One of the most common ailments that we see here is pain. Back pain, knee pain, wrist pain…we treat musculoskeletal pain all over the body. Acupuncture can treat pain that is acute (like a back sprain from shoveling snow) or … Continue reading →
July 31, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Ear Plugs, Anyone?
Recently, we’ve had a few patients comment on noise level in our clinic, which prompted us to blog about this topic. First and foremost, our clinic is a community acupuncture clinic. It’s a clinic where people come together to get … Continue reading →
April 23, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on How Much Acupuncture Do I Need?
So how many acupuncture treatments do you need to start getting results? The answer: it varies from person to person. Our friends over at Oakland Acupuncture Project in California wrote a wonderful blog post on this topic and we wanted … 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 →
January 4, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on So, what’s the deal with the sliding scale?
Happy New Year! We thought we’d start 2014 with a blog post about our sliding scale. A sliding scale means that YOU determine what you can afford based on our scale. The initial appointment range is between $30 – $50 … Continue reading →
November 30, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Maintaining Good Health Through the Holidays
With the holidays in full swing, taking good care of our bodies isn’t exactly on the forefront of our minds. When the temperatures start to dip and the wind starts to whip, our bodies can be more susceptible to contracting … Continue reading →
October 30, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti Comments Off on Acupuncture and the NADA Protocol
In November, the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout falls on Thursday, November 21st. If you’ve been thinking of kicking the habit, consider using acupuncture to help you with your goal. When a patient comes in seeking help for smoking … 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 →