A story about the subtleties of Eastern Medicine vs Western Medicine

Article By Julie Hatch LAc. In her book Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine, Jane Lyttleton writes: “ An old Chinese professor friend of mine once compared the two systems [Western and Eastern medicine] figuratively in the following scenario: Imagine our patient is a round table, which in its disease […]

The Beauty of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Article by Julie Hatch LAc,CRNP Chinese Medicine works so well because it works deep and it gets to the root of any problem. It is not a quick fix that is only temporary. It has long lasting effects. When the underlying cause of a problem is addressed in any condition […]

Spring is the Season of Wood

Article by Julie Hatch The fundamentals of Chinese medicine are based on nature, the seasons, and natural elements. We understand and treat illness based on the elements in nature. In Chinese medicine,spring corresponds with the Wood element. What happens in nature during the springtime? There is new life, new growth, […]

EAST MEETS WEST by Julie Hatch LAc,CRNP

There is knowledge behind western medicine, there is wisdom behind eastern medicine I am often asked how I decided to go from nursing to practicing acupuncture. In short, two things happened about 15 years ago: 1) I tried acupuncture for my pregnancy induced sciatica which was a huge success, and […]

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