Healthy Aging Calls for Combining Multiple Healthy Lifestyle Choices

While a number of studies have shown associations between individual lifestyle factors and a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and various cancers, few studies have investigated how a combination of lifestyle factors might influence mortality. … Read More

4 Reasons Careers in Holistic Medicine Are on the Rise

Posted May 24, 2016 by Anton Rivera, B.A. & filed under Alternative Medicine, Careers

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Tui Na Massage for Sports Medicine

Tui na massage is a hands-on body treatment that brings the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine into balance. Because it is so effective at manipulating the energy or life force of our bodies, athletes are embracing the power of tui na massage for sports medicine. … Read More

Smart Career Move: The Future of Acupuncture is Bright

Ever since President Nixon visited China in 1972 and saw firsthand the power of acupuncture, the popularity of this ancient form of Traditional Chinese Medicine has grown significantly. With continued acceptance and increased recognition, the future of acupuncture appears beyond bright. If you’re considering becoming a professional acupuncturist, the timing is perfect. … Read More

Treating Disease with Medical Massage

Posted May 03, 2016 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Conventional Medicine, Massage

There’s no doubt that massage therapy can be just what the doctor ordered to relax and unwind. It can also be just what the doctor ordered to treat a variety of health issues. Treating disease with medical massage has appeared more and more in the mainstream as both health care providers and patients have discovered the benefits of this 4,000-year-old practice. … Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Tuina (Tui Na) Massage

Posted April 19, 2016 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Massage

A type of massage that is becoming more and more popular for both practitioners and clients is Tui Na massage, or Tuina massage. Pronounced “twee-nah,” Tui Na massage is a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine that addresses specific patterns of disharmony in the body. Here are five benefits of Tui Na massage people are discovering every day. … Read More

How Much Does Massage School Cost?

A career in massage therapy is great for many reasons: You get to help people feel better – almost instantly. You can have a flexible schedule, and in many situations, you can even be your own boss. Moreover, you can have huge earning power starting right away. Massage therapists have a median salary of $37,180 per year. And some can make up to $75,390 annually … Read More

A Day in the Life of an Acupuncturist

Posted March 24, 2016 by Dr. Xianhui Li & filed under Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine, Careers

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are natural and effective healing systems that have existed for thousands of years. In the last 50 years, practice of these system have spread all over the world, and the growing interest has increased the demand for more acupuncturists. With this demand have come more questions about what exactly acupuncturists do, and specifically what is a day in the life of an acupuncturist like? … Read More

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