People sometimes wonder if acupuncture works as a result of the placebo effect. The word placebo means “I believe” in Latin. And the essence of the placebo effect is that belief in a treatment may sometimes be enough to change the course of illness. What is a placebo? A placebo is defined as anything that…
It’s one of the most frequently asked question about acupuncture: How does it work? Acupuncturists love talking about qi and meridians and Chinese Medicine theory, but what does the science say? This article explores what some of the research studies tell us about how and why acupuncture works.
Here at Encircle Acupuncture, we welcome, support and celebrate the full spectrum of gender identities. We believe everyone deserves access to healthcare, and everyone has a right to feel safe in healthcare settings.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can provide significant relief for some of the most problematic symptoms of perimenopause, without the potential side effects of pharmaceutical drugs.
Most of us are needing some extra self-care these days, and one of our favorite tools is acupressure!
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Learn about the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective on the emotions, including simple acupressure for self-care.
To help contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Encircle Acupuncture will be closed for two weeks, beginning Monday 3/23/20.
Cancer is a disease that affects almost everyone. Read on to learn more about how acupuncture helps cancer patients, including some of the latest research. Plus, hear Leslie’s story of how acupuncture helps manage the side effects of her cancer treatments.
Encircle Acupuncture turns 10 years old this month, and we’re sharing a few stories from our earliest days!