Thursday, December 31, 2009

2009 Highlight: Dave Goes Cacao Crazy!

Happy New Year's Eve!

Here's a highlight from 2009 that is only now appearing for the first time on this blog!

We made this video for our friend's blog (, and it got a bit silly!

Hope you enjoy it!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Best of 2009: Acupuncture Treats Peripheral Neuropathy

Here we are, inching closer to the end of 2009!

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In 2009, Birch Center acupuncturist Melissa Sokulski became a citizen journalist for Natural News, publishing many articles ranging from medicinal uses of wild edible plants, to benefits of acupuncture on different conditions.

Here is one that was a favorite: Acupuncture Treats Peripheral Neuropathy, first published in Natural News on May 6, 2009:

(NaturalNews) Neuropathy, or Peripheral Neuropathy, is defined as having numbness, tingling or pain in nerves apart from the spine or brain, often in the hands and feet. It is a fairly common symptom, occurring in people with spinal injuries, diabetes, and genetic conditions such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome. Acupuncture can be an effective way to treat these symptoms, bringing energy, life and feeling back into the extremities. (...More)

Thanks so much for reading, and we wish you the happiest of holiday seasons!

Melissa and David Sokulski
Licensed Acupuncturists
The Birch Center for Health
(412) 381-0116

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