NEW! Pregnancy Massage, Massage for Women’s Health Care now at Jade River

NEW! Pregnancy Massage, Massage for Women’s Health Care now at Jade River

Please join me in welcoming Jenny Chapleau, LMT to Jade River! Jenny joins us with a specialty in Pregnancy Massage, and massage for women’s health care issues.  Jenny invites you to come to her table to celebrate you…at this time in your life, whatever phase of woman-hood you are in. She offers space for any woman […]

It’s time for a Holiday Facial and Winter skin care!

It’s time for a Holiday Facial and Winter skin care!

With parties, social events, and family gatherings, you want to look your best!  Winter weather can be challenging for skin:  dry cold air, warm dry air, over-exposure to the elements and fatigue can all affect your skin. Our esthetician, Dorothy Schock, helps you keep your skin healthy and glowing by providing customized skin care tailored […]

New Research: Acupuncture Can Help Soothe the Pain of Endometriosis

New Research: Acupuncture Can Help Soothe the Pain of Endometriosis

A study has concluded that acupuncture and Chinese herbal remedies can be effective in treating the painful symptoms of endometriosis. Researchers analyzed the practices of 24 different studies involving acupuncture as a source of relief for endometriosis and found one study in particular which effectively researched and demonstrated the effects of acupuncture as relief for […]

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) […]

Breaking the Cycle of Stress

Breaking the Cycle of Stress

Stress is endemic in today’s society. Modern life is fast-paced, hurried, demanding and full of external stressors that have the potential to wreak havoc on our health. As a primary care physician often my first step in any treatment plan is to balance out the hormones that play a role in our stress response because […]

Acupuncture Helps Decrease Hot Flashes in Menopause

If you’re one of the millions of American women suffering from hot flashes, insomnia, night sweats, mood swings and other problems of menopause, two recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of acupuncture to relieve many symptoms.  The first study divided 53 women into two groups:  one who received acupuncture, and one group who received “sham” acupuncture.  […]