Category Archives: healing haven

Scared of Needles?

This video demonstrating an acupuncture needle is too fine to burst a balloon is great fun!  Today I’d like to talk a little bit about needling, the central skill and art an acupuncturist spends their life developing.

New patients come to an acupuncture clinic wondering, or worrying, what the needling will feel like… will it hurt, will you be Continue reading

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February 21, 2013 · 10:21 pm

Social Health Indicators: Unemployment

In the clinic, I see people with health problems that are experienced at an individual level, and of course, we often discuss lifestyle changes that hopefully lie within the ability of the individual to change, in order to help them reduce their impairment and regain their health.

In this post, though, I want to address some of the issues that can affect our health collectively, as a society.  Many things Continue reading

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