Acupuncture and Depression

 Depression is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide.  In its most extreme form it leads to a pervading sense of fatigue, worthlessness and guilt along with weight fluctuation, a disturbance in sleep patterns and even thoughts of suicide.   The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that between 20% to

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FREE Saturday Pilates Reformer Class (9 am Saturdays in April)

FREE Saturday Pilates Reformer Class (9 am Saturdays in April)

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Five Elements in Acupuncture

Let’s talk about the FIVE ELEMENTS … Tree, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water - Liver, Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney (another expression: Mok, Hwa, Toh, Geum, Soo) Liver…. Tree The reason there is a symbolic pairing between the five elements of Mother Nature and five human organs is mainly to convey the

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4th of July Healthy and Tasty Popsicles

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Pilates as a Good Form of Exercise for the Over 50 Crowd

  There are some good benefits listed in the attached blog article about the benefits of Pilates for the over 50 crowd.  To summarize the benefits include improved flexibility, joint mobility,  bone density, posture/ body awareness, balance and of course low impact exercise for the whole body is always a good thing!  Regardless

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Acupuncture At Live Well: The Five Elements Part 2

As an acupuncturist I find the functioning of the human body fascinating.  The below information may enlighten your thoughts on acupuncture or confuse you altogether.  Either way, please know that I am willing and excited to work with you in regards to a wide variety of health related problems.  The

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Insight into Traditional Asian Medicine

Everything in life is relational.   Nothing exists or functions by itself which includes everything from the ecosystem itself down to the mitochondria that power the cells of the human body. The human form is designed to function according to its blueprints and in fascinating relationship to nature, reflecting certain characteristics of her various elements.  It behaves and

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Kinesiology Taping and Chiropractic Care

If you watched any of the Summer Olympics you most likely saw many athletes covered in brightly colored tape.  Here at Live Well Chiropractic, I use Kinesio Taping on a regular basis to deal with a wide variety of injuries and conditions.  Often patients have questions about how it helps

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Acupuncture for the Los Angeles Lifestyle

Los Angeles is the most stressful city in the U.S, according to Forbes magazine. Sure, the weather is fine and the Pacific Ocean may spill onto sun-drenched beaches, but we’re often too busy at work to notice. And whether we’re involved in the highly competitive entertainment industry or in technology

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New Pilates classes for 2012 at Live Well Chiropractic and Pilates in Los Angeles

With 2012 now fully underway there are a few changes that we have implemented to our pilates schedule that you may be excited to hear about. First of all we have added an "Unlimited Pilates" classes option to our price list. So that for those who want come all the

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