• Wellness Tips

  • Free Acupuncture, Yoga, Fitness Classes and more!

    The Grand Opening Celebration of Windrose Acupuncture is just around the corner! I am excited to throw open the doors, meet my Philadelphia neighbors, and introduce them to the benefits of Acupuncture! At Windrose Acupuncture my goal is to create a center for health and wellness; a place where my patients can come for compassionate care through traditions of Asian Medicine. And also a place where [...]

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    FAQ: Does Acupuncture hurt?

    This question is absolutely the one I hear more than any other. And it is almost always followed by ‘I’m afraid of needles’.   Since most patients have only experienced hypodermic injection needles at the doctor’s office, I totally understand why someone would be afraid at the thought of any needles. I have good news! Good news #1: Acupuncture needles are completely [...]

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    Wellness Tip: Turmeric

    Have you heard about the health benefits of Turmeric? Read on to learn how Turmeric is right for your wellness. What is Turmeric: A spice and a valuable dietary supplement. The perennial turmeric plant, a relative of ginger, is commonly grown in India and elsewhere in southern Asia. The roots of the plant are boiled and dried into a powder. This powder is used as a spice in cooking (think curry) [...]

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    Finding a New Beginning at Winter’s End

    I don’t like winter. For me winter is to be endured, not embraced. The short, cold days leave me feeling trapped inside. Without a flower or leaf in sight, I long for Mother Nature to show her colors again. The tedious layering up to go outside makes me wonder if that trip to the coffee shop is worth it. (FYI…it is.) And then, like an unexpected gift, there it was. Last week. A [...]

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    KTTC | Feb 16, 2017 4:54 PM EST | By Caitlin Alexander | ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) - Grief is something that impacts everyone. It can be crippling and make day-to-day tasks seem impossible. Some patients are turning to acupuncture to heal the hurt from grief.  Alissa Adamson is a busy mom, career woman, and volunteer, often appearing on KTTC to help rescue dogs. She handles [...]

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    CNN | Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | By Robert Jimison |  (CNN) When most people get a headache, a simple over-the-counter pain reliever and a few moments of quiet can usually do the trick. But for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating migraines, the pain can be so intense that relief may seem out of reach. Faced with a growing demand for solutions, researchers, drug[...]

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    Medical Daily | Aug 23, 2016 01:35 PM | Lizette Borreli | We all love getting an uninterrupted good night's sleep to wake up feeling refreshed and invigorated in the morning. However, each night, millions of us struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep; and although this is only a brief problem for some, for others, insomnia can become an ongoing struggle. However, insomniacs can [...]

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    Greatest | September 12, 2017 | Pippa Biddle | The concept of turning a human into a pincushion makes some people squeamish, but the practice clearly appeals to many—after all, acupuncture has been around for more than 3,000 years and is currently practiced almost everywhere in the world. Rooted in key principles of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is based on the idea of [...]

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    Business Insider | Megan Thielking, STAT | May 10, 2017, 5:44 PM | Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials. The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain. The guidelines now [...]

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