Transitioning to Autumn in Traditional Chinese Medicine By Erika Weber MS LAc
September 2, 20180Erika Weber, MS LAc
Now that Summer is drawing to a close, days are shorter and nights are cooler. The Fire element/heart, also known as the ultimate yang, moves consciously into the yin. In Autumn, we pay close attention to purging, hydrating, and nurturing our minds and bodies.
CBD Oil: Feel Good Plant Medicine – By Erika Weber MS LAc
July 28, 20180Erika Weber, MS LAc
Finally CBD is being recognized for its healing benefits. 16th St Acupuncture has been selling it for months and we can't keep it on the shelves. CBD, or cannabidiol, is the non-psychoactive (you don't get high) component of the hemp and marijuana plant.
The Psoas Muscle – The ‘Hidden Prankster’ – By Samantha Yurkosky MS Lac
July 27, 20180Erika Weber, MS LAc
The iliopsoas muscle (commonly called ‘psoas,’ pronounced SO-as) is an often-overlooked muscle involved in conditions of lower back and hip pain. It can be tricky to diagnose problems in the psoas muscle due to the fact that it serves many functions, often causes pain, and is relatively inaccessible
Chinese Face Mapping
July 20, 20180Erika Weber, MS LAc
According to traditional Chinese medicine, the face is the map of the soul, a mirror to the outside world that projects our inner self. Your body is interconnected, like all living things. What affects your physical self is a series of meridians. Energy flows to and from the organs in the body along these pathways in a bio-electrical and vibrational way.
To Vegan or Not To Vegan? That is the Question! By Samantha Yurkosky
July 12, 20180Erika Weber, MS LAc
How does taking out all animal products from your diet affect your body and your environment? We dug into the research, as well as the principles of Chinese Medicine, to find out more about plant based living.