Feeling Blue waiting for Spring? Vitamin D helps!

Feeling Blue waiting for Spring? Vitamin D helps!

Dr. Petra has some great tips on how to beat the Winter (or in Portland…Winter into Spring) Blues. Watch this clip for some great ideas!

Learn how to MELT at Jade River, and relieve your pain!

Learn how to MELT at Jade River, and relieve your pain!

We are happy to announce a wonderful new offering at Jade River! The MELT Method® (MELT®) is a simple self-treatment that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. Just 10 minutes of MELT three times a week is all you need to begin reducing the effects of accumulated […]

Welcome Betsy Gordon to Jade River Acupuncture!

Welcome Betsy Gordon to Jade River Acupuncture!

We are very excited to welcome Betsy Gordon to the Acupuncture team at Jade River. A recent graduate of the esteemed Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Betsy has a keen interest in helping those with digestive and autoimmune conditions, as well as women’s health disorders, chronic pain, infertility, anxiety, and sports and auto accident injuries. While we […]

We’re TOPS in Portland Monthly Magazine!

We’re TOPS in Portland Monthly Magazine!

We are happy to announce that 5 of our providers have been honored as “TOP” in their profession in Portland Monthly Magazine’s Top Docs Issue! We are proud of this honor, and that so many of our providers were selected by their peers as exemplifying the best Portland has to offer!  Join us in congratulating: […]

Gift Certificates make GREAT Gifts!

Gift Certificates make GREAT Gifts!

Wondering what to get for that special someone?  Thinking of celebrating a birthday? Get a gift certificate from Jade River!  We can also create a lovely gift basket for you, filled with topicals, our own handmade soap, and other treats.  Stop or call, and we’ll have it ready for you!  Gift certificates available for massage, […]

Research Isolates Acupuncture Point to Ease Menstrual Pain

Research Isolates Acupuncture Point to Ease Menstrual Pain

Researchers have recently pinpointed a specific acupuncture point (Spleen 6) which they have linked to dysmenorrhea. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea include abdominal, lower back and hip pain and menstrua l cramps. Researchers have linked point SP6 to these symptoms and found that acupuncture at this point can help alleviate them. Researchers noted that “tenderness at Sanyinjiao (SP6) […]

Happy Lunar New Year!  Year of the Wood Sheep!

Happy Lunar New Year! Year of the Wood Sheep!

At Jade River, we have an annual tradition of celebrating the Lunar New Year with a day of cleaning the clinic, from top to bottom…to clean out the old stagnant energy of the past year, and welcome the new year, with fresh energy, and a clean building.  We play lots of great music, create a […]

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture

The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces 30 distinct hormones, each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproduction, mental functionality and immune system. When not working properly, you become more susceptible to disease and your ability to […]

Super Bowl Fans: Which of Your Favorite NFL Players Uses Acupuncture?

Super Bowl Fans: Which of Your Favorite NFL Players Uses Acupuncture?

The 2015 Super Bowl will provide a bright spot in our gloomy winter, and many fans are preparing for Sunday by enjoying fantasies about “their” team winning, deflated balls, the crazy new commercials that will be introduced, and how much beer can be consumed on one Sunday afternoon. I admit, I don’t really get it, […]

How to End Seasonal Affective Disorder and Start Loving Winter

How to End Seasonal Affective Disorder and Start Loving Winter

Many people feel down as winter approaches. It’s dark. It’s cold. The holidays can be stressful. But for some people every winter is unbearable. They’re tired and depressed. They don’t want to get out of bed. They snap at their families and binge on junk food. These people have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Our moods […]