Anxiety presents in many shapes and sizes. It might present as general over worry, or nervousness and fear in social settings, or questioning of self worth and full blown panic attacks. And when any of these symptoms start interfering with your daily quality of life, it is worth addressing. Traditional Chinese medicine, through acupuncture and[…]
For many people, the thought of taking Chinese herbs seems foreign and mysterious. But did you know that several herbs that have been used medicinally for thousands of years can be found right inside your kitchen? Ginger– Ginger is known as sheng jiang. It is a warm and spicy herb that is used to “release[…]
If you are struggling with fertility, you may have heard about and/or considered acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). TCM is a popular alternative therapy for treating fertility. And for good reasons too! It offers an affordable and effective way to improve your chances for conception. While getting pregnant may seem like a simple, natural,[…]
Please watch this informative video that Dr. Tavenner has produced on flexibility and stretching. Here he discusses who should and shouldn’t stretch, and how stretching can help/hinder you.
If your having pain near the joint of your big toe, then you may be suffering from a Bunion. Bunions are a common condition that I see in my practice and depending on the person, they can be a significant source of foot pain. The most common type of Bunion involves the joint of your[…]
I know what your asking yourself, “Isn’t Dr. Tavenner being a little dramatic right now? How can my posture affect my longevity?” Well, if you have not actually done any research about this topic, which I’m sure 99% of you haven’t, then yes I could see how this may seem a little outlandish. However, the[…]