Just came across this Beginner's Guide to Chinese Medicine site by Alli Urbanik Kimmel L.Ac., and excited to share! I often have patients who are interested in learning some of the basics of the medicine in an easy to understand way. Visit the site here.
I often talk to my patients about acupuncture and the concept of meridians as if the body contains a MTA map, and we are finding which "stations" need to be told to disperse a build up of trains, and which "stations" need resources sent to them. The goal being free flow through the body. In this article, Dr. Lee uses a similar metaphor, comparing Chinese medicine to freeing traffic on the highways. Read more here.
Jamie Wolfe (M.S., L.Ac.)
Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Acupuncturist whose work focuses around patients struggling with or in recovery from eating disorders as well as performing and visual artists. She holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan, is a member of the Acupuncture Society of New York, and is a nationally Certified and Designated Diplomate of Acupuncture by NCCAOM.