Author Archives: debnieters

Red Tongue Tip – What Does It Mean?

Did you know the tongue can reveal quite a bit about what is going on with your health. If the tip of your tongue is redder than the rest of the tongue, this can indicate you are experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety and/or insomnia. Symptoms could include: Over thinking Agitated Uneasy feeling Easy Anger […]
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Insomnia and Acupuncture

Insomnia is when you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia side effects could include – fatigue, mental sluggishness, brain fog, irritability, depression, anxiety, excessive worry, difficulty focusing, and even accidents. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sees insomnia as an imbalance of energies (or Qi) throughout the body. Insomnia can be from Qi Stagnation – […]
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Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Hepatic Hypothesis

Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac, DAOM discusses a case study from his practice of a man who was experiencing chronic cellulitis, delirium tremens, cirrhosis and fatty liver. Hear how the symptoms were presented and treatments given. Dr. John Nieters has been serving the Bay Area community for over 35 years. In his practice at Alameda Acupuncture, […]
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Tai Qi: Separate Left Foot

The next phase of the 24-Tai Qi Series – Separate Left Foot. Dr. John Nieters reviews the previous moves, then demonstrates the Brush Knee and Twist movement. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his […]
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Finding the Right Acupuncturist

Dr. John Nieters was recently interviewed on Holistic Medicine Gurus. Transcript: It is exciting to have Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac., DAOM of Alameda Acupuncture in Alameda, California on our show Holistic Medicine Gurus as Dr. Nieters covers the topic of finding the right acupuncturist in Alameda and the surrounding areas. Dr. John Nieters gives viewers […]
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Tai Qi: Brush Knee & Twist

The next phase of the 24-Tai Qi Series – Brush Knee and Twist. Dr. John Nieters reviews the previous moves, then demonstrates the Brush Knee and Twist movement. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started […]
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Sherlock Holmes comes to Alameda Acupuncture

The Curious Case of the Drunken Teetotaler Doctors are perplexed and a wife doesn’t know what to do when her husband displays erratic behaviors. Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM is often known as the Sherlock Holmes of Acupuncture. Hear an actual case study where his specialized skills are utilized to help this family. Synopsis: Male […]
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Opening Car Door… Tai Qi Style

Did you know you can apply Tai Qi movements to everyday tasks? Dr. John Nieters demonstrates how using your core to open the car door can be effortless and reduce the chance of injury. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and […]
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Tai Qi: The Source of the Force

Dr. John Nieters discusses the the Tai Qi principles on the importance of alignment and applying all movements through the core. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who […]
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Qi Gong Observations

More insight into Qi Gong and ways to practice it throughout your life. How to practice and not stress: Know it will take a long time to learn the Tai Qi set Key is to NOT STRESS! Takes about 4 months, of 2 days a week practice to learn a Tai Qi set Different way […]
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