Scars more than one month old can be treated with acupuncture and herbal medicine. Depending on your scar type and preferences it may involve a combination of acupuncture, moxibustion/moxa (a warming herbal therapy), compresses and other topical applications, cupping, lymphatic massage, or myofascial release. These techniques not only reduce the appearance of scars but also break … Continue reading
Weekly Updates at Prism Integrative Acupuncture
I had a MAJOR cookie craving last night. You know those cravings that just kind of take over your brain so you can't think of anything else? I've been sugar-free for a while now, and I honestly don't even crave sugar anymore (a HUGE change from how I used to feel) so this took me … Continue reading
We’re CLOSED… but not really (great news)!
I hope you and your family are doing well amidst all the craziness happening in the world right now. You probably know by now that we’ve had to close our doors (due to the stay-at-home orders) and I know many of our patients are worried that their care is going to be put on hold. … Continue reading
This Week’s Updates at Prism Integrative Acupuncture
So, I've been doing a lot of zoom calls lately--I'm sure most of you can relate! I set up in my garage (with a sheet behind me to make it look like I'm not, you know, in my garage) so my partner and I wouldn't be on calls at the same time in our very … Continue reading
Happy 3rd Birthday to Prism!
Dear Prism Family, Times being what they are, this is a very bittersweet birthday. I'm sad to not be able to see all of you right now! It's been really heartbreaking to have to close. This is such a challenging time for all of us and a strange time to be celebrating an anniversary, but I … Continue reading
The average American spends 13.3 years doing this…
Most people believe that the home they live in is their biggest and most important investment. Although that may partly be true, your most important investment is REALLY your health and vitality. After all, what’s the point of having a beautiful home if you can barely get out of bed? What does it matter if … Continue reading
Our History as an LGBTQ-Inclusive Practice
Ya'll, it's so amazing to reread this article right now and remind myself why I'm doing this work, and also heartbreaking that I can't do this work right now because of the COVID-19 shut down orders. 😫 If you missed the article the first time around, check it out! I am featured along with several … Continue reading
10 Essentials for Surviving Endometriosis
From natural pain relievers to digestive aids to pelvic pain cushions, find everything you need to manage endometriosis and endo belly and live pain-free!
How My Endometriosis Has Made Me A Better Provider for Trans Patients
Trans women can have endometriosis too, especially if they're taking estrogen HRT. Cisgender men taking estrogen for prostate cancer can get endometriosis too!
Why I Love Acupuncture, and You Should Too
Acupuncture helps you sleep better, improve your digestion, have more energy, a better sex life, and live pain free!
Best Supplements and Herbs for Surgical Recovery
What Herbs and Supplements Help with Gender Affirming Surgery Preparation and Healing? When preparing for your gender-affirming surgery, there are many natural remedies and supplements to speed healing and make your recovery more comfortable. Knowing what to take, and when to take it is important. Always check with your doctor and/or surgeon before taking any … Continue reading
Can You Exercise After Gender Affirming Surgeries?
Today, we’re breaking down what types of exercise you can incorporate into your recovery routine and how they can help your body feel its best after gender affirming surgery.
Top Nutrition Tips for Successful Surgical Recovery
We all know to prepare foods ahead of time or have friends drop off meals since meal prep after surgery is difficult. But did you know that there are certain foods that can actually help you recover faster and have less post-surgical side effects? Tips: Use a google calendar or care calendar like lotsahelpinghands to … Continue reading