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Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture

Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture Treatment

Yes, acupuncture treats more than your main complaint… There are Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture Treatment During an initial session of acupuncture, acupuncturists typically begin with an extensive health evaluation that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to identify and treat […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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acupuncture instead of opioids

Why Acupuncture instead of Opioids?

Why not Acupuncture instead of Opioids? Six acupuncture organizations have put together a white paper referencing the important values of acupuncture as a safe and choice alternative to opioid based pain medication for pain relief. White Paper titled: Acupuncture’s Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Care Availability for Acupuncture as a Primary, […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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Five Element Body Type

Traditional Eating Habits to Support Your Five Element Body Types

Are You Eating Right for Your Five Element Body Type? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years, views the body differently than modern medicine. Traditional Chinese dietary principles are influenced by the Five Element body types – wood, fire, earth, metal and water. When the body is […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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How to Exercise Weak Joints Safely

If you have joint problems like arthritis, herniated discs, instability you’ll learn in this video some simple suggestions to strengthen those joints and keep you moving in a safe and health yway. How to Exercise Weak Joints Safely – Especially for Arthritis Type Conditions Main Points: Avoid moving the joint under heavy weight or with […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day Oct 24 2017

Celebrate by Sharing Your story for AOM Day – Oct 24

AOM Day – Oct 24, 2017 Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day Celebrate by sharing your story – help increase awareness on AOM Day / Oct 24 We need more natural solutions to feel our best in health. Haven’t tried AOM? Let me know if you have any questions. Let’s talk about it. Leave a comment […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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As An Acupuncturist Do You Needle Yourself?

As An Acupuncturists, Do You Needle Yourself? Patients often ask if I needle myself. View the video to hear my answer. I share some insights on different levels of self-care that I practice. It’s not all just talk… I try my best to walk the walk. http://NaturesHealing.info Welcome to my new video series where I […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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Insights on Optimizing Diet and Digestion Naturally

Sharing some insights on Diet and Digestion Sharing a personal story on detoxing and optimizing diet and digestion for greater health naturally? This video series offers insights on health to help you feel your best naturally – http://NaturesHealing.info About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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Referrals Appreciated

Referrals are Appreciated! People find my services by word of mouth. Help spread the word! I am never too busy to help your family & friends with their concerning health issues. Email and share on Facebook, LinkedIn and google+ Best wishes in health! Dr Chris About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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fat does not make you fat

Fat Does Not Make You Fat – Diet Advice on Fat

Here’s the highlights of a great article for diet advice on fat to check out: Eating fat does not make you fat. Saturated fat does not cause heart disease. It is likely protective. Processed foods labeled ‘low fat,’ ‘lite,’ ‘low cholesterol,’ or ‘proven to lower cholesterol’ should be avoided. Limit starchy and refined carbohydrates to […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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electroacupuncture relieves pain

Electroacupuncture Relieves Pain by Releasing Stem Cells says 2017 Study

New 2017 Study says Electroacupuncture Relieves Pain and promotes tissue repair by Releasing Stem Cells Study Summary: A new study demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pain. The findings provide the most comprehensive picture yet of how electroacupuncture stimulates the brain to facilitate the release […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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