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Dr. East Phillips

Combining Aromatherapy with Acupuncture – it Makes Science and Scents

Acupuncture and aromatherapy are two individual modalities that have been used for thousands of years to successfully treat a gamut of conditions and diseases. But what happens when they are combined together in one treatment? Is the treatment session more effective? Is there no difference at all? Does it merely increase patient satisfaction and comfort?

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Practice Strategy
Dr. East Phillips

Incorporating Aromatherapy into Your Practice

Like Chinese Medicine, aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. Ancient cultures from all over the world have used various forms of aromatherapy ranging from the burning of incense to utilizing the extracted oils from various plants, herbs and flowers. These ancestors used aromatherapy because they understood the healing properties of essential oils and

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Practice Strategy
Dr. East Phillips

The Art of Practice – 6 Simple Ways to Spice Up Your Practice

Over the course of 15+ years of private practice I have realized that there truly is an art to being a continuously successful and completely fulfilled practitioner. Sometimes we get burned out. Sometimes our patients get bored with the same treatment every time they come in. Sometimes we get a patient that our traditional treatments

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Practice Strategy
Dr. East Phillips

COPE: A Strategy for Turning Burnout into Breakthrough

You’re driving down the road, and your check engine light comes on. “Hmm, that’s strange,” you might say to yourself. What do you do? If you’re like most of us, you probably just ignore it. Maybe it will go away, right? Then you start to hear some weird noises coming from your engine. Clonk, bonk, rattle,

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