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Cold and Flu Season

Though we are on the tail end of an exceptionally mild winter, cold and fluseason has hit Chicago and the North Shore hard. For this reason, we need to remember to take care of ourselves so that we stay well and endure. The … Continue reading

A PCOM Alumnus’ Calling

By Lori Howell, L.Ac., DAOM Fellow When Mark Sobralske graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago and went to Kathmandu to volunteer in an integrative medical clinic, he anticipated gaining acupuncture and herbal medicine experience, deepening his Buddhist meditation practice, … Continue reading

How to Change a Habit

Many times in addition to acupuncture treatment and herbal medicine, I give lifestye advice to improve the health of my patients. In order to counteract any disease or illness, it is necessary to change our habits, in addition to applying … Continue reading

Acupuncture and Sport’s Medicine

I’ve been reading a lot in the news lately about American Olympians who use acupuncture as a part of their training/recovery regimen. Most notably, Amy Acuff, pictured above, a 36 year-old high jumper, attributes much of her success and longevity … Continue reading

Insurance Billing

Mark Sobralske, MS, L.Ac, is now able to bill insurance directly for your acupuncture treatments! If you are a Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO member, and your individual plan covers acupuncture, your treatments with me may be covered. Call or email today and … Continue reading