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Scars and Post-Surgical Sensation

Scars more than one month old can be treated with acupuncture and herbal medicine. Depending on your scar type and preferences it may involve a combination of acupuncture, moxibustion/moxa (a warming herbal therapy), compresses and other topical applications, cupping, lymphatic massage, or myofascial release. These techniques not only reduce the appearance of scars but also break…

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Trans Kids and Teens, and Families

Growing up is always eventful and often tumultuous. For trans and gender non-conforming kids and teens, the stress and chaos can be magnified. Many studies have shown the importance of allowing trans kids to express their identities; it greatly reduces their suicide risk and imroves their lifetime mental and physical health. However, it can be…

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Perimenopause and Beyond

Menopause, ‘manopause’, and mid-life transitions can be beautiful, world-opening times in our lives when we discover new pieces of ourselves and become more at peace in our bodies. They can also sometimes be uncomfortable, tumultuous, and stressful. Just like hormonal fluctuations during puberty, shifting hormones during menopause are a major cause of this stress and…

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Endometriosis and PCOS

We happily work with MDs, surgeons, gynecologists, and other types of providers to provide you with the most well-rounded care possible. Whatever your concerns and goals may be, our mission is to provide you with all available options and the power to make your own informed decisions. We use a combination of acupuncture, herbs, supplements,…

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Sexual Health and Pelvic Pain

We happily work with MDs, Gynecologists, Pelvic Physical Therapists, and other types of providers to provide you with the most well-rounded care possible. Whatever your concerns and goals may be, our mission is to provide you with all available options and the power to make your own informed decisions. Acupuncture and herbs may help to:…

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Home Visits

I offer post-surgical home visits. Post-surgical  acupuncture ‘home’ visits to reduce pain and the need for narcotics, reduce swelling, bruising, and inflammation, ease constipation and urination, and to speed recovery and healing. I recommend 2-3 visits per week during the recovery time for your surgery, which could be 1-6 weeks. $160, one hour. Bridge tolls and…

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