• 14 MAY 18
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    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GOOD FOR THE BRAIN TOO!

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GOOD FOR THE BRAIN TOO!

      By:  Katrina Christie, MEd, LCPC   Like any other part of our body, the brain benefits from physical activity.  First of all, physical activity increases blood flow.  It also releases neurotrophic factors that stimulate the growth of new neurons, and metabolizes fats and sugars that nourish the brain.  To emphasize the importance of exercise,

    • 30 APR 18
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    ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP EASE PAIN AND INFLAMMATION FROM ARTHRITIS

    ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP EASE PAIN AND INFLAMMATION FROM ARTHRITIS

    By:  Dr. Yu Zhu, LAc, MD (China) Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States.  It affects more than 54 million adults each year in this country who have been diagnosed with some form of arthritic condition such as osteoarthritis, gout, or rheumatoid arthritis.    May is National Arthritis Awareness Month.   It’s

    • 23 APR 18
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    PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING:  A SIGN OF STRENGTH AND COURAGE

    PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING: A SIGN OF STRENGTH AND COURAGE

    By:  Katrina Christie, MEd, LCPC   If you turn to an expert for financial advice, you typically don’t feel weak or embarrassed.  In many life experiences, seeking counsel from a specialist makes sense and is nothing to feel ashamed of.  This same premise holds true when it comes to looking for support and direction from

    • 16 APR 18
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    ELIMINATE SHOULDER PAIN WITHOUT SURGERY

    ELIMINATE SHOULDER PAIN WITHOUT SURGERY

    By: Joe Musolino, DC   Many people welcome spring and the warmer, longer days, by becoming more active.  Sadly, with an increase in activity, I see more injuries.   A common complaint this time of year is shoulder and upper arm pain. WHAT CAUSES SHOULDER PAIN? Shoulder pain is often due to irritation of the muscles

    • 26 MAR 18
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    MANAGE YOUR IBS SYMPTOMS WITH ACUPUNCTURE

    MANAGE YOUR IBS SYMPTOMS WITH ACUPUNCTURE

    By: Dr. Yu Zhu, LAc, MD (China) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal condition in the country (about 1 in 5 people in the United States fit the criteria for IBS). However, only a quarter of those with IBS symptoms seek treatment for it. Rather than suffer in silence, consider turning to

    • 19 MAR 18
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    A SIMPLE SOLUTION FOR SCIATICA PAIN

    A SIMPLE SOLUTION FOR SCIATICA PAIN

    By: Ryan Hamm, DC   Sciatica pain is one of the most common types of leg pain.  It can also be one of the most debilitating conditions, interfering or stopping you from doing the things you enjoy in life.  The good news is that the fix can be pretty simple if you can determine the