites …

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Fibromyalgia

What Causes Neck Pain in Fibromyalgia?

Do you get neck pain with your fibromyalgia? Ok, ok, this is probably a no brainer question right? Pretty much every single fibromyalgia sufferer I have dealt with has neck pain as one of their primary issues. Fibromyalgia and neck pain practically go hand in hand. Another interesting thing I notice is that many fibro …

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The Treatment of Chronic Diseases Stage 3: Stress

Stress!!! Mary was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She’s been battling these conditions for more than 20 years now. When she came into my clinic, she was sobbing. Tired from dealing with the same pain, fatigue, and hopelessness for so long. She says that everyday she is at least a “six out of …

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Treatment of Chronic Diseases Stage 2: Gut Dysbiosis

Gut Dysbiosis We have trillions (YES!!! Trillions with a “T”) of microbes in our digestive tract. These microbes are constantly sending signals and behaving in such a way to promote their own self preservation. Do you think your craving for some type of food is actually you? Or is it the desperate plea of colonies of …

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Treatment of Chronic Diseases, Stage 1: The Immune System

The Immune System Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis… all these conditions are chronic, insidious and often degenerative. Anyone who has these conditions will confirm how awful they are. How much they steal your life away from you. How you lose so much of what you loved most in life such as …

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Treatment

The proper treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome Difficult conditionsDiane doesn’t have much of a life anymore. Every morning she wakes up with pain basically everywhere. Even the first step on the floor is loaded with pain which goes into her foot, her knee, hip and climbs all the way into her back and neck. …

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