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- Alameda Acupuncture2258 Santa Clara Ave, Ste 1
Alameda, CA 94501
TestimonialsDr. Nieters and his staff are outstanding! I was recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis of my right hip. The pain kept me awake at night and prevented me from playing ice hockey and engaging in any vigorous activity. My sports medicine physician recommended cortisone injections directly in the hip joint... Read more »John and his staff are thoroughly professional while providing personal treatment and offering insights to help me though the medical process. It is great to have such a talented and committed team on my side! And…I love the heat table and other touches that take acupuncture to the next level.... Read more »I am writing this in efforts of giving hope to women who are suffering from early menopause or menopausal symptoms. I was told by my OB that I could not do anything to ease (let alone even reverse) my peri-menopausal symptoms.
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- Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Season of Winter
- Exploring the 24 Hour Qi Clock
- Strengthen Your Immune System with TCM
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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.
The flu, also known
The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.
The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are
The ancient Chinese developed a system of medicine thousands of years ago and that system is still used around the world today. This system incorporates more than just medicine though. Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners also educate their patients on how the seasons affect the body and ways to stay healthy. This will ultimately lead to a long, healthy life.
It’s that time of year again…the weather is getting colder, the leaves have fallen off the trees and people are beginning to trickle into the office with autumn colds and allergies. As an acupuncturist, I have to say I rarely get sick. I have lots of tools and tricks in my bag to stay healthy during cold season, and I’m
Keep a routine
It is especially easy to lose your normal routine during the holidays due to festivities and the special occasions that tend to happen this time of year. Don’t abandon your healthy habits, keep your usual routine of diet and exercise, which is especially important when holiday foods and drinks come around. Try keeping a calendar to keep