Happy Halloween! This is an exciting and fun-filled time of the year for children and adults alike. But, there are also hazards that present themselves during the festivities. Follow these safety tips to ensure that your Halloween is as safe as possible! For the kids… Never trick-or-treat alone Always use the buddy system […]
Acupuncture This ancient form of Chinese medicine has been shown to have a plethora of benefits, the most prominent being pain management. This procedure consists of the strategic insertion of very thin needles into different parts of the body. It has been used in the Western world to help with symptoms of many different conditions, […]
This week’s blog post is a continuation of yoga series we started last month. This time, there is a focus on upper body pain, particularly the shoulders and neck. Practice these poses at home to help combat any upper body pain you may be experiencing!
Many people have experienced neck tension or pain. But, many aren’t sure how it is caused or how to effectively treat it. However, you’ll be happy to know that it isn’t hard to find relief and manage your chronic neck pain! Here are a few likely causes for your pain, plus some easy tips to […]
Acupuncture Acupuncture is something that everyone has heard of, but no one really knows how it works. It is the process of sticking thin needles into the skin in order to restore the even flow of energy in the body, often called qi or chi (pronounced CHEE). By restoring this flow, many have found relief […]
Yoga is one of the oldest forms of exercise and relaxation. Signs of yoga’s presence can be seen in ancient Shamanism and have been found on artifacts dating back to 3000 B.C. Yoga has retained in popularity to this day, and many people use it as a way to ease and prevent chronic pain. The […]
Stress is something that everyone has experienced at some point in his or her life. Whether it is school, work, or a major life event, stressful situations can cause both our mental and physical health to suffer. Anxiety, depression, even cardiovascular disorders and infectious diseases, can be caused or intensified by stress. In 2011, the […]
Back pain is something that most people will experience at some point in their lives. It can be due to overuse, age or a chronic condition. Something as simple as poor posture or everyday lifestyle choices can affect back health and comfort. Identifying any of these factors in your own life can help reduce both […]