Herbal Supplements:  Are they safe? Do they work?

Herbal Supplements: Are they safe? Do they work?

We live in a current environment where “medicine” can be toxic, habit forming and filled with undesired side effects. This is especially prominent when it comes to the treatment of chronic illness and has sparked a huge demand for more natural, plant based medicines. The market has responded to this demand in both positive and […]

Chinese Herbs

Chinese Herbs

Colorado Restorative Acupuncture and its sister company, Xian Herbs LLC, have been researching and developing three unique herbal products over the past 5 years. We are very happy to announce that these products are now available for over-the-counter purchase at our office location. Previously, all herbal products were only available by prescription, which meant you […]

Food Sensitivity Blood Test

Food Sensitivity Blood Test

This new diagnostic test is a fantastic addition to our office and our mission of creating total-body wellness. The food sensitivity blood test is a diagnostic by EverlyWell. The test involves a simple finger-prick blood sample, that is performed in our office.  It will test for 96 individual, commonly-consumed foods. An extended test of an […]

Thermal Imaging

Thermal Imaging

We are excited to be utilizing FLIR thermal imaging, a new technological diagnostic device, at Colorado Restorative Acupuncture. We have a thermal camera that only picks up the infrared spectrum, an electromagnetic wavelength that is not visible to the naked eye, but can be felt as heat. This camera can detect and document both excessive […]

Muse Neurofeedback

Muse Neurofeedback

Colorado Restorative Acupuncture is introducing meditation training that utilizes a small, portable EEG (electroencephalogram) device and software developed by Muse. This new technology can greatly enhance and accelerate one’s ability to meditate.    Meditation is a practice that can be very time consuming and requires diligence to master, but it results in a wide range […]

An Altered State, Part III

An Altered State, Part III

An Altered State, Part 3 In part one of this series, we discussed the idea of a flow state, in which the prefrontal cortex of the brain turns off and allows other parts of the brain to build connections. In the second part, we discussed how people have achieved these states principally through meditation and […]

An Altered State: Part II

An Altered State: Part II

An Altered State, Part 2 In part one we discussed the benefits of naturally induced altered states of consciousness, and in part two we will talk about common practices used to induce these states. The most common induction method when referring to altering consciousness naturally is meditation. Although one of the oldest and best-known practices, […]

An Altered State: Part One

An Altered State: Part One

Originally featured in Listen, Share, and Be Kind publication. This article will be the first in a three part series discussing the naturally induced, endogenous altered states of consciousness. We will discuss the neurobiology, benefits and methods for inducing such mental states. We all have experienced these altered states. At times they can be as […]

Check Out These Sites:

Check Out These Sites:

There are a large number of sites out there that misinform the public, intentionally or not. Guard your mind, and don’t fall victim to falsities! For the best information out there on acupuncture and health, check out these great resources. I would also recommend reading my piece on The Safety of Herbs and Supplements. Collective […]

The Safety of Herbs and Supplements

The Safety of Herbs and Supplements

Herbal and vitamin supplements have become incredibly popular in recent years as the health benefits are becoming scientifically realized. Many people have found profound relief using herbs and supplements for chronic pain, psychological issues, and digestive problems, just to name a few.