P4 Ep. 7: Cara Frank Pt. 2

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In this episode…

Chad Bong Interviews Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Cara Frank


Cara Frank is a practitioner and teacher of acupuncture and herbology. She is the founder and owner of China Herb Company, the first mail ordering compounding  Chinese herbal dispensary in the United States. Cara is the author of the new book TCM Case Studies: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders .  In part 2 of her discussion with Chad, Cara continues her conversation on sports injuries, treating an athlete’s constitution, and advice for new acupuncturists/herbalist.

This is part 2 of 2 episodes.


China Herb Company

China Herb Company Facebook

Six Fishes Chinese Medicine

TCM Case Studies: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders

5 Element TCM Supply Company

Show Notes

  • Chad Intro (0:33)
  • Chronic Sports Injuries Continued (1:20)
  • Treatment Planning/Supporting Constitution For Athletes (7:54)
    • Overexercising (Depleting Yin and Yang) (11:14)
  • Treating Allergies and Colds During Training (16:44)
  • Case Study Sports Injury: DeQuervain’s Syndrome/Upper Crossed Syndrome (25:29)
  • Pre/Post-Surgery Herbs (38:03)
  • Post-Surgery Acupuncture (41:44)
  • The Dangers of Smoothies (42:50)
  • Cara’s Words of Wisdom for Starting a Business (45:31)
  • The Importance of Specialization (47:05)
  • Cara’s Plugs (50:10)
  • Closing (54:08)
  • Alex Outro (54:31)