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Basically we are animals. We are part of nature and our lives should be in harmony with the turning of the seasons. We can learn a lot by observing what is happening outside. Think about the inherent wisdom of animals and how they build up their reserves in the fall to get through the winter – the squirrel
Thanks to the modern miracle of Western medicine there are imaging tests that allow us to see the bones and assess if a person has osteoporosis. And thanks to the holistic methods of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there are many potent tools to help us build healthy bones.
If you have been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis
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
We’ve all heard of and maybe even experienced a sprain or a strain. But do you really know the difference? A sprain is defined as a stretch or tear of a ligament. A strain, on the other hand, is defined as an injury to a muscle or tendon. Sprains can result from a fall, a sudden twist or a
Taking Advil before exercise or going home to ice your knees after exercise may be a common practice but it should not be considered “normal” and in fact can cause other problems that you want to avoid!
I’m going to focus on ways to get rid of aches and pains and I’d like to show you some other choices that