Is New Years Another Groundhog Day?

Is New Years Another Groundhog Day?

It’s that time of year again!

The holidays have snuck up on us and January is right around the corner.
Where did the time go?
The holiday season is one of the most stressful times of the year. The expectations of family members and the formalities of celebration are hardwired into our nervous system.

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Why Did Hillary Clinton Catch Pneumonia?

Why Did Hillary Clinton Catch Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is not just an infection that preys upon presidential candidates. It is a serious illness that can affect people of any age. College professors, stay at home moms, high school students and toddlers alike, can all contract pneumonia. That being said, most healthy people do not catch pneumonia. The major risk factor that increases your chances of catching pneumonia is a weakened immune system, which leaves you more susceptible to viruses and bacterial infections.

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What are the Mysterious Markings on Michael Phelps and other Olympic Athletes?

What are the Mysterious Markings on Michael Phelps and other Olympic Athletes?

Coverage of the summer Olympics in Rio have revealed an ancient Chinese healing practice being used this time by American athletes! The circular markings on these Olympians in Rio are from cupping. Cupping is commonly used in the rehabilitation of athletes in China, Japan, Korea and other Asian countries.

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Addressing the Root cause of Back pain: part 2

Addressing the Root cause of Back pain: part 2

In part two of this Q&A series on back pain, I answer some practical questions about coming in for treatment. If you haven’t read part one, check that out first! When someone comes to see me for back pain, I look at all the different layers of what’s happening with that person. My approach to treating back pain is to identify the patterns where it is coming from.

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Relief for Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain

Relief for Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain

Why are my tight neck and shoulder muscles constantly tight no matter what I do?

For those of you who have experienced acupuncture in my office know that I don’t just treat “muscle” pain, but address the “whole” person and the holding pattern/s that create a negative feedback loop causing so much trouble.

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Headaches: Treatment & Prevention

Headaches: Treatment & Prevention

Several studies have shown that regular acupuncture treatments can not only reduce the frequency of headaches and migraines but also decrease their severity.

Acupuncture can bring relief to the pain experienced with headaches and dramatically reduced the frequency and severity of headaches and migraines.

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