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Is Technology Use Becoming a Pain in Your Neck or Shoulders?

Shoulder Pain is one of the things I work to prevent in my practice. Our lifestyle of sitting hunched forward on our phones makes everything in the front shorten and tighten. This means that a tendon getting tighter and tauter can start pulling on your back muscles or the muscles in the side of the neck. There is essentially a tug of war between the front and back side of the body. It can get really nasty when you throw in some stress, gardening, or extra lifting and one of the muscles around your scapula CRAMPS! OH NO! Suddenly we go from mild discomfort to an extremely painful situation where it’s hard to figure out where to put your arm.

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Time for Your Spring “Health” Cleaning

Spring is a great time to cleanse. Spring affects your Liver. Cleansing should also help your seasonal allergies. A clean diet will dramatically lessen your symptoms and phlegm. I find that all my clients have different budgets and bandwidths for cleansing.  It’s usually a simple conversation to find what works for you based on how crazy your schedule is and what food allergies you have. My main goal for you to do is take action and choose a cleanse and get started now. continue reading »

Healthy Foods for Fall

traditional chinese medicine foods for fall

The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything.

As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to start cutting back on the numerous cooling foods that are consumed during the summer months. Things like raw foods, salads, juices and fruits should be decreased because they can create too much cold in the body, according to traditional Chinese medicine. continue reading »

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain can be as high as 50 percent. Part of this is because as we age, things like muscles and tendons become less flexible and pliable. It is also very well known in the United States, people are too sedentary and this leads to excess weight gain that can create added pressure on the body, especially the low back. continue reading »

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