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Tai Chi has been a long time on-and-off source of exercise for me over the last twenty years. As I approached my early seventies and faced my osteoporosis issues along with several fractures resulting from trip-and-fall events, I started taking it more seriously. Among several medically integrative strategies to deal with my condition, I sought out Dr. Che’s help with acupuncture for my general well being and energy balancing. She also added TaiChi to my healing home practice regimen. More... Read more »
I was infected with COVID-19 and diagnosed in mid-March, 2020. After two weeks of hard struggle [in quarantine], I finally passed the dangerous period. However, both lungs had been infected and it felt rather hard to recover. Every day I was very weak, often with chest tightness and difficult breathing; my back was especially painful. In the meantime, my friend recommended me to use Dr. Che’s Eight Acupoint prescription. I do not know anything about traditional Chinese medicine, and I... Read more »
I had shoulder pain that wouldn’t go away. The third needle into my first session my sinses cleared up. I have had a lifetime issue with my breathing. I am now able to breathe through my nose and actually get a good breathe of air. The other positives is that during the session energy runs through my entire body and when I am finished my body feels lighter, stronger, cleaner and more balanced.
Stephen W.I have a voice again! While I still sounds a bit like Kermit, the fact that I can talk above a whisper is awesome. I’m also enjoying being able to actually eat without crying for the first time in 3 days. Thank you for the acupuncture treatment today! Thank you to PBN member Dr. Xia Che who managed to fit me into her busy schedule today and provide some relief from my tonsillitis! Such compassion and knowledge! I... Read more »
This is amy first time approaching traditional Chinese whole body healing to health. And my goodness for the first One visit it was a cheerful and exciting experience that affected my whole body. I felt no similar pain to the folowing problems that I had before the threatment began (neck and back pain o-wee, chest pain tight, and weight gain. Well, I can promise you this that 2 out of 3 are on its way out of my body for good.... Read more »
I was diagnosed with frozen shoulder I had constant severe pain with any movement of my left arm. I was not able to sleep due to pain. I don’t tolerate pain medication due to nausea and frankly they make me feel worse. I had physical therapy, a cortisone injection with no relief. On my first visit with Dr. Che and her assistant practitioner here in Torrance I had pain relief. After my first visit I was able to sleep and... Read more »
My daughter who is 12 years old and has been suffering from chronic pain from swelling of the joints for 10 years. She has had many anti-inflamatories from western medicine doctors. It help with the swelling but then my daughter would have the fatigue and not feeling well from the Remicade infusions and the Methletrixate shots. I would try and find non invasive treatments to help with the side effects. My daughter, said she didn’t want to do the medications... Read more »
In ONE visit with Dr. Che, the neck pain was completely Prior to starting my acupuncture treatment with Dr. Che, I had chronic neck pain that 2 chiropractors, spine specialists, physical therapists and massage for over 10 years with no significant relief. eliminated. Even after taking a 2 week break shortly after starting treatment, my neck pain has not returned.
I also have developed a significant pain around the psoas/Quadratus lumborum region that no one has been able to “fix”... Read more »
I am a person who suffers from extreme IBS and nausea, when i first started working with Dr. Che i was hardly able to eat, my stomach was hurting 24/7, everything i ate (100% of food) made me sick, even just the smell. my quality of life was at a all time low. on our first meeting she sat me down and explained to me why i was having these problems, and what we were going to do to treat... Read more »
钟丽华， 女， 55岁。自2009年始，晚上睡觉至夜半时，被手指头末端发痒弄醒，以后日渐严重。起初以为是皮肤感染所致，于是自行用杀菌消炎的外用药膏涂抹治疗。涂药前期，还能有清凉止痒的功效，到后期，效果越来越差，病情越来越严重，经常由于严重瘙痒，以致无法入睡。后又怀疑是皮肤过敏，用抗过敏药治疗，仍然没效果。之后发展成十指末端都瘙痒，掉皮屑，表皮变硬，开裂，出血，新皮长出，又发痒。如此周而复始的循环。曾先后在深圳和广州的医院诊治，被诊断为洗涤剂过敏，采用激光治疗，中药汤药浸泡疗法及外用药膏涂敷等，均没有疗效。后来又找广州五代中医世家的传人求治，他也认为是洗涤剂过敏，并要求使用他自制的秘方膏药，每晚临睡前涂敷，并要戴手套保持药性。经用完他的秘制膏药后，还是没有效果。同时，钟丽华还长期有便秘及不规律周期性口腔溃疡的问题。在接受车霞医师的诊疗处方后，经服用中成药一个疗程（三个月）后，手指瘙痒的病情已经明显好转，表现在手指头瘙痒的数量及部位和面积在减少，瘙痒的时间间隔也在延长，瘙痒的程度也在减轻，已完全没有因手指头瘙痒而影响睡眠的情况发生。便秘问题和口腔溃疡问题也大大好转，疗效显著。现正进入第二个疗程治疗。由网上查询得知，患有此种所谓洗涤剂过敏症的患者不在少数，很多人都无法根治，精神和肢体都饱受痛苦折磨。如今，经车霞医师的诊疗，钟丽华的手指瘙痒症已得到很大的好转和改善。在此，衷 心感谢车霞医师及她的天人合一诊疗法，为广大疑难杂症病患者带来了康复的希望和信心！
钟丽华之夫，梁粤山代 2012年5月28日 Atlanta, Geogia
Li-hua Zhong’s Testimonial(written by her husband Sam Liang) Atlanta,Georgia was last modified: May 29th, 2012 by xia
- • Healthy Choices for a Healthy Spring •
- • Tips and Tricks for a Sparkling Spring •
- • Fitness Routine Spring Cleaning •
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Healthy Choices for a Healthy Spring
After a long cold winter, Spring is a time for renewal and growth. The flowers and trees begin to bloom once again and the grayness of winter transitions to the brightness and warmth of Spring. If you have struggled to keep those New Year’s resolutions going, Spring is a great time for a fresh start with healthy choices. Here are a few tips to keep you and your family healthy and ready to enjoy the longer days of summer that are just around the corner.
Freshen Up Your Fitness Routine
If your fitness routine didn’t get off to a great start in the new year, it might be time to shake things up a bit as you head into Spring. With warmer temperatures and longer days, rethink how you approach your fitness plan and look at it as a chance to have some fun. Sign up for a 5k or join a weekend softball or basketball league. Pickleball and tennis are gaining in popularity across the country as well. And if a team sport isn’t your cup of tea, try hiking, biking or swimming.
Freshen Up Your Diet
Spring fruits and vegetables are coming back into season, so this is a great time to choose unprocessed whole foods rather than those full of sugar and preservatives. Avoid foods with corn syrup, dextrose, and fructose. If you are prone to afternoon snacking, choose raw foods like nuts, carrots, zucchini, or broccoli. Spring fruits and veggies are loaded with fiber, vitamins, and other nutrients so hit that farmer’s market and stock up on the bounty of options.
Freshen Up Your Me Time
Whether single or married, kids or not, it is important to schedule some “me” time and make it a priority, just as you would a doctor’s appointment. And it doesn’t have to be a long time and it doesn’t have to be complicated. It could be something as simple as a morning walk before work with a good cup of coffee in hand. Or it could be a hot soak in the tub with a glass of wine and a good book. Or it could be time spent in the garden after a long day of sitting at your desk. And if you try something you thought would nourish your soul and it doesn’t, don’t be afraid to try something else.
Freshen Up Your Social Life
Use these longer days to connect with people in your life. Schedule game nights, movie nights, walks, hikes, or happy hours to enjoy time with family and friends. Force yourself to do a digital detox and put down the phone, tablet, or laptop and step away from social media. Other ideas include volunteering, getting involved in a new hobby or sport are great ways to meet people and connect in new communities.
Another great tip is to make sure you are getting enough sleep every night. It is best for adults to get at least seven hours of sleep per night. Establishing all these healthy habits in Spring can set you up for a great summer and beyond.
Tips and Tricks for a Sparkling Spring
For some, Spring cleaning is a productive and anticipated right of passage each year. It’s a time to stock up on essential cleaning and organizational supplies and deep clean the house. For others, it’s a dreaded time to confront the messiness and chaos that can come with a long cold winter. Here are a few tips and tricks to get your Spring cleaning under control and make it less overwhelming.
Make it Manageable
The first tip is to break down your Spring-cleaning chores into more manageable chunks. Set the timer on your phone for 15 minutes and then tackle some simple tasks like dusting open surfaces and ceiling fans, door frames and switch plates, or baseboards. This can help you feel like you are accomplishing something without spending a ton of time. Using microfiber cloths and mops can help you pick up dust in a flash.
Make Your Own Cleaning Solution
If the chemicals in store bought cleaners concern you, make your own natural cleaning solution with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Combine the following ingredients in a spray bottle and shake it well:
- ¾ cup of water
- ¾ cup of rubbing alcohol
- 5 to 10 drops of peppermint, lemon, or orange essential oils
- 1 squirt of natural dish soap
Once your mixture is complete, spray on to surfaces and wipe with a clean cloth.
Keep Your Shower Clean
One easy way to keep your shower clean is to keep supplies in there so you can clean while you are in the shower. Keep a squeegee in the shower so you can wipe down the walls. Keep a spray bottle or dish wand with equal parts dish soap and vinegar in the shower to scrub things down and keep the potential mess under control.
If your favorite coffee or tea mug is embarrassingly stained, use a little baking soda to make them like new. Fill the mugs with one part baking soda and two parts water. Then let it sit overnight and in the morning clean it out with a sponge.
Use the Right Tools
There are lots of tools to help you clean the toilet quickly and without getting too close to the mess. There are also some great tools to help you clean your blinds and windows. When the days get longer and sunnier, you want to open the blinds and windows, right? And that’s when you notice the dust on the blinds and smudges on the windows. Use tools that help you dust multiple blinds at once. And there are tools to help you tackle those hard-to-reach corners and tall windows.
Tips and tools abound to help you get your living space sparkling clean for Spring and beyond so take advantage of what’s out there and tackle what you can in small bites and before you know it, your house will be a place of refuge and comfort.
Fitness Routine Spring Cleaning
With warmer temperatures and longer days, it’s time to evaluate your fitness routine and give it a Spring overhaul. While we might find comfort in being creatures of habit, it’s important to frequently switch up your fitness routine for a few different reasons. One reason is to avoid hitting a fitness plateau. But how do you know when it’s time for a change? If any of the following apply to you, it might be time to freshen things up.
If your routine brings with it a sense of dread, it might be time to try something new. If you stop seeing results and you aren’t making any forward progress, then it’s time to make a change. If you feel unusually tired rather than energized after your routine and you watch the clock to count down the minutes, then you definitely need to switch things up.
Evaluation is Key
Before you just change everything up, make sure to take some time and evaluate your routine and how it relates to your fitness goals. Does your current routine challenge you? Do you look forward to your workouts or dread them? With Spring here, there are lots of options to explore to help you switch up your routine.
The first thing you can take advantage of with longer days and warmer temperatures is to take your workout outside. Sometimes a simple change in scenery is all it takes to snap out of a dull routine. Some cities offer classes in the park like yoga or aerobics or even an early morning fitness boot camp.
You also might consider registering for a running club or just register for a 5k or hiking challenge. And with longer days, you can get up earlier to work out before your day fully begins. And add a little variety to your routine by including some free weights, resistance bands, or Kettlebells. Sometimes, a new pair of shoes or yoga pants can provide just the right amount of motivation.
And if none of that works to infuse a little energy into your fitness routine, try a new class or take a lesson. Group fitness classes can provide you with a connection to a new community and new forms of movement. Take a golf or tennis lesson with family and friends. This can also be a way to get your friend group or family out for some fresh air and activity.
Whatever you decide to do, make sure that you enjoy it. If you dread your workout, then you aren’t going to reach your goals or enjoy the journey. If something isn’t working, don’t be afraid to try something new. Everyone’s routine and goals are different and as individualized as you are. Find the formula that works for you and don’t be afraid to make adjustments along the way.