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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches can also be
There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.
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
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
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.