Our 4 years of training in acupuncture tells us that the greatest healing is done by placing pins away from the source of pain. Most physical therapists typically have 40 hours of training in acupuncture, and therefore have little recourse but to put the syringes in an area that is already compromised.
With acupuncture we treat hypertension naturally, without chemical solutions. It is estimated that some 67 million American adults, or 31% of the population, currently have blood pressure levels that are at an unhealthily high level. Many people ask, rightly, how it is that acupuncture can help with this otherwise difficult-to-treat condition. The insertion of tiny, painless and sterile pins into … Read More
Whether a client is in my office for smoking cessation, weight control, nail biting, sports injury–the list is long–they are really there for another reason. They’ve made a decision to take back their power.
Once people’s conscious desire, which is, “I want to lose weight” is aligned with the ‘I must survive’ needs of the unconscious mind, the conflicting viewpoints recede and people tend to keep the weight off.
The brain takes 20 minutes to receive the message that you are full—regardless of how much you’ve eaten in that time. So an ideal strategy for dieters is to begin with water-rich food, such as melon. By the time you move on to the main meal, you’re already starting to feel full. And that’s a good thing.
At my New York clinic I’m sometimes asked whether it is possible to treat physical pain such as Osteoporosis and arthritis naturally, without drugs. And the answer is yes and yes. In fact, my treatment protocol for both osteoporosis and arthritis entails acupuncture, food therapy and, when appropriate for the pain, hypnosis. In this blog I’ll talk about food therapy, … Read More
The conclusion drawn was that acupuncture is an effective form of treatment for IBS, particularly the pain and stress symptoms, and that its benefits exceed those of standard relaxation treatment.
2 studies found that one hour a week of hypnosis for 12 weeks eased symptoms of irritable-bowel syndrome in 40% of patients (compared with 12% in a control group).
Studies are verifying what I see in my New York clinic: that Acupuncture is an immune booster. Not only does it raise the body’s own levels of interferon, NK-cell and citokines, acupuncture also stimulates lymph drainage and arterial flow. This increases oxygenation throughout the body and enhances the release of toxins such as lactic acid, among many others. Natural Killer … Read More
At Blue Phoenix Wellness it’s our belief that neck pain, both chronic and acute, is best treated using an alternating combination of acupuncture and hypnotherapy.