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Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist

Silver Spring, Maryland
I am an acupuncturist and massage therapist in Silver Spring, MD.
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Winter & Kidney Energy by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body When one thinks of Chinese medicine or acupuncture the first thing that usually comes to mind is qi. Qi is loosely translated in English as energy and these are the term ... Read on »
Low Back Pain by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Ouch! Oh No I can't stand up! I can't move!!!! What happened to my low back? It was fine just a minute ago. This scenario sound familiar to you? If it does, there are tw ... Read on »
Stress and You by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Let me ask you something; what is the one thing in your life you could have less of and be a much happier person? If you said stress, you were right. I'll have you know, ... Read on »
Rainy Days & Mondays Always Bother My Arthritis by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body You know the song; Rainy Days & Mondays Always Get Me Down, come on now sing along. Anyway it is another rainy day here in Silver Spring and many of you are probably thi ... Read on »
Essentials of Chinese Nutrition by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Just last night I was discussing the topic of nutrition with a patient. This is a subject that comes up repeatedly during treatment sessions. It comes up because I ask a ... Read on »
Upper Back Pain by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Upper back pain and stiffness is a common problem in today's world. How many hours a day do you sit in front of your computer? Four, five, six hours a day? What position ... Read on »
What the Heck is Gua Sha? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I would like to introduce you to a term that many people have never heard of Gua Sha. What is Gua Sha (pronounced Gua sa)? Well Arya Neilson the premier practitione ... Read on »
Stress and You II by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body A colleague of mine just told me about a wonderful thing she did for herself. She went on a spiritual retreat. It was not with a revival group or anything like that. It ... Read on »
Stress and You by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Let me ask you something; what is the one thing in your life you could have less of and be a much happier person? If you said stress, you were right. I'll have you know, ... Read on »
The $895.00 Pain Reliever - Want One? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Recently arrived in the mail was a newsletter from some institute in California promoting a new wonder cure for back pain. It trumpeted something called the Infratonic s ... Read on »
Back Surgery - What Should I do? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Someone just today asked me about back surgery and what I think of it. Well lets start off by saying that I am not a medical doctor and can't give medical advice. But I ... Read on »
Who's Afraid of Acupuncture? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Not me, I don't want acupuncture. I am afraid of needles. Can you hear yourself talking? I have met many people who have expressed this sentiment to me. Some of these pe ... Read on »
The Three Legs of Chinese Medicine by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Chinese medicine is said to stand on three legs namely, Acupuncture, Herbs and body work/Massage. Exercise is also very important, so activities like walking, qi gung or ... Read on »
Cancer Care II by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Previously I wrote about two patients of mine whom I have treated. I would like to write an update on one of them today. I pick one not because the other is not doing we ... Read on »
Cancer Care by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body " I just heard from the Dr. and I have cancer." Are there any scarier words that can be spoken? I have heard these words spoken by my patients. They then asked me, ... Read on »
Acussage - Did you know? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Acussage, is a term I like to use to describe the unique way I combine acupuncture and massage, two very powerful treatment methods to relieve painful muscle spasms and ... Read on »
What flag are you waving? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Who are you? What are you? Are you an illness? Are you a diagnosis? Are you laughing yet? What sort of questions are these you probably asking your computer monitor. Hop ... Read on »
Are you an allergy sufferer? Why? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Late winter and early spring is the beginning of allergy season here in the Washington, DC area. In fact many people to whom I have spoken tell me that they experience a ... Read on »