Laurie Edgcomb, L.Ac.

portraitoriginalsmallAcupuncture in Ojai, CA

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a rich history in excess of 2500 years.

Already used widely throughout Asia and Europe, Acupuncture is considered one of the most effective natural health care modalities in the United States.

Acupuncture can increase strengthen the body, assist in prevention of disease, assist in recovery of painful conditions, calms the mind, assist in sports performance, facilitate addiction recovery, and improve longevity and health.

Eastern vs. Western: How the Medical Practices Differ

Almost everybody knows there are two very unique ways of treating disease and maintaining health. But not everybody knows how these two methodologies differ from one another. And depending on where you live in the world, there may be one that is more prominent than the other. Both systems have their pros and cons. So let’s differentiate between

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The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and

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