When you go to a chiropractor, you may experience something called toxic release or toxic relief. It’s the same effect a physical therapist, acupuncturist, massage therapist, or medical doctor is helping you avoid when they tell you to drink plenty of water after therapy. It sounds scary, but it is a really good thing. This
Headaches are incredibly common, which leads some people to believe that they’re normal. That’s not the case. Sure, occasional mild headaches are an annoyance, but severe headaches and migraines can make it impossible to complete basic daily tasks. Contrary to popular belief, headaches are a preventable and treatable condition. If you’re dealing with chronic or debilitating
As chiropractic professionals, we’re passionate about helping you feel better. We don’t just want to address your symptoms – we want to treat the underlying cause of those symptoms to improve your well-being. That’s where acupuncture comes in. Patients and doctors have turned to acupuncture, a practice with roots in ancient China, for centuries. Needless
A migraine can put your entire day on hold. Whether you’re on a family vacation or at the office, the pain is often unbearable and distracting. Plus, migraines affect more than just your ability to focus and enjoy your day. Along with the pain can come a visual aura, which makes driving dangerous. While traditional
Insomnia is characterized by habitual sleeplessness, the inability to fall or stay asleep. Although defining the condition is fairly easy, many factors can contribute to it, which often makes it difficult for those affected to find a treatment that works. Fortunately, evidence suggests that acupuncture for insomnia can be incredibly effective.
While acupuncture may be new to many Americans, this treatment has been used to heal and support wellness for thousands of years. A form of traditional Chinese medicine, it involves stimulating the body’s natural healing powers by targeting specific points called acupoints with thin needles. Although the thought of needles can be a bit alarming,
Bending down, sitting, lifting, sleeping, and simply living – all these activities can strain the muscles in your back. If you’re experiencing back pain, you’re not alone. Over 80 percent of the population will deal with lower back pain at some point (source). In a few instances, self-care techniques can ease back pain, like practicing
At first glance, acupuncture and fibromyalgia may seem like an unusual combination. After all, many people find it counterintuitive that being stuck with multiple needles could provide pain relief. Although it may seem odd in theory, the reality is that acupuncture is widely recognized for its ability to combat a wide array of discomforts and ailments,
Following thousands of years of success in China, acupuncture’s efficacy has been studied and confirmed by several renowned medical institutions. Still, myths about acupuncture treatment remain. We’ve highlighted a few of the most common in today’s blog post.
Summer is over, school is back in session, and we’re all back to our regular work schedules. If you could use a little stress relief but are wondering what your options are, why not try something new? Something natural? Something effective? If your weekly massages are getting too expensive and a bath and a book