Pailin4Hi! Welcome to my new blog, “Thinking Needles.” One of the most exciting things for me about Acupuncture and Chinese medicine in general is that from the first day I began studying there has not been a single day when I didn’t learn something new. Whether it’s an article I read on the train going to work, something I heard from a colleague or a discovery I make in my own practice, there just seems to be no end to the fascinating work that is being done, and the potential for healing that’s all around us!

For instance, here’s an article about how Acupuncture is being used in combination with western therapies to treat a patient’s sciatica problem. Sciatica and the pain associated with it is something I encounter with many of my patients, and I am always looking for ways to improve my treatment modalities.

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In this blog I will try and share with you some of my enthusiasm and wonder at the world of Acupuncture, herbs and Chinese medicine. I’m looking forward to hearing your feedback and stories in the comments section as well. Looking forward to hearing from you soon. And remember to keep on “thinking needles.”