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Collaborative Natural Medicine for Motor Vehicle Accidents

When the impact of a car accident hits, we absorb it like a punching bag. Our muscles clench as the tremendous energy of the crash is transferred into our bodies. The trauma of that force becomes lodged in the memory of our muscles as well as our nervous system, leaving a record that can last…

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Understanding Qi: Portland Massage Therapist Provides Insight

What is Qi & its Relationship to Traditional Chinese Medicine? A fundamental concept of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) dating back over 3,000 years, qi (pronounced “chee”) is the Chinese word for energy, which also carries with it connotations of “air,” “breath,” and “life force.” In TCM, it is understood that everything from humans and animals…

Benefits of Portland Acupuncture

Benefits of Regular Acupuncture Treatment [Infographic]

Acupuncture is a holistic form of medicine that has been used for healing purposes throughout many centuries. The ancient Chinese healing art uses very fine needles to improve the flow of qi, otherwise known as life force energy. Acupuncturists are in tune with the body’s energy channels. This enables them to not only address physical…