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Weekend Warrior Injury Prevention and Management: Part 2
As we age, our mind may say ‘yes’ but our body says ‘no’. If you love sports and activities but mostly enjoy them at the weekend, you may be a
Injury Prevention Tips for Weekend Warriors
If you enjoy the great outdoors, yardwork, gardening, sports but like many of us, have sedentary jobs, you may be labeled a ‘Weekend Warrior’. These folks typically sit in the
3 Natural Pain Therapies
In my previous blogs on pain, I covered some natural interventions for managing arthritis and back pain. With the current opioid crisis and prescribing guidelines tightened for pain medications, consumers
Top Tips for Managing Back Pain
According to the CDC, lower back pain is the most common type of disability globally. In the US, one in four adults reported having back pain in the last three
Tips for Managing Pain: Arthritis
According to the CDC, an estimated 78.4 million adults will have some form of physician-diagnosed arthritis (one in four of the population) by the year 2040 with about 35 million
Natural and Alternative Options for Managing Pain
It’s estimated that over 150 million of us in the US live with chronic pain and take prescription and over-the-counter painkillers, both of which provide only temporary relief, have limited
Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup
Licensure for Acupuncturists and Oriental Medicine In the recently posted webinar by Dagmar Ehling, author (The Chinese Herbalist’s Handbook), acupuncturist, Chinese herbal, and functional medicine practitioner, you may note that
Is CBD All It’s Cracked Up To Be?
Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, has grown in popularity over the past few years. But what really is CBD, is it actually beneficial for you, and is it marijuana? While, yes, CBD is a component of marijuana, it can be derived from either the hemp plant or the marijuana plant1. Also, unlike marijuana, CBD by itself will not give you a “high” or any feeling of intoxication1.
Is Chinese Medicine Effective Against COVID-19?
A recent publication in the Internal Journal of Biological Sciences (Int J Biol Sci 2020; 16(10):1708-1717), provided an interesting perspective and review on the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)  for
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