August 21, 2015
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Acupuncture: Why Pirates Wore Earrings and Other Fun Facts

Acupuncture originated in China around 100 BC, spreading to Japan and Korea and then to Europe. In this therapy, the practitioner inserts very fine needles into the skin at certain points called meridians. A good metaphor I found describes meridians as … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
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Osteopathic Medicine: Working With Your Body to Heal Itself

As readers of my blog know, I’m an osteopathic physician (DO) and proud of it. This philosophy of medical practice began in the late 1800’s as a new idea of how to treat certain conditions without using harmful drugs or … Continue reading