Category Archives: Current/Upcoming Community News/Events

Comments Off on Snow and Your Perspective of It

Snow: it’s all about your perspective of it. You can curse it as it makes your commute a nightmare or you can watch it fall gracefully in the streetlights. Either way, it means those of you who suffer from chronic low back pain or tennis elbow are going to need some attention! Acupuncture and massage can proactively help you stave off the impending days/nights…weeks of heat packs and Advil! Massage can loosen the muscles while Acupuncture can treat the root of the problem so it doesn’t become a seasonal issue!

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Comments Off on *Winter Special 2012*

*Winter Special*: the practitioners at the MWC are offering our current clients the chance to experience other forms of bodywork available at the Center! $20.00 OFF your 1st session with another member of the MWC team! See your current practitioner for more info or call to become a client!

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Comments Off on Acupuncture and the NE Patriots: A Comparison in Similarities

So what do the NE Patriots and Acupuncture have in common: 1. Many of the players receive acupuncture to improve their sportsmanship and manage their injuries; 2. Beating the Patriots this weekend will be like trying to find a ‘needle’ in a haystack!; 3. Just like Vegas has their betting lines, Acupuncture has their own lines also known as meridians! Therefore, if your body is your home, then as the Under Armour ad says, “We will protect this house!”

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Comments Off on As of April 1st, 2012, MWC is no longer accepting credit cards!

As of April 1st, 2012, MWC is no longer accepting credit cards. Due to increased merchant fees and recent issues with PCI compliance/local credit card fraud, we respect our clients too much and will begin to accept checks and cash only. For those of you who utilize your Health Care Saving Accounts, we will continue to give you a receipt with the insurance codes on them for you to submit directly to your insurance company for reimbursement. Thank you in advance for your understanding and we look forward to your continued patronage for health and wellness!

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Comments Off on "Every new beginning…"

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – ‘Closing Time’, Semisonic

This is the song that keeps playing in my head this morning. In fact, it woke me up.

Almost five years ago, I met my business partner and we ventured onto a path to create an out-patient pediatric therapy facility together. We had visions of large sensory gyms, helping families find the answers they were seeking, empowering our community through education, and truly integrating children’s therapies...

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Comments Off on Assabet After Dark this Weds, 10/6/10

It has been a while since I have posted a blog post because life has been busy! We moved the Center to 14A Winthrop Street in Marlborough at the beginning of March and had our Ribbon Cutting ceremony shortly after, thanks to the ladies at the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Nancy Stevens! We have been sighted at the Heritage Festival and the Biz2Biz Showcase recently! And now, you can find Julie lecturing on the Basics of Acupuncture, Acupressure, and Traditional Chinese Medicine tomorrow night through the Assabet After Dark Continuing Education progr...

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Comments Off on Where is Julie?

Julie is busy!!

She is lecturing at Assabet After Dark Adult Continuing Education in October, for CTI/Daycare/preschool providers in September and October, and doing Learning at Lunch educational experiences for Doble Engineering! Catch her lectures on Adult/Pediatric Acupuncture and Sensory Integration/Processing disorders near you! You can reach us at through the contact us page!

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Comments Off on Summer 09: Summer Heat-What is it and what do we know about it?

With the love of summer, it’s sun vibrancy and outdoor activities, we must not forget the environmental dangers our bodies face this time of year.  According to  Traditional Chinese Medicine, summer-heat pathogens may invade the body during the hot humid weather, often at the end of summer. These symptoms of high fever, copious sweating, irritability, headache, dizziness and thirst can be seen.  This type of disease has a rapid onset and digestive symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or lack of appetite may also occur...

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Comments Off on Summer 09: DID YOU KNOW?

~ That our very own Jodi Eldridge was the featured massage therapist at the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s PGO Golf tournament in early June?

~ That Diana Fernandes, acupuncturist/herbalist, was featured on a discussion panel on Health and Wellness at the Townsend Senior Center in May?

~ That Jenn Smith is expecting a baby boy in the beginning of July?

~ That Julie Dalbec and Diana Fernandes will be starting the acupuncture program at the Framingham Union Hospital Cancer Center in the upcoming months?

~ That we donated more than 20 full bags of c...

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Comments Off on Summer 09: Spicy Chicken Sandwiches with Cilantro-Lime Mayo

(Cooking Light magazine, December 2008) 


1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

1 garlic clove



1/4 egg substitute

3 tablespoons hot sauce (such as Tabasco)

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

4 1/2 ounces baked tortilla chips (about 6 cups)

2 tablespoons olive oil


Remaining Ingredients:

4 (2 ounce) Kaiser rolls, split

12 (1/8 inch thick) red onion slices

4 lettuce leaves



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