Acupuncture Helps Migraines and Headaches

Acupuncture May Be Cost-Effective Option for Treating Chronic Headache By Jennifer Warner March 15, 2004 — Acupuncture may provide lasting relief from the pain of chronic headaches , such as migraines, according to a new study. Researchers found that compared with standard medical care, acupuncture offers substantial benefits in preventing headaches and improving the quality… Read More »

Cancer and ways to prevent it

Better than a cure Avoid these known cancer triggers to prevent the disease before it starts. By Veronique Desaulniers, DC Cancer statistics are reaching staggering proportions. According to the World Health Organization, 1-in-2 men and 1-in-3 women are destined to develop some form of cancer in their lifetime. And 1-in-8 women are likely to develop… Read More »

Acupuncture and Injury treatment

I have been treating patients with acupuncture for a few years now. I actually love treating patients with acupuncture. It is such a powerful treatment modality, and at times seems like magic. When treating musculo-skeletal ( pulled muscles, chronic back and neck pain, tendinitis, joint and disc inflammation etc) injuries I find that the injured… Read More »

Chiropractic: More Than Just Back Pain

For many, chiropractic care is sought when back pain occurs, but this form of alternative medicine has proven to help far more ailments than what?s noticeable along the spine. Numerous studies have shown that chiropractic care can help with a variety of conditions, from Renal Disease to Leukemia. The following is a more comprehensive list:… Read More »

Why is sitting bad for you?

I have patients on a daily basis that come in and tell me all they do all day is sit but yet they are in pain!!! Why Why Why? Ironic is it not some thing that seems to be very restful is actually bad for us? Let me break it down for you, we are… Read More »

Is Your Chiropractor Using the Active Release Technique?

If you’re thinking about chiropractic care as just spinal manipulation, you’re missing out on the complex nature of chiropractic and the different techniques that are used by a variety of practitioners. Active Release Technique (ART) Overused muscles cause pulls and tears (or accumulation of small tears) that end up being deprived of oxygen. When this… Read More »

A Massage Bed with Four Benefits in One?

It may seem hard to believe that lying on a massage bed can help relieve pain, detox your body, burn calories or even help treat chronic diseases – but it can. Some tout that the Therasage RX 8000s is the greatest message bed ever because it provides patients with an array of benefits commonly associated… Read More »

Detox the Body and Feel Rejuvenated With Far-Infared Heat

There are numerous benefits to massage therapy and the wellness that comes from it can be further enhanced by other health services. Massage therapy is an excellent way to help the body get rid of toxins while providing a sense of well-being and relaxation. Massage therapy is designed to promote wellness by relaxing muscles, restoring… Read More »

Got Back Pain?

According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), nearly 31 million Americans will experience low back pain at any given time. It’s also the most common reason for missing work. Made up of bones, joints, ligaments and muscles, the back if susceptible to pain and injuries, whether it’s sports related or resulting from the simplest movement,… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Type of Massage

With over 160 different types of massage techniques, knowing which is best for you can be daunting. The following are some preferred therapies designed to heal and get you back on track: Massage Therapy (Swedish Massage) A gentle therapy, the Swedish massage uses long, smooth strokes, circular movements and kneading to help with circulation and… Read More »

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