Fall is here and with the kids back to school and the changing weather patterns (one day it feels like summer, the next day fall!), our immune systems typically need a little boost to help prevent us from catching a … Continue reading →
March 1, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Do you suffer from Spring Allergies?
With this recent bout of frigid weather, it’s hard to imagine that spring is just around the corner. Some of us see spring as the beginning of warmer weather, a revived spirit and trees and flowers in bloom. For others, … Continue reading →
February 1, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on The Skinny on Acupuncture and Weight Loss
Acupuncture often makes its way into mainstream media with stories involving weight loss. As acupuncturists, we see many patients come through the clinic doors looking for support around weight and digestive issues. Although acupuncture can not offer someone a “quick … Continue reading →
October 25, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Pediatric Acupuncture at SSCA
Research completed in 2000 at Boston’s Children’s Hospital found that acupuncture treatments helped relieve symptoms of chronic pain in pediatric patients. Pediatric acupuncture can seem unfamiliar and even scary to both patients and parents alike. Usually the major cause for … Continue reading →
August 16, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Feeling sniffley? Some advice on staying healthy this fall with acupuncture!
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine view the body as one organism that operates like a machine with many interacting parts. When everything is working smoothly, you feel good! When one part of your machine slows down or speeds up, you start … Continue reading →
November 2, 2012
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on The Herbal Anti-Flu: Be Prepared.
The last time I had the flu was about ten years ago. I was in awe at how very bad you can feel in your body from something as simple and widespread as the flu. Since having the flu, I … Continue reading →
September 26, 2012
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Back to School – Simple Steps to Keeping Kids Healthy
Back to school time is exciting, but it can also get overwhelming for parents and children alike. When increased stress enters our lives, we are more susceptible to illness. The good news is there are preventative measures we can take … Continue reading →