Mary had a 3rd cardiac stent to repair a 70% blockage but "...immediately after the stent was inserted she had a horrific migraine headache. For the next 2 weeks the migraines continued. She went to see Jolinda who immediately dimmed the lights. She painlessly inserted two acupuncture needles in Mary's legs and one in her hand. Mary said she could feel the grip of the migraine letting go! She left with no pain! It has been like a miracle. If you have migraines you know what they can do to you. All we can say is "Wow"
I have worked in the health care field for most of my adult life. I went to the University of Texas and after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing I worked in intensive care and specialty units in hospitals in Dallas and Boston. The work was fast, focused and often miraculous.
Eventually I began to explore other , less narrow approaches with an emphasis on "health". I was beginning to think more in terms of healing and less in terms of crises intervention. I was looking for a specialty that would promote health and assist folks in their choices in life.
In the early '80's I was introduced to acupuncture through a course taught at my hospital in Boston. My affection and affinity for this style of care was immediate.
I went back to school. I completed my Master of Acupuncture (MAc) degree and have been licensed as an acupuncturist since 1986. My continuing studies led me around the world including extensive work in Japanese acupuncture with the teachers of the Toyo Hari Association of Japan.
I have never grown tired of working in “energy medicine”. The subtle movement of "qi" energy in the body can be felt and measured when the trained acupuncturist feels the "pulses" of the patient. Once the qi is "read" the acupuncturist can choose ways to intervene and move or correct the energy flow. Amazing changes result from the simple application of acupuncture needles. Often the insertion is so gentle the needles are never felt. With subtle changes we get awesome results.
I first studied homeopathy because I was told the
remedies were "energetic". I was initially curious
but I became completely convinced when my own
migraine headaches were "cured" by homeopathy.
As I learned more I could envision homeopathy
complementing acupuncture. Sometimes cases
will respond to one system better or more
efficiently than to the other . I have explored several
styles of homeopathy and now practice the
Sensation Style because it is extremely effective.
I'm happy to offer this modality to my clients.
Getting well completely and in the shortest amount of time is the ideal situation. If that improvement can also encompass easing the mind, soothing the nerves and generally improved resilience, all the better!