August 28, 2015

Cracking Your Code: Finding the Key to How Your Mind Operates

In a recent blog post, I used a metaphor of unlocking your specific code (the intertwining of your mind, body and spirit) that makes you, you. These three components make up our essence. Each of us has a distinct way our … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

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 24, 2015

Top 5 Influences In My Journey into Integrative Medicine

The road leading to my discovery of integrative medicine started with a realization that there were tools missing in my “box.” Simply prescribing medications for diseases that clearly had multiple origins – physical, psychological, emotional and socioeconomic – was not … 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