TCM Diet for Spring and a Detox Tea Recipe!

By Ko Ching Lu EAMP, LAC   Spring is the season, which we see trees blossom and rebirth of many living life. According to Chinese medicine, spring is the season associated with liver organ and belongs to the wood element.  It is a season to set new goals and to redirect life.  This is a … Continued

Put a Spring in your Health!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz   Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ -Robin Williams              This year, this quote seems even more pertinent here in Washington.  After just breaking records for rainfall, the flowers and blossoms are bursting at every little shred of sunlight they can absorb and sprouts are crowding each other … Continued

Be Prepared: Cold v Flu

by Dr. Joy Chou, ND Fall is that quintessential time of year when kiddos faithfully head back to the classroom and become exposed to a plethora of germs and viruses. Those pesky pathogens inevitably invade the household, often resulting in torturous hours of fever, cough, body aches and utter physical defeat. Of the potential culprits … Continued

A holistic approach to Back Pain

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Back Pain, restricted range of motion, and laxity in joint movement are all very common occurrences during our lives.  That knowledge doesn’t make your back or other joints feel any better, but the good news is that there are some simple things you can do to alleviate that pain.  At AIM … Continued

Cupping: A useful technique to help clear congestion from the Lungs

Chinese Medicine is best known for its use of acupuncture and herbal medicine as tools for healing, but it also uses several other methods, such as cupping. Cupping is a technique that uses small glass or bamboo jars as suction devices that are placed on the skin. Suction is achieved by using a flame to … Continued