Core Muscle Training

When people say they want to strengthen their core this usually means that they want better looking abdominal muscles.  Our trunk is made up of six layers of muscle, with the outer most layer consisting of the largest muscle group and the deepest layer having the smallest muscle group.  It

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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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Rehabilitation and Pilates

Live Well Chiropractic and Pilates Center opened its doors in 2006 with the goal of providing people with the natural health care options that they seek all under one roof. We offer chiropractic, acupuncture, massage and pilates in addition to having two family doctors (M.D.'s) located adjacent to our

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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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Enhance fertility with chiropractic care

Many women feel as if they have tried everything: monitoring cycles through body temperature, over-the-counter fertility predictors, fertility-enhancing drugs and in vitro fertilization. After many attempts at becoming pregnant it makes sense that the frustration can become more than a difficult issue physically, but also emotionally. Thousands

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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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Infertility and Acupuncture: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

For some women the issue of infertility can be a daunting task that may have occurred in a family from one generation to the next.  Traditional Chinese medicine has been offering balanced explanations and resolutions to the subject for over a thousand years! Now, if I may compare a woman's uterus

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