Dr. Shipe is always learning! Our Office will be closed from Wednesday March 27th – Tuesday April 2nd We will resume our normal office hours on Wednesday April 3rd If you will need any herbal prescriptions or supplements please let us know by Thursday March 21st so that they can be ordered or prepared for
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (a.k.a. IBS, spastic colon or mucus colitis)? IBS is a motility disorder that involves the small and large intestine that is associated with varying degrees of constipation or diarrhea, bloating, abdominal cramping and pain. It is called a functional bowel disorder because in conventional medicine there is no known structural,
What is heart disease? Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) views the Heart as the emperor of China. It is a commanding organ that rules the entire kingdom (body) and it is vital to avoid chaos in function. The Heart based on TCM principles commands the flow of Blood, something that nourishes the whole body. The Heart
Can you treat cancer with traditional Chinese medicine? Cancer has plagued humanity for thousands of years and the Chinese people have not been immune to this scourge. The Chinese physician doesn’t treat the Western defined diagnosis of cancer, rather he views cancer as a blockage or stagnation in the flow of Qi, Blood, and a
What is traditional Chinese medicine? Traditional Chinese medicine is a complete holistic system of natural healing that has existed for more than 2,500 years. There are five main complex branches to ancient Chinese medicine including acupuncture, nutritional therapy, Chinese bodywork (called Tuina), Chinese herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises called Qi gong. The philosophy of traditional
We are excited to announce that beginning February 2018 the Traditional Chinese Healing Blog will be live! We will be covering everything Traditional Chinese medicine has to offer. As well as speaking on relevant health topics and disease states.