Stress…Is it Stressing You?

When I ask people if they’re stressed it’s sort of a loaded question.  Either people say yes because they are feeling very anxious, nervous, angry, or are experiencing insomnia.  But some people claim to be fine and are just dealing with life stuff like everyone.  I also talk to those people that say they only […]

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Pain… I thought I might chime in on this subject.  I was recently reading a newsletter that had some pretty interesting quotes.  Check this out… Globally, 1 out of 10 people suffer from lower back pain.  It’s also the number 1 cause of job disability worldwide. In the US, back pain accounts for 10% […]

Acupuncture In The News

This week I’m bringing you some new acupuncture in the news studies that have been released.  These are all common conditions that affect millions of people everyday. First up… Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis New research indicates acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for heel pain.  Pain on the back of the heel often […]

Acupuncture & Weight Loss

No matter what people come to see me for they always ask if acupuncture can help them to lose weight.  That’s almost a given. My answer is always yes and no. First off, there is no “Fat Gland” point to needle that will automatically cause you to lose 20lbs!  If there was, I would have […]

Constipation… Yes, I said it!

Constipation is a problem for most people.  Even when people come in to get treatments for back pain or migraines, most people also, reluctantly, admit to a constipation problem.  But, there are many that won’t admit to a constipation issue because they go every two or three days and say, well that’s normal for them.  […]

10 Steps to an Anti-Aging Lifestyle

A couple of weeks ago I published an article on anti-aging and our most popular “Ager,” SUGAR.  It was extremely popular and I got a lot of feedback on it, so I decided to put together a list of 10 things we can start doing, besides reducing our sugar intake, that will help to slow the […]

Catching A Cold?

Well, it’s that time a year again when everyone is catching a cold.  Often times during this time of year it’s easy for a cold to turn into Bronchitis or Pneumonia.  Don’t let this happen to you! Two things tend to happen here.  Either you call to cancel your appointment because you have a cold […]

Acupuncture News

I haven’t done an acupuncture news post for a few weeks and there are quite a few new studies that have come out.  Plus, the White House gave an official response to the petition submitted requesting that Acupuncture be covered under the Social Security Act & Medicare.  This is one of the biggest questions that […]

Workout Rescue! Take the Pain out of Your Workout

Alright, so I know you all have seen the pictures floating around comparing what the gym looks like in December compared to what it looks like in January! When January rolls around people are full of resolution & drive to get fit in the new year.   The first thing that happens is that you wake up so […]

Acupuncture News

Good stuff in Acupuncture News this month.  I have attached two links for you to explore. The first link is a short, very short, video by Marlo Thomas.  Marlo has a web series on health for the Huffington Post. In this clip she interviews Dr. Oz on acupuncture.  One of her viewers wrote in asking […]

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