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POCA Membership

POCA Membership

POCA is a co-op? What does that mean? Yes!  Although Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture is a locally-owned small business, it has always been a member clinic of POCA (People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture). As a matter of fact, we wouldn’t exist without POCA!  Gururas opened her first community acupuncture clinic in 2007 in southeastern Massachusetts….

Therapeutic Foot Soaks

Therapeutic Foot Soaks

How Important Are Your Feet? Our feet are the foundation of our body, carrying us through our lives, and often don’t get attention until there is a problem. Perhaps a bone spur, a bunion, arthritis, plantar fasciitis, or a sprain, start to slow us down. We can wear shoes that impact our gait, cramp our…

Weight Loss and Acupuncture

Weight Loss and Acupuncture

People often ask if acupuncture can help 
with weight loss. Here’s what we’ve learned. Acupuncture and Weight Management Acupuncture can be a great tool for PAIN management. When you have less pain, you’re more able to be physically active (and you’re more likely to enjoy it). Regular, moderate physical activity can be a huge help…

Street Medic Training

Street Medic Training

When There is No 911: a 4-Day Street Medic Intensive August 3 – 6, 2017 Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Limited space available Sliding Scale Donation: $100-$400 (contact Charly directly if this is a concern, please) To register contact Charly at 828-779-1623 (text) or caurelius1@gmail.com COURSE OVERVIEW Tampa area activists…

Nettles for Health

Nettles for Health

Nettles to Heal Allergies and Inflammation Nettles (Urtica dioica) are a popular herb in traditional Western herbalism, and frequently used to boost immunity and for the abundance of bioavailable minerals stored in its dark leaves. It is important to be able to identify this plant in our yards and when out in the woods for…

Nap Packs: Two Package Deals

Nap Packs: Two Package Deals

Acupuncture Packages Available Saturday, Jul 15 to Monday, Jul 31, 2017 Discount cards… We’ve got ’em! We offer 2! kinds of Nap Pack Specials: the Nap Pass, and our new 3-Pack. Both help you get more acupuncture. Some folks use the special rate as a chance to see what more frequent acupuncture will do for them….

Recipe for Ginger Lemonade

Recipe for Ginger Lemonade

Recipe to quench your summer thirst This recipe is an easy blender drink, speedy to whip up, and yummy! The ginger will make you lightly perspire and help you cool down. Ingredients 1 piece (3 inches or so) fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 cup lemon juice (about 3-4 lemons) 1/3 cup maple syrup 6…

Self Care: 12 Tips Acupuncturists Hope Everyone Remembers

Self Care: 12 Tips Acupuncturists Hope Everyone Remembers

Acupuncture wisdom? It’s really about self care. There are many simple practices that, when committed to, can drastically improve a person’s symptoms and overall quality of life. If only everyone remembered to do them! Now you have them in writing. Acupuncturists from around the country have created a list, responding to the question: “what is one thing…

Top 3 Reasons Folks Get Acupuncture… it begins with a unicorn

Top 3 Reasons Folks Get Acupuncture… it begins with a unicorn

This is the first in a series of blog posts about the most common problems people tell us about when they come for acupuncture The first most common problem is constipation. Forty two million Americans report having constipation, so it’s no surprise we hear about it as often as we do. Constipation is a condition where…

Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies

Spring is here: new beginnings, fresh starts, and spring allergies. For the next six to eight weeks, our blooming trees — oak, cypress and bayberry — created enough pollen in 2002 to put Tampa at the top of the list of the worst towns for bad spring allergies. According to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation things have improved for Tampa’s…

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