- Marianne Benforado L.Ac. Dipl.OM
Acupuncture Services630 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Ever had one of those days or weeks where you just can’t pull yourself out of bed in the morning? Or perhaps you just can’t say “No!” to the dessert tray. Regardless of the activity, willpower is what keeps some people disciplined. But it doesn’t make you a bad person if you have dessert with every meal, buy
I will be out of the office for a few days and attending a seminar focused on orthopedic acupuncture for athletes. Modules include:
Functional approaches to Concussion Recovery Acupuncture treatments for Athletic Performance A Contrarian Approach to Low Back Pain Foot Over-Pronation and Its Relationship to Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injuries
I’m excited to see my colleagues and learn some
During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.
There is a large variety of meditation to choose from. It isn’t all just sitting cross-legged with your eyes shut. Let’s explore types of meditation.
Types of meditation include Buddhist practices, transcendental, zen, mantra, chakra, sound, guided and active. How can someone choose where to start? Think about the type of person you are overall, the amount of
Most of us have experienced fatigue at some point. Fatigue can be caused by stress, overwork, depression, or grief. It may be a malfunction in one of the body’s systems. Low thyroid and heart issues are common causes. If fatigue is prolonged, go to your Western medical doctor to get a blood test and rule out a physiological cause.