TREATING YOUR HEALTH… NATURALLY!

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his (or her) patients in the care of the human frame, in proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas Edison

Acupuncture

(Diplomate of Acupuncture)

ATC / Sports Medicine

(athletic training/whole body health)

Functional Nutrition

(wellness & food therapy)

Acupuncture In Iowa City

Laura McCoy, MS, L.Ac., ATC

“To help the whole person,
you must be able to see the whole person.”

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Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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