What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?

Cosmetic acupuncture has begun to catch on in the beauty and anti-aging realms, with some even calling it the "Acu-Facelift". This centuries-old treatment can do wonders for your complexion. Many are turning to these services as a safe alternative to botox or other more invasive treatments. 

A New Home for Turning Pointe Acupuncture

A New Home for Turning Pointe Acupuncture

I am so excited to announce that my dream of bringing Turning Pointe Acupuncture to its new home in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood is now a reality. The new clinic space is housed in a historic mid-century modern building that has been in operation as a neighborhood medical clinic since 1947. A beloved chiropractor and naturopathic doctor saw nearly 80 patients per day and delivered hundreds of babies over the years. The clinic's original doctor even performed minor surgeries on-site!

FAQ - Does my insurance cover acupuncture?

FAQ - Does my insurance cover acupuncture?

Good news - the answer is yes in many cases! Most major insurance plans in Oregon do cover acupuncture for pain and other health issues. And you typically don't need a referral. Most insurance plans start over January 1st --- so if you've been curious about acupuncture, now is a great time to use your allowed visits before they run out. 

Why you should add acupuncture to your training routine

Why you should add acupuncture to your training routine

More and more athletes, from professional football players, to olympic swimmers, to marathon runners, are adding acupuncture to their training and recovery regimens. Read below for 5 reasons why you should try acupuncture as you prepare for your next race or amp up your workout routine.

Waking up at the same time each night? The Chinese medicine "body clock" explains why.

Waking up at the same time each night? The Chinese medicine "body clock" explains why.

Human beings have an intrinsic and powerful connection to sunlight that evolved over thousands of years. Before the advent of electricity we were bound by the constraints of daylight, and our sleep cycles followed suit. But today, electricity and technological stimulation allow our minds and bodies to be active after sundown, which can wreak havoc on our health. Many hormonal processes in our body are literally hardwired to be orchestrated by sunlight and the absence of sunlight. It is no surprise that adhering to a normal sleep pattern is therefore highly important to maintaining optimal health.