Dr. Angelica Kokkalis, O.M.D L.Ac.

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How Safe is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a very safe system of health care when done by a well trained practitioner. It is a gentle and drug free therapy for acute and chronic physical complaints, mental or emotional stress. It can be helpful for people of all ages. All needles are sterile and disposable, practitioner’s hands are washed thoroughly between […]

How Effective is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is highly recommended as a preventive therapy to correct minor imbalances before they become severe. If an imbalance can be detected before symptoms occur, and balance is restored, the patient need not suffer illness. Integrated with good nutrition, regular exercise, adequate rest and spiritual nourishment, acupuncture offers an excellent path to the maintenance of […]

What is Acupuncture Therapy?

Acupuncture Therapy, is a procedure that places tiny needles into proper acupoints along the meridians, helps regulate the body’s energy flow, which alleviates energy blockages and allows the body to regain a state of balance, physical, emotional and spiritual. Modern scientific research has proven that these needles, placed in the body, will stimulate the nervous […]

What is Chinese Medicine?

Oriental Medicine includes the practice of acupuncture, Chinese herbology, and other techniques. Modern professional acupuncture, rooted in Chinese medical practice, dates back some 3000 years. Based on the principles of Chinese Medicine, the human body is not merely a combination of mechanical and chemical parts, but an energetic, integrated system whose health depends on keeping […]

Best Books About Chinese Medicine

There are many books written about Chinese Medicine. On the top of my list I have the most comprehensive and easy to read books. As the list goes on, the reading matterials require a more in-depth understanding. The Web That Has No Weaver, Understanding Chinese Medicine, Ted J. Kaptchuk O.M.D. The Theoretical Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Systems of Correspondence, […]