Articles & Reviews

Why Ice Delays Recovery

This fascinating article rebukes the "RICE" standard (rest, ice, compression and elevation) and will help you understand why we do not encourage icing injuries

Why Ice Delays Recov…  

Flavor Nature Herbalism

Greatly influenced by scientific terminology and research, today supplements, super foods and herbs are prescribed for chemical components, symptoms and disease names. This modern perspective greatly differs from classical Chinese herbal theory.  In contrast, the Huang Di Nei Jing, a seminal t…  

Patient Reviews

"The Alternative Clinic is much more than Acupuncture. It is a multi dimensional approach of specific herbal prescriptions, bodywork, and Acupuncture."

• "My 4 experiences at the clinic were outstanding. I always felt that the practitioner took the time and really listened to what I was s…  

What is Tangible Medicine

Coined by Andrew Nugent-Head in response to the esoteric perspectives of Chinese medicine in the west, The Alternative Clinic focuses on tangible, effective results for patients and practical, relevant training for licensed practitioners.  To read more about Tangible…  

The Evolution of Chinese Medicine

While Chinese medicine began 2,400 years ago, the acupuncture and herbology taught in the People’s Republic of China today is dramatically different from its traditional practice. The last 150 years have had a greater impact on its evolution than at any other time i…  

Herbalism: a Classical Perspective

Today's herbal paradigm is largely influenced by western science, applying herbs for disease names and chemical components.  This is not the foundation of how herbs were applied by great scholars of Chinese medicine for thousands of years.  JulieAnn Nugent-Head work…  


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