Dr. Sanjay Reddy, MD, FACP, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF, provides a brief introduction to acupuncture. He explores the “eastern” concepts of health and gives an overview of the applications of acupuncture to pain. He also looks at herbal supplements, exercise, mediation and other ways to help manage pain.
UCSF Psychiatry Professor Emeritus Paul Ekman, PhD, and UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Fellow Eve Ekman, PhD, discuss their recent work creating the Atlas of Emotions, an online tool to help convey the spectrum of emotion visually, at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. The atlas was inspired by a series of conversations between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman.
How does mindfulness and meditation improve health? Helen Weng, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, explains that training our internal mental lives can have positive effects on our minds, health, and relationships.
Recorded as part of the series Integrative Medicine and Mindfulness: From the Monastery to Modern Medical Practice.
Dr. Helene Langevin visits UCSF, presenting on the importance of connective tissue in the body and its link to the immune system. She talks about recent findings on the effects of stretching on inflammation and fibrosis and the the relevance of these findings to chronic pain and cancer. Dr. Langevin is the director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, Osher Clinical Center
Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Hanser, Chair of the Music Therapy Department at Berklee College of Music. She is joined by discussant, Dr. Robert Saper, Founder and director of the Boston Medical Center Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Disparities.