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Healthy Bones: A Holistic Approach to Osteoporosis

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

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Sports Acupuncture Alliance Continuing Education seminar

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

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Acupuncture and TCM for Sprains and Strains

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

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Learn Simple Ways to Reduce Aches and Pains

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

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How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a

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