I am sometimes asked why I chose the name "Acuity" Acupuncture. Acuity by definition is "sharpness or keenness of thought, vision, or hearing." In Traditional Chinese Medical diagnosis, we rely heavily on the sharpness of our senses to detect signs of particular patterns of disease. Combined with clinical knowledge and practice, we inform an effective approach to treatment. Sharpness of the senses allows us to accurately assess the qualities of the tongue, the pulse, point pa
As long as both have existed, martial arts and healing arts have had an important relationship. The roots and modern branches of these arts may appear separate, but they are deeply connected. This is an essay intended only to introduce aspects of the profound inter-relatedness of martial and healing arts. Coexistence for over 2 millennia has brought about many overlaps, which we will attempt to touch on here.
Old style martial arts training was not just a hobby or casual act