24 September

Chinese Medicine & Stroke Recovery

While I was studying Chinese medicine at the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (SIOM), I had the privilege of studying under Daniel Altschuler, L.Ac., Ph.D. Daniel studied Chinese medicine in the traditional way, he spent 15 years apprenticing with a master practitioner in Taiwan, Dr. Lee Chen-Yr. While his area of expertise is in adjunct […]

18 December

Eating well during menopause and andropause

Good nutrition remains a cornerstone of good health, no matter what stage of life we are in. During major life transitions such as menopause and andropause, your dietary needs tend to change. Eating well is an art that should bring you as much pleasure as nourishment. Yet somehow this art can become complicated rather quickly. […]

20 October

Acupuncture for prostate health and andropause

Chinese medicine can help treat various male disorders. As men age, a decrease in the function of male reproductive organs occurs and they experience andropause, or male menopause. Andropause differs from menopause in that it is not characterized by a dramatic or marked physiological change. Unlike the more dramatic reproductive hormone plunge that occurs in […]

1 October

Acupuncture for Healthy Aging

Leaving behind the bright years of youth and entering a quieter, more mature phase in life often prompts the question: How can I preserve my youth and extend my life? For answers to this question we might consult the teachings of Li Qing Yun. According to the 1933 obituary for Li Qing Yun in Time […]

25 September

Acupuncture for Bladder Health

Incontinence and urinary tract disorders commonly arise as one gets older, especially for women over 50. One reason the risk for incontinence increases as we age is because the bladder lining starts losing elasticity which, in turn, reduces its ability to store urine. This can result in frequent and urgent bouts of urination. If this […]

31 May

Acupuncture for pain

At All and One Acupuncture, body pain is the most common reason patients come in. We work with a myriad of issues tied to musculoskeletal pain including: sports injuries, repetitive stress, overuse, neuropathies and chronic pain. The first step in treating body pain is to differentiate the cause of pain. We determine whether the issue […]

19 March

Lifestyle behaviors to maintain memory and brain health

Here are some steps you can take to help optimize brain health and sharpen your memory: Eat More Produce Studies that focus on food and memory show that the more produce you eat, the better. One 25-year Harvard Medical School study of more than 13,000 women showed that the participants who ate relatively high amounts […]

9 February

Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that can affect many different joints and, in some people, other parts of the body as well, including the blood, the lungs, and the heart. Inflammation of the joint lining, called the synovium, can cause pain, stiffness, swelling, warmth, and redness. The affected joint may also lose its shape, […]

8 June

Acupuncture for arthritis reduces joint pain and stiffness

Osteoarthritis is a “wear and tear” disorder, meaning that active joints degenerate over time as a result of use.   Common symptoms of arthritis include joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and decreased mobility. Arthritis will often impact the fingers, big toes, neck, low back, hips, knees, and spine. Most people begin to develop osteoarthritis in their teens […]

17 January

Tai Chi for Balanced Seniors

Tai Chi helps prevent falls in seniors because it develops strength, gait, and balance. WebMD discusses this in an article here.