Ankle Sprains and Trauma – What Herbs and Acupuncture Can Do

Nothing says summer like beach volleyball… but nothing says ANKLE SPRAIN like competitive sports on an uneven playing surface! Beach volleyball players are notorious for getting ankle injuries, but the good thing is that Traditional Chinese Medicine can easily help with both the acute and chronic stages of pain from the injuries! In the acute stages of any ankle sprain or strain, there is redness, swelling and pain. You might think that the infamous RICE (rest, ice, and elevation) are [...]

Herbal Arthritis Joint Relief

Hana asks "I've problems with arthritis in my hands. What can help me because it is painful and I must do everything because I've take care of my husband that passed 3 strokes and hardly can walk. I'll be very obliged if You can suggest some herbs or something else." Arthritis can manifest in 2 ways, either with or without inflammation. In Chinese Medicine this is an obstruction syndrome called Bi Syndrome. This is characterized as, usually, wind/cold/damp invasion of the [...]