Is Chinese medicine really alternative medicine?

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs collectively known as Chinese medicine has been around for thousands of years, so why is it called alternative medicine?  It truly is traditional medicine and many people call the two combined as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Personally, I think of Chinese medicine today as complimentary medicine because it often works so well…

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Why I chose acupuncture as a profession?

A lot of patients ask me why I became an acupuncturist.  It is a long story, but I will try to be quick. My interest in health and medicine began in high school (Metuchen, NJ) as a competitive runner because I suffered from a lot of repetitive use injuries.  It was quite frustrating because I…

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What this blog is about.

I am an acupuncturist practicing in Somerset, New Jersey.  I specialize in trigger point acupuncture and IVF support, so a lot of what I will write about will have to do with pain and fertility.  I will also write a lot about Healthy Choices, I am a strong believer in living a healthy lifestyle and…

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