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The Month of the Monkey

The last time that you ate at a Chinese restaurant you may have looked at the place mat and read about your personal life challenges and luck described according to what year you were born.  Many know the Chinese zodiac year that they were born in and wear the badge of being born an ox, … Continued

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Pickleball Elbow- AKA Tennis Elbow

During the last few years at the Chinese Acupuncture Clinic, I began to notice many patients talking about something called pickleball. At first I was confused as to what this was because to me it sounded as though the patient had discovered a new culinary invention. In Asheville such a thing would not have surprised … Continued

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TCM QUESTION – WHAT IS GUA SHA?

Question #14  WHAT IS GUA SHA?  (pronounced Gwah-Shah) “Gua” means to rub. “Sha” is a flush skin color or red marking that occurs during the process of rubbing. “Gua Sha”, often called “scraping therapy” could also be called “spoon massage” because a porcelain Chinese soup spoon is a common tool used to rub acupuncture points … Continued

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From The Pharmacy @ The CAC

CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE from The CAC: HERB BLEND #4 “The Pharmacy” at The Chinese Acupuncture & Herbology Clinic on Montford Avenue is the oldest and one of the largest Chinese Herbal Medicine pharmacies in the Southeast. IN PHOTO: If your Acupuncturist or Chinese Medicine Doctor says you have a blood deficiency, they might prescribe you:  … Continued

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