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Chinese medicine and Arthritis

Especially now when the nights are decidedly getting colder is the perfect time for your joints to remind you of their presence.

Knees, hands, shoulders – you name it- often start hurting much more when the weather changes.

In Chinese medicine, this phenomenon is defined as Damp that combines with Cold, which leads to sharp, stabbing pain that gets better with warmth .. sounds familiar?

This type of stagnation is best moves with (Electro) acupuncture to move that Qi & Blood and with lots of warming, Damp clearing, and moving herbs.

Find warming liniments, keep the joints warm and gently ‘unlock’ them every morning.

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