Last year, we saw the caterpillars and then the furry white moths. Learn a few tips to stay itch-free this summer. And if you are one of the unlucky ones, our acupuncturist are here to relieve the irritation, cough and more!
Women throughout their pregnancy can assemble their pantry for postpartum healing, and ask their own community to offer gifts of support, in the form of healing food! Join Muriel Webster, owner of Held: Postpartum Care Guided by Deeply Nourishing Whole Food, for an amazing conversation on postpartum healing through Nourishing Food.
It is classically thought that around age 28 women are in the prime of their life in terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is a time of great health and fertility because women have a peak supply of the body’s resources including qi, blood, yin and yang at this age. After age 28 there is a natural slow decline in these resources as the aging process occurs.
The human movement system is a collection of organ systems that interact to move the body or its parts. Those organ systems are cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, integumentary, nervous, and musculoskeletal. Physical therapists are experts in the human movement system just as physicians are experts in their respective specialties (neurologists, orthopaedists, cardiologists, etc).
With daily meditation anxiety-filled thought patterns can be replaced with more soothing and positive thinking. Take 5-minutes for yourself. You deserve it!
Wellness should be about what makes you feel good, whole, and healthy.
Qigong is a form of exercise used to benefit your health. Originating thousands of years ago in China, Qigong is made up of three components which produce effects that gently stimulate Qi and strengthen body systems. There are thousands of styles of Qigong. When Qigong is prescribed or implemented in context of medical treatment it can be a tremendous asset to health care.
Within the human body, fluid balance is a delicate process. If the lymphatic system doesn’t transport the fluid effectively, we end up with swelling. This is a specific type of swelling called lymphedema. If you have swelling and it’s getting in the way of your life or causing you discomfort, we can help!
Everyone has their own technique for lifting a baby car seat. Take a quick look at our review of a recent viral video and Melissa’s take of proper car seat lifting mechanics. And as always, if you are experiencing any pain or discomfort reach out to a trained professional for help.
Our next workshop, Demystifying Menopause is coming soon! Take a look at this blog to learn a little more about the workshop. We hope to see you there!
Winter is here and the cold and flu season is upon us. Do you know that there are herbal formulations that support the immune system to fight colds and flus?
Prolonged static sitting does has a negative impact on our overall health, but replacing it with prolonged static standing isn't the answer.
Since Acupuncturists interact mostly with Qi during a session, it is discussed quite a bit with patients and there are many questions about what is meant by the word Qi.
Should green onions be in your medicine cabinet? Heck yeah!
Osteoarthritis is the type of arthritis we think of when we talk about "wear and tear" on our joints and is perhaps most commonly found in the knees and hips. Learn how physical therapy can help you stay active and pain-free.