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Digestive Health Exam & Our Favorite Digestive Aids
Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan demonstrates a quick exam we do @Healing with Zen to evaluate our patients' overall digestive health.
Facial Acupuncture 101: The guide for glow getters (Part 1)
Learn how you can naturally reduce the signs of aging without botox or lasers in our Facial Acupuncture Series with out Dermatology Specialist!
Women’s Health Support using Acupuncture
Acupuncture can be very effective in helping with things like infertility, turning breech babies, inducing labor and clearing up infections. Read more here.
Acupuncture 101: Everything You Need to Know
Curious about how acupuncture works or what it can do? Read this post for all the basics on how acupuncture can benefit you.
FAQs About Herbal Therapy, Answered
Curious about the benefits of herbal therapy? Learn more about how herbs work, what forms they can take, and how you can help improve your health by trying herbal medicine.
Postpartum Care and TCM
It is essential during the first 30 to 40 days after birthing, called the Golden Month, for the mother to take care of her body & mind, in order to better care for her newborn infant. Women who have made their recovery a priority during this Golden Month have great experiences with fully restored health after their birthing process. They regain energy and vitality that is long-lasting because they allow their body to fully heal. Traditional Chinese Medicine has long used many healing practices in order to ensure the best recovery for the mother.
What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?
“Cupping” may sound strange, but practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have healed people with this method since 300AD..... “Cupping Therapy is an ancient medical treatment that relies upon creating a local suction to mobilize blood flow in order to promote healing” ...Cupping can provide relief for migraines, muscular tension, respiratory diseases, digestive diseases, and chronic pain, among other conditions.
Mid Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Alopecia, Anxiety & Stress
TMJ, Ear pain and Tinnitus
Dr. Zen Tuan discusses the case of a 21 year old woman with acute TMJ, ear and neck pain, which developed into tinnitus. Hear about Zen's results using balanced method acupuncture.
Self Care Involves Acupuncture
I know you’ve heard a lot about self care, but what does it REALLY mean? Self care is simply the practice of taking time for yourself, rather than using up all your time to please other people. The first thing you think of when you think of “self care” might not be acupuncture, but hear me out...
Chest Pain, Heartburn, Palpitations, Dysphagia & Shoulder Pain
80 year old male diagnosed with lung cancer in right lung. Removal of portion of upper right lung lobe in 2016 however tumor resurfaced Jan. 2018. He underwent radiation therapy March 2019. Since radiation, he feels fatigued and difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) that is continuing to worsen. He has difficulty eating and needs water to swallow. Patient's initial concern was left shoulder pain that has been worsening. He sleeps on his left side because right side lung and back area is painful. Pain along the LI channel that radiates to the elbow.
Depression, Anxiety & Constriction in Throat Sensation
62 year old female had been coming in for facial acupuncture and various aches and pains, as well as managing blood pressure, which is now stable. On 5/20/19, she stated a feeling of constriction in her throat. She has trouble swallowing occasionally and feels anxious when this occurs. Sometimes this feeling wakes her up at night. The constriction gets worse when she is feeling depressed or stressed.
Acupuncture for Fertility – Case Study
Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan discusses the treatment of a couple who came to her for treatment of infertility.