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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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A Word to the Techie by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Recently I have trying to accomplish some things technical involving my website and the hosting thereof. I am now more than ever enjoying the low-tech world of Chinese M ... 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 w ... Read on »
How Long Will it Take to Get Better? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Here is a question I get a lot. How long do I have to come here to see you? Seems like a simple question? Right? Well the answer is not so simple and when I usually st ... 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 t ... Read on »
Are you getting enough Caffeine? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I just read an article in US News & World Report, in which the subject was caffeine and how much is being consumed by Americans. It said in the article that caffeine is ... Read on »
Sinus Headache & Infection by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body As of late people have been coming in with sinus congestion and infections. Often the primary complaints are of a sinus headache and pressure. Some people are on antibi ... Read on »
Are you an allergy sufferer? Why? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Right now 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 allergies for the fi ... 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. ... Read on »
Long Term Benefits of Acupuncture Testimonial by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Amy from Washington, DC talks about the long term benefits of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. 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 »
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 ... 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 »
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 »
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. I ... Read on »
Spring’s a Comin’ Are You Ready? by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body It is that time of year, time to get your body ready for Spring. I know, I know, it is still Winter, but Spring is a mere four or so weeks away. Chinese medicine is all ... 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 practitioner ... Read on »
Oprah’s Acupuncture Experience by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I don’t know how many of you saw today’s Oprah show, and if you missed it, you missed a good one. By the way I don’t usually watch Oprah, but I saw a promo on the local ... 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 positio ... 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 ab ... 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 thin ... Read on »