Dry-Needling: What Is It?

In early June, I attended the annual convention of the Acupuncture Association of Missouri. Each year, we meet to conduct annual business, study and discuss the art and science of acupuncture, and just have a good time. In addition to being elected to my fifth term on the Executive Committee, I had the pleasure of […]

What A Healthy Heart Protector Can Do For You

The Heart Protector channel (also called the Pericardium channel for the fluid-filled sack that surrounds and protects the heart) supports our capacity to create intimate connection. It travels the inner arm from the palm though the inner elbow crease, and up into the chest where it meets the pericardium and heart. The Heart Protector’s yang […]

Heart Protector 6 Helps Poor Digestion and Nausea

Inner Frontier Gate, also called Heart Protector 6, is one of the most common points used to prevent or relieve nausea. Bracelets worn to prevent seasickness are actually applying pressure to Heart Protector 6. This point is located on the inside of the forearm between two prominent tendons, about 2-3 inches proximal to the wrist. […]

What Does Your Triple Heater Do?

Your body has three burners or heaters – and they are managed by a meridian called the Triple Burner or Triple Heater. The lower burner is in your lower abdomen, between the pubic bone and navel. The middle burner refers to the area between the navel and sternum, and the upper burner refers to the area […]