Fall is time to Boost Immunity

Fall is time to Boost Immunity

Fall is here…with crisp nights, sunshine mixed with rain…and the start of cold & flu season. For many, it is also a season of allergies, as molds start to return with the Fall rains. Acupuncture has a long history of helping the immune system function more effectively, and Fall is the ideal time to boost […]

Acupuncture gives Allergy Relief according to new study

Acupuncture gives Allergy Relief according to new study

A new study, highlighted on CNN, has demonstrated what we’ve known for years: you don’t need to suffer with the symptoms of seasonal allergies. In the study, Acupuncture resulted in less use of anti-histamines, and lower incidences of symptoms. If you’ve been suffering with allergies, now is the time to get them under control. Our […]

Acupuncture at Jade River: our philosophy of care

Acupuncture at Jade River: our philosophy of care

When you choose where to go for your care many things are important: location, fit with the provider(s), trust, cost of care, availability of appointments, and practitioner experience with your health issue. Recently, I was chatting with a patient about our philosophy of care in our Acupuncture group at Jade River, and realized I should […]

I hit the wall with detail overload!

 It wasn’t until the end of the day on Wednesday, that Dr. Daivati pointed out that I’d been working all day with my name tag on upside down!  I think it was so I could remember who I was!  Yikes!  We all had to have a good laugh!

Preparing for construction: Dawn-Starr and Amara at the clinic

During the weeks we were waiting (interminably) for our building permit, Amara and I spent an afternoon removing dated soffits, window coverings, and hardware from the clinic.  This records our fun that afternoon! Look out!  We’ve got the power tools in our hands! That’s me (Dawn-Starr)taking down the wooden soffits over the windows in our large upstairs […]

Happiness and Gratitude

I recently read Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project (http://www.happiness-project.com/) which was entertaining, thoughtful and helped me “re-frame” a recent experience, which I’d like to share.  In my practice, we use 30-40 patient gowns each week.  Several weeks ago, I found myself at the dryer, getting ready to fold gowns:  a task I usually dislike, as it […]