Feeling Better

The power of the body to heal and change is remarkable.  It is important to understand that the healing process is not linear.   Some days are better than others.  This is true not only for acupuncture, but for most changes in our lives.

Change happens slowly.  People don’t wake up one day and everything is better.  It is a gradual improvement.  You can’t learn how to play the piano or tai chi overnight.  What’s more, gradual change is more sustainable.

Acupuncture is not like a pill or surgery.  We are not cutting anything out of the body.  Acupuncture is simply … Read More

Integrative Urology

Integrative urology is essential.  The field of integrative medicine is about how to best combine mainstream medicine and alternative medicine.   It is essential because many people live with urologic conditions, such as chronic pelvic pain syndrome, chronic prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, and overactive bladder, without help. This impacts their work, education, social life, and overall wellbeing.

I have helped many people with these conditions in my New York acupuncture clinic.  The acupuncture and Chinese medicine approach works to correct imbalances that are causing the condition.   Mostly, urologic conditions are caused from inhibition of circulation and weakness of energy.

Here are … Read More

Acupuncture for Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder is a syndrome characterized by the frequent, strong, and sudden urge to urinate. The syndrome can seriously disrupt your life by interrupting your work and make you avoid social situations.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help.  Acupuncture and Chinese medicine has been treating syndromes of frequent urination for over 2000 years as well as modern clinical success.

How Acupuncture Treats Overactive Bladder

Acupuncture helps reduce the symptoms of overactive bladder by relaxing the nerves and muscles associated with the bladder.  Overactive bladder may be caused from bladder spasm creating the sudden need to urinate or a sudden feeling … Read More

Overactive Bladder Help with Acupuncture

Overactive Bladder TreatmentAcupuncture can help treat overactive bladder. Research has shown that acupuncture is helpful for overactive bladder. With a history of over 2000 years, it may be one of the first treatments for OAB.

Overactive bladder from the Western and Eastern Viewpoints

The precise cause of overactive bladder is often unknown. Like many other syndromes, the search for the single cause is often impossible as the condition arises from a complex interaction of causes. For overactive bladder, the name throws us off because it suggests that the bladder alone is responsible and is somehow hyperactive. The syndrome probably involved many of … Read More