The Next Generation Chiropractic Table!

Chiropractic Treatment Tables have not changed much in the last several decades. However, there is a company in Finland named Lojer who has reimagined the possibilities for chiropractic treatment. The Manuthera 242 Mobilisation Table (Pronounced Man-U-Ther-a) is an incredibly versatile table featuring unique patented technology. Mobility treatment can be carried out 3-dimensionally using the traction,Continue reading “The Next Generation Chiropractic Table!”

What is Cannabinoid (CBD) Oil?

Chiropractic Health and Acupuncture spent several months researching various high-quality CBD oil brands. When we decided on NuLeaf Naturals everyone in the office, including several patients tried it for feedback. Overwhelmingly the comments have been reduced pain and inflammation (helped with arthritis), reduced tinnitus, less anxiety, nausea elimination, better digestion, and overall better/deeper sleep. ThisContinue reading “What is Cannabinoid (CBD) Oil?”

Featured Chinese Herb: Pang Da Hing (Sterculia Seed)

This single herb is shaped like a large almond. When steeped in hot water, the seed will open up and bloom into a large mesh ball. The flavor is slightly sweet and earthy. It affects the lung and large intestine acupuncture meridians. This herb is most famous for treating hoarse throats from over using theContinue reading “Featured Chinese Herb: Pang Da Hing (Sterculia Seed)”

Patient Case Study: Ovarian Cysts & Endometriosis

Intake: Female, age 31, presented with debilitating lower abdominal pain, bloating, acne and cramping around her menstrual cycle. History of Chief Complaint: She was on birth control for 15+ years to manage pain. 2013 – the patient went off birth control then did not have a period for about one year. 2014 – she hadContinue reading “Patient Case Study: Ovarian Cysts & Endometriosis”

Don’t Let Your Knee Pain Hold You Back!

Don’t Let Your Knee Pain Hold You Back! Did you push through knee pain all winter long? Do your knees ache and slow you down in the morning? Are you nervous to do summer activities like hiking, biking and climbing? Have you had surgery on your ACL, MCL, LCL and/or PCL? It’s time to haveContinue reading “Don’t Let Your Knee Pain Hold You Back!”

Treating and Preventing Sickness in Summit County with Chinese Medicine.

Life doesn’t pause when we get sick. We have people that depend on us and places to be. Most of the time, we cannot stop and rest to let our body recover from the cough, nasal congestion and headache. This can make the illness worse and possibly last longer. Our immune system is taxed byContinue reading “Treating and Preventing Sickness in Summit County with Chinese Medicine.”

Traditional Chinese Medicine Regulated My Period “Acupuncture. Period.”

My period was never normal; I didn’t know it was supposed to be predictable. Sometimes I would go months with no cycle, and other times it would quickly begin again. Most adults in my life said it was ‘normal’ for women to have irregular cycles. I finally brought it up with my OBGYN and sheContinue reading “Traditional Chinese Medicine Regulated My Period “Acupuncture. Period.””

What is Cupping and how can it benefit me?

If you watched the summer Olympics last year, you probably noticed the large circular marks on the US swim team. These marks are from a treatment called cupping.(Could you please ask your designer to pull a royalty free stock photo of a swimmer with cupping marks. Similar to this picture.)What is cupping?Cupping is a treatmentContinue reading “What is Cupping and how can it benefit me?”

“You’re Burning What on Me?”

Moxibustion (moxa) is the method of burning herbs on or near the body at acupuncture points. The most common form of moxibustion uses the mugwort plant (Artemisia vulgaris) dried and ground into a moxa-wool. This herb has been used in moxibustion for the last 2,000 years. and it is now common to assume mugwort isContinue reading ““You’re Burning What on Me?””

‘Heel’ Your Foot Pain … Safely and Naturally.

Foot Pain is a common complaint in my practice. Many people feel expensive surgeries, drugs, appliances or just living with the pain are their only options. For most of my patients, chronic pain presents when their body is no longer able to recover between activities. When you are performing an activity, like skiing, biking orContinue reading “‘Heel’ Your Foot Pain … Safely and Naturally.”