Uptown Acupuncture Blog

Using Acupuncture to Treat Depression

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can be a very effective alternative to treat depression, anxiety, stress-induced fatigue and emotional swings, resulting in many long-term benefits.  Although it is a traditional Eastern method, acupuncture is becoming increasingly...

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The Oath of a Muslim Physician

“Give us the strength to be truthful, honest, modest, merciful and objective. Give us the fortitude to admit our mistakes, to amend our ways and to forgive the wrongs of others. Give us the wisdom to comfort and counsel all towards peace and harmony. Give us the...

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Acupuncture aids Healing from Trauma

Treat Work & Auto Injuries with Acupuncture Acupuncture speeds the healing process so you can get back to a normal life as fast as possible. With a valid prescription from your doctor, there is no cost to you in auto or work injury claims. We provide a wide range...

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Uptown Acupuncture FAQ

Frequently asked Questions What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a well-developed whole healthcare system based on energetic laws. Dating back over 3000 years as a primary healthcare system in China, acupuncture is widespread in Asia, Europe, and now, in the U.S. Does...

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Recipe Box: Broccoli with Toasted Garlic

Everybody knows you should eat your greens! Throughout the year, broccoli is one of the easiest foods to locate, as most supermarkets across the United States offer a hearty supply of the nutrient-rich vegetable. While broccoli has gotten a bad reputation as being one...

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Acupuncture File – I have TMJ and a lot of pain in my face

I had never had acupuncture before, but my boyfriend set me up for my birthday. I have TMJ and a lot of pain in my face, neck, and shoulders. Sometimes I'd have trouble chewing from jaw pain. Other times I'd have quick shots of pain in my neck and shoulders. It's been...

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Acupuncture File – Disabled vet dealing with chronic pain

I am a disabled vet dealing with chronic pain. I have been treated with pain meds, physical therapy, yoga, rieke, prop 215, traction, PNT and others. Recently a neighbor suggested that I give Kirk a visit and try acupuncture.. Setting up an appointment was extremely...

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Recipe Box: Mango Green Tea

A thin waist is a green mug away! I took a little quick survey a couple days ago…I wanted to find out about peoples experience with green tea.  I found that almost everyone had tried it and knew it was good for you; most had had it hot only, like at an Asian...

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What makes an acupuncturist unique?

Acupuncturist are a very special breed of healer working with a very special style of medicine. We treat each patient as an individual with a unique history and story.

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We can help with Addiction, Cravings & Recovery

Although acupuncture has been an integral part of Traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, the idea of using acupuncture to help people overcome certain addictions is relatively new. In fact, the idea of acupuncture as a form of addiction treatment happened almost by chance in the early 1970s

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Improve your Immune Support

Western Medicine has a lot of great qualities, that is why I am a hybrid type practitioner who uses both modern and classic techniques in my practice. One aspect of Western Medicine that is not a strength, is what we call “supporting the righteous” treatments are designed to block, reduce, counteract, and suppress.

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