Arthritis (What, When, Why, Where and How?)

Please take a look at our video blog on the topic of arthritis by clicking on the link below. Understanding arthritis related pain can be an important first step in then knowing how to treat specific arthritis related concerns.  Chiropractic, Pilates, acupuncture and massage are a few of the ways that

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Treating Cause Versus Symptoms in Shoulder Injuries

Treating the cause of pain involves more exploration and diagnostic skill, but the benefits of finding the real issue can mean the difference between having the problem again or not.  Shoulder issues are no exception to this in that often the symptoms of pain are localized to the shoulder joint,

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Improve the Way Your Neck Feels With Added Flexibility and Strength

It is important to note that within the confines of any spinal/ joint injury whether it involves the neck or another spinal region where there is sufficient injury to the spinal musculature or ligaments, an alteration of the normal primary and secondary curvatures of the spine may occur.  With a change in curvature this renders

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Anything can change

The other day, I went to receive a Thai massage at a place I used to frequent before I found the amazing massage therapists at Live Well Chiropractic.  I met up with two of my closest and loving friends for what was sure to be a relaxing evening of pampering.  At this

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Proper positioning at work

Many patients find themselves sitting for long periods of time at work in front of their computer. This modern transition to more sedentary work with prolonged static postures can be stressful on our backs and has created some very common patterns of shoulder and low back tension. Patients often ask about

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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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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Chiropractic Care

We often hear the term arthritis used in a very generic sense. But did you know that there are many different types of arthritis? Each has their own specific symptoms, manifestations of the disease, and treatments. Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is actually an autoimmune disorder.  Unlike osteoarthritis which is more of

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Managing Your Health During the Holidays

There's a very popular song that states "Its the Most Wonderful Time of the Year".  In many ways the winter holidays whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, or Kwanzaa, bring an opportunity for all kinds of fun adventures.  We often see friends and family we've missed, we find ourselves

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Heart blood deficiency………

With heart Qi deficiency.., we have observed energy related conditions of heart. Now let’s discuss Heart Blood deficiency.  As we all know the heart is a cancer-free organ mainly because it moves constantly by its nature.  Likewise, as a well would flow ceaselessly if able to not become contaminated.  Heart’s main

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Health Tips from the Pack Leader

I recently had an opportunity to hear Cesar Milan speak.  Expecting a discussion specifically about getting your dog to stop barking or other not so fun behaviors, I was surprised at his open and honest discussion of his own personal struggles.  He admitted very openly to being depressed following a divorce and the loss

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