Acupuncture Part Two: The adventure continues with house visits!

In an effort to treat my budding wrist syndrome, last month I saw a traditional Chinese medicine doctor, whose treatment unfortunately left me with new pain and doubtful of his competency. Additional research, however, restored my faith in acupuncture, which I put to the test again a few weeks ago with a new practitioner who … Continue reading

The basic dos and don’ts of acupuncture

While attempting to penetrate the vast maze of Chinese culture can be shocking and hilarious, recently I also discovered it can be quite painful. Sitting in the doctor’s office chair last week, I desperately tried to force a state of relaxation while pain shot out of my head as he chanted incoherent Chinese and attempted … Continue reading