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Acupressure – does it work?

Although we focus on acupuncture at Palm Beach Healing Arts, we also offer acupressure for people who really don't want to try needles, or for those who want to try a different healing modality. Many of us are understandably fearful of needles, as the only time we are usually in contact with needles in a

Dermarolling vs. Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation

Dermarolling seems to be popular at the moment for facial treatment, either to help against lines and wrinkles, or to treat acne scarring. It is also known as micro-needling and involves using a roller with a large number of very small needles sticking out of it, and then rolling that roller all over the face

Treating sinus problems with acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Sinus problems plague many people, whether from allergies, food intolerance, or lingering infections, and can lead to headaches, facial pain and pressure, and ear blockage. Here in South Florida, we notice that many of our patients report an increase in sinus symptoms in the spring and summer. In Chinese medicine terms, this is not surprising,

Acupuncture for headaches

Headache is one of the commonest symptoms that any of us encounter. Who has not experienced a headache at some time or another in their life?  Acupuncture is incredibly effective at dealing with transient, short term headaches. Usually if someone comes to a treatment appointment with a headache, we can totally remove, or at least

Detoxification – Why you need it & how to know if YOU are in need

Toxicity is all around us.  It's in the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, most of the products that we use on our skin, and those we clean our homes with.  According to the EPA, in 2011 there were 4.09 billion pounds of toxic chemicals disposed of or released into

The Energetics of the Metal Phase in Chinese Medicine

The Energetics of the Metal Phase in Chinese Medicine katheirne l borse, l.ac., msom, ryt   “Man’s life is a coming together of breath. If it comes together, there is life; if it scatters, there is death.” ~ Zhuangzi “The lung channel begins at CV12, deep within the area of the stomach, and descends to

The Earth Phase – Coming Home

Earth follows Fire sequentially in the Five Phase sequence. As all that has been nurtured comes to flower, basks in its own glory and ripeness, and is then harvested... to afterwards decompose to become the same substance that has provided the ground for growth, maturity, and reaping, the cycle begins again; and this very substance