Acupuncture Archive

Can Acupuncture Help with That?

Whenever I tell people I’m an acupuncturist, I immediately get asked the following question, “Can acupuncture help with _ (insert a very common problem or the most obscure issue you’ve ever head of here).” However, no matter the issue, the answer is usually yes and here’s why. Acupuncture involves sticking hair-thin needles into muscle and […]

Vegan Mushroom Wild Rice

Vegan Mushroom Wild Rice  Inspired from   Rice sound kinda ho-hum to you? Not this rice. In fact, wild rice is rumored to not actually be rice at all! (Or even a grain for that matter.) That’s right – wild rice is actually a seed. And as a seed, it contains higher protein and […]

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold & 4 Easy Ways To Re-Stoke Your Fire Brrr! It’s January,  and dare I say, it’s unbelievably cold outside? Each day on my walk to work, I can’t help but notice at least a handful of what I refer to as ‘true Bostonians’ walking down the street–these women holding a […]

Five things Acupuncture can help you achieve in 2014

5 things acupuncture can help you achieve in 2014 In the pursuit of detoxing your body and having a fresh start in 2014, its time to act on achieving your goals and putting forward your best self for the new year. At Coastal Natural therapies we want to help you accomplish anything you set out […]

Super Mom Uses Acupuncture to Stay Healthy and Fit How Acupuncture Improves Fitness By Minsun Park — December 24, 2013 Like most people who discover the benefits of acupuncture, I saw it as a last resort after seeing numerous doctors and chiropractors for a nagging neck and shoulder injury. A few rounds of acupuncture quickly cured what a year of physical therapy, steroid shots, […]

12 Tips for Happiness, Start Your Inner Revolution

12 Things Happy People Do Differently — And Why I Started Doing Them By, Jacob Sokol Posted on: people-do_b_3869793.html A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my […]

Curried Pumpkin or Squash Soup

Curried Pumpkin or Squash Soup A simple soup to increase digestive function (Spleen Qi) and warm you from the inside out! Ingredients 1-2 TBS olive oil 1 medium sized Kabocha squash, pumpkin, or squash of your choice peeled, deseeded, chopped into large chunks (approximately 4 cups) 1 medium sized onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, peeled […]

Why Ice and Anti-Inflammatory Medication is Not the Answer

Why Ice and Anti-inflammatory Medication is NOT the Answer By Josh Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS on November 7, 2013 In July I posted a blog discussing the overuse of cryotherapy. The controversy surrounding the topic made it one of the most popular blogs I’ve written. What is surprising to me is […]