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Licorice Sticks

Licorice is one of the most widely used herbs in the world, and likely the most commonly used herb in Chinese medicine today. Why is this? Well, simply put, it’s a very likable herb. Licorice is like the person you

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POCA Fest!

This month, CAC’s acupuncturist, Seth, & office manager, Hannah, traveled to beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida for the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) yearly 3-day conference. POCA is the organization behind the creation and support of community acupuncture clinics, including City Acupuncture

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CAC Lecture: Introduction to Chinese Medicine

Have you ever wondered how acupuncture works? Or how this ancient healing modality has survived for thousands of years and remains as popular and as effective as ever? This Sunday, JoseLo Gutierrez L.Ac., will be holding a lecture at EPIC YOGA  (up the street from

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Hiring New Acupuncturist!

      DC Licensed Acupuncturist wanted! We provide top quality community acupuncture care to a vibrant, multi-diverse population in downtown DC. Our clinic requires a flexible practitioner who is quick on their feet, sharp in mind and open at heart,

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Chinese Medicine Course in Cuernavaca

Our most recent intensive 40 hr course about Chinese medicine in Cuernavaca Mexico was lots of fun and a great success! We learned about the law of the 5 elements and the theory of yin yang applied to acupuncture –

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Happy Year of the Fire Rooster!

Happy Chinese New Year! We are beginning the year of the Fire Rooster according to Chinese astrology and the start of Spring has begun! It may not feel like spring outside, but see if you can be aware of a

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Healthy Digestion

This Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks to our bodies for digesting our food day in and day out. Many people struggle with bloating, indigestion, acid reflux, constipation, and diarrhea. How can we ease our digestion and help us have less pain? During

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Stop Icing

We often hear from patients that they are icing their sore muscles or injuries. Many doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, and other medical professions recommend the use of ice for just about any injury. So the following point may come as

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Cupping: The Olympic Treatment

FamousDC came to City Acupuncture Circle to try out cupping! Watch below to see JoseLo give a demonstration of various types of cupping techniques at our clinic. Come in to try out it out — cupping treats muscle tension, swelling, and

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Acupuncture for All People

As a community acupuncture clinic, we are committed to a mission of health and social justice. We strive to give the best care to the most amount of people possible, regardless of age, gender, or race. The gold standard for

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