Archive for the ‘Acupuncture’ Category

Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies: Treat & Prevent Spring Allergies Naturally

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 by Sharon Sherman

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you – are you blowing your nose? Spring is the time of year for seasonal allergies. As nature starts to bloom and pollen is released into the air, allergy sufferers begin to get the itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose and sinus pressure that makes […]

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The Holidays are Here. Don’t let this be you.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by Sharon Sherman

With the year winding down, the holiday season has us doing anything but. We’re programmed to spend the next few weeks running around, shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, meeting end of year deadlines at work, planning and attending gatherings – leaving our carefully planned routines behind to celebrate the season with friends and family. In December […]

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Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms with Chinese Medicine Naturally

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 by Sharon Sherman

After a long, bitterly cold winter, one of the best things to do is get outside and breathe in the sunshine. The longer days and influx of Vitamin D helps to shake off the wintertime blues. Unfortunately for many Philadelphians, with the warmth of spring come the runny nose, sneezing, wheezing, and itchy, watery eyes […]

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Don’t Give in to Holiday Stress: 3 Simple Practices for Beating the Holiday Blues

Friday, December 12th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

At what point did the holidays’ stop being magical and start being a nerve wracking, demanding, and a hectic collection of weeks of the year? With decorations creeping into stores in October, it seems impossible to escape the end of the year without a being physically, emotionally and spiritually drained. Why do we do it? […]

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It’s Not Just Needles and Herbs: How to choose an Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Practitioner of Oriental Medicine

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

You’re looking for an acupuncturist. You launch your browser and type Acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Medicine Philadelphia into the search field.  Enter.  Pages and pages of results load as you wonder:  what should I be looking for? How do I know which acupuncturist is best for me? Who has the most extensive education and training? Who can offer a full range of treatment […]

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Thanks for Your Support – Empirical Point Acupuncture Makes the Philly Hot List, AGAIN!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Empirical Point Acupuncture has again been named one of Philadelphia’s top acupuncture practices, according to this year’s PHL 17 Hot List.  It’s an honor to be chosen as one of the region’s top practices and we are proud of the achievement. As you know, we strive to offer our patients the […]

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Acupuncture for Raynaud’s Disease: Eliminate Blockage & Increase Blood Flow

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

Women are more likely than men to have Raynaud’s disease and, perhaps not surprisingly, it’s more common in people who live in colder climates. “Treatment” for Raynaud’s disease often consists of activities like layering clothing, wearing gloves and donning extra thick socks. Some patients take medications deigned to open up or widen their blood vessels […]

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Getting Back into the Swing After Summer…

Monday, October 7th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

Traditional Chinese Medicine to Reduce your Stress and Find your Rhythm Moving into Fall Those long, lazy days of summer are waning and crisper fall days are just around the corner. For many of us – parents, students, professionals – this means a return to our “normal” schedules of school, work and daily routines. This […]

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Honored by Your Support – Empirical Point Acupuncture Makes the Philly Hot List!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

While we’re not ones to collect trophies (or to aspire to do so), it is WONDERFUL to be recognized by our patients and clients for our work. Thank you to all who nominated, supported and cheered for us in the PHL17 Philly Hot List Top Acupuncturists listing. We were voted the city’s #3 acupuncture practice! […]

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Acupuncture for Insomnia: Helping by Promoting Good Sleep

Monday, August 5th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

It’s summer. The days are looooong. And that is a great thing, but did you know that it can affect your sleep patterns and your ability to get a good, restful night’s sleep? In fact, there are so many things that can affect your sleep – stress, diet, work schedule and even computer or smartphone […]

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