The opioid crisis has been taking the headlines lately and it is a serious issue for many cities and towns in Massachusetts and in the US. Acupuncture has always had treatments available for those who are in recovery as well as those looking to find sobriety. The link below is a fabulous article written by a doctor who realized he needed to find something different for his patients and himself. Please consider acupuncture for your pain management before turning to addictive pain management strategies…you’ll thank yourself for it in the future.
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Let’s give a big warm welcome to Tambra Boyd of Sacred Wings Reiki, a Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Master, who recently joined the Marlborough Wellness Center! For those of you who may not know what Reiki is, Reiki is a technique for stress reduction and relaxation. It is a spiritually guided energy. Tambra is a conduit for this energy. Reiki has its own consciousness so it goes to the area in the body that needs it. It is beneficial on many levels of healing : physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual...
Let’s give a big welcome to Madalaine Baer, LMT, of Connected Bodywork who has joined the Marlborough Wellness Center. She is a licensed massage therapist who specializes in myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, fascial fitness, visceral manipulation, and injury/surgical recovery. Also, she works on people, horses and dogs! Please take a look at her webpage at www.connectedbodywork.com. Madalaine can be reached at 508-658-0078 or to book appointments. Welcome Madalaine!
As Halloween draws near, I love watching my children get excited about their costumes and dream of the bags of candy they will collect soon. My business group had a “scary” theme this morning and invited us to dress up in our costumes to add to the festivities! I decided to pull out of storage an old favorite of mine from many years ago, my adult sized Tigger costume. Now, for those of you who know me, I have an outgoing personality that fits the Tigger persona...
I love the Olympics! Every four years, I get to watch the world come together and compete in sporting events I am familiar with and some I didn’t even know existed. The spirit of competition is alive and exhilarating to watch! And then to see the bruised circles from cupping on the USA male gymnasts and swimmers had me jumping for joy!
You see, as an acupuncturist-herbalist, part of our extensive training included adjunctive techniques such as cupping...
As some of you may or may not know, I am a triathlete. And as a triathlete, I am always looking for ways for my body to perform better as I swim, bike and run. I loved falling upon this article in the recent USAT newsletter! Thank you to Sandy Bikus for writing such a fabulous positive viewpoint on the amazing impact acupuncture can do for triathletes as well as athletes of any interest!
This past weekend was epic in terms of breaking down and setting up the most beautiful, professional office the Marlborough Wellness Center has seen yet!
These are the empty “before” pictures:
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Yes! We are moving sooner than we are expecting because the space is almost ready! So if everything goes as planned, we will be in the space and seeing our clients on Monday, June 13th! Keep your eyes open for updates but plan accordingly! I think everyone will LOVE the new space!
Acupuncture (and massage): Let’s Get To The Point!!!
Though there is a long list of drugs to handle stress, the list of their side effects is equally long. So everyone is on the look out for natural stress relief techniques which are very effective and at the same time don’t have many side effects. Herbal treatments usually have a significant chunk of followers. Herbs are natural stress relievers with little or no side effects and can be used as a single herb or combination product in stress management therapy...