25 October

Acupuncture for neck pain

Neck pain is one of the most common issues I see in our acupuncture clinic. Even people who come in for acupuncture for other reasons often mention neck pain or tightness. Neck pain is prevalent because there are many activities and factors that affect the muscles, joints, and skeletal structure of the neck. Work habits, […]

21 September

The Fall, And How To Adjust To One’s Landing

Fall is both a season and a verb describing movement, a change of direction, and sudden action. Herodotus observed, “People are most likely to be seized with maladies during changes; changes of anything, but especially of the seasons.” According to the Huananzi, “Autumn wind brings frost, retreat, decline….The grasses and trees retrench to their roots, […]

12 December

Acupuncture for Back Pain

Low back pain is an extremely common concern, affecting anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of people at some point in their lives. Low back pain is second only to the common cold as a cause of lost days at work and is one of the most common reasons to seek medical care, including acupuncture. […]

9 April

Video: Gentle Stretches for Neck and Shoulder Pain

  Neck pain and tension headaches are ubiquitous in our high-stress, computer-oriented culture. One of the main culprits causing these symptoms is an overly tense trapezius muscle. Trapezius originates in the base of the neck an spreads out across the top of the shoulders and down the middle of the back. When it is overly […]

6 December

Acupuncture for peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy describes damage to the peripheral nervous system, which transmits information from the brain and spinal cord to every other part of the body. Peripheral means ‘situated on the edge.’ Neuropathy breaks down into two separate words, both of which originate from the Greek language. Neuro means ‘relating to nerves or the nervous system,’ […]

2 June

Combining Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care to Manage Pain

Pain is the alarm the body rings to tell you something is wrong. The dilemma most people are faced with is how to address it. Our culture has been subject to the message ‘take a pill’. My message is not to discredit the use of pharmaceuticals, because in certain circumstances they serve a purpose. The […]

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 […]

25 March

Three simple home remedies for headache

Here are three easy natural ways to ease your aching head: Peppermint Oil – It has a calming and soothing effect on the body, and is often used to treat headaches. Rub peppermint essential oil across your forehead and temples to relieve a tension headache or inhale a peppermint steam treatment to treat a sinus […]

4 March

Walking for mental clarity

One of the many ways that walking promotes health is that every time you take a step, you are activating the acupuncture point just below the ball of the foot called Yongquan (Bubbling Spring). Yongquan is the starting point of the Kidney meridian. This point calms the mind, stabilizes emotions, and improves memory. It also […]

26 February

Acupuncture for headache pain

Are you plagued by chronic headaches? More than 45 million Americans (one in six) suffer from chronic headaches, and 20 million of them are women. Scientific research shows that acupuncture can be more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches. The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact […]