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Health Tips for Kids – Sleeping in Your Own Bed

Are you sleeping in your own bed? I’ve seen parents on the fence about whether to let their children sleep with them or have them sleeping in their own bed. Of course, getting sleep is a priority for health and any disruptions need to be limited but I think there can be special exceptions that […]

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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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boo boo kisses and band-aids

Health Tips for Kids – Boo Boo Kisses and Band-Aids

Boo Boo Kisses and Band-Aids are comforting and help form great family bonds. Here’s a fun tip! There are important moments that strengthen the bonds between parents and their children. Sometimes though, these important moments are overlooked and disregarded because there are so many other apparently important things to focus on in our stressful, fast-pace […]

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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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cancer survivors wanted

Cancer Survivors Wanted for Study

Cancer Survivors Wanted for Study on Well-Being The Vitality Project / Sponsors are Lifespan and Brown Women between ages 18 and 70 may be eligible. 10 weeks of classes on different wellness practices in Fall 2017 You will be compensated for your participation Call 401-863-6272 Email: cancersurvivor@lifespan.org SPREAD THE WORD! / Post the photo below […]

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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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Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

New Title! Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Rhode Island

There has been a change for the professional title of acupuncture in Rhode Island. The professional title of an acupuncturist practicing in Rhode Island was “Doctor of Acupuncture (DA)”. This has changed. Legislation and the Department of Health have updated the title to be “Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine” (DAOM). Trained DAOM’s offer a […]

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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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FDA Recommends Doctors Get Info About Acupuncture

FDA Recommends Doctors Get Info About Acupuncture

FDA Recommends Doctors Get Info About Acupuncture and Other Alternative Therapies for Pain “The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain. The guidelines now recommend that doctors get information about chiropractic care and acupuncture as therapies that might help patients avoid prescription opioids.” Read more here About Christopher […]

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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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stress and chronic pain

Stress and Chronic Pain

A Link between Stress and Chronic Pain? Could stress be a factor in prolonging the chronic pain cycle? Chronic pain can be a sign that the body’s natural ability to restore and maintain health is being drained or blocked. Physical stress obviously can lead to pain but what about mental stress? Mental emotional stress 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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The Golden Rule and Encouragement

Health Tips for Kids – The Golden Rule and Encouragement

Do you remember the Golden Rule? Being a parent is such an important job. I believe parents are the most important pillars of support for a healthy society. Parents are responsible for raising the next generation. And having a Golden Rule or something to guide their parenting is healthful. It’s an awesome responsibility to be […]

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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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emotions and chronic pain

Emotions and Chronic Pain

Is There a Connection between Emotions and Chronic Pain? When we can’t find answers to chronic pain from conventional medicine, wouldn’t you say we need to find an alternative? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) says a lot about the connections between emotions and chronic pain. TCM defines emotional imbalances as a common source for many health […]

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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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appetite changes after a stomach bug health tips

Health Tips for Kids – Appetite Changes after a Stomach bug

Have you ever noticed your appetite changes after a stomach bug? Stomach bugs are terrible. I‘ve seen my kids projectile vomit across the room with diarrhea at the same time! That freaked me out! I thought they were possessed and in a way they were possessed. I have notice long term appetite changes after a […]

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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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the fox and the tiger - health tips for kids

Health Tips for Kids – The Fox and the Tiger

Ever hear the fable about the Fox and the Tiger? I love children’s stories because they often have a great message. There is a Chinese story called The Fox and The Tiger. It’s a story about how a fox exploits a tiger’s might. I’ll paraphrase the story here; One day a tiger was hunting. The […]

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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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