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Relieving Neck and Shoulder Pain

2017-07-31T15:40:52+00:00 July 31st, 2017|

Neck and shoulder pain are both very common and very uncomfortable. Everyone has had a "crick" in their neck at some point in their life - either they woke up with it or suddenly moved their head/neck and the muscles tightened up, spasming, causing restricted movement and discomfort. The neck is especially vulnerable to pain [...]

Acupuncture is great for pain relief

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 May 17th, 2017|

Research confirms what I've seen for years: Acupuncture is great for pain relief I was lucky to attend the first annual Sports Acupuncture Alliance Conference in Philadelphia, PA,  just a few weeks ago. One of my passions is helping my patients find pain relief - and while this conference focused partly on athletic performance enhancement, much [...]

Healthier You – 3 Habits and Actions to Get There

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

Consistency, Patience, and Maintenance = A Healthier You Yesterday I was admiring my hairstylist’s handiwork after my haircut on Monday afternoon. And at the end of the service, I scheduled my next haircut a few months out, as I usually visit her every 8 to 10 to 12 weeks, depending on her availability and my [...]

Sick of getting sick? Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 February 27th, 2017|

"If you are getting sick, or you are sick, acupuncture and herbs can reduce your symptoms, shorten the length of the cold, or push it out of your system immediately, if caught quickly." I love treating people who are coming down with a cold. Getting a cold is a pretty common occurrence for us humans - [...]

Welcome to fall – but don’t catch that cold!

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 November 1st, 2016|

Suffering from a Cold, Congestion or the Flu I will admit I do write a similar blog post every fall - one that is focused on how many people are suffering from colds, congestion or the flu when the season changes and school starts. I don’t know how universal this is but I have definitely [...]

New season, new space

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 October 6th, 2016|

"It’s a new season. A perfect opportunity to do something new, something bold, something beautiful."  Changes at Meridian 87 this fall include a beautiful new space. We’ve moved from the Ravenswood Professional Building on Wilson Ave to the Health Care Center at 3929 N. Ashland Ave.  The new space is just a mile and a [...]