If you look stress up in the dictionary, you are likely to find a definition somewhere along the lines of “A physical pressure, pull, or other force exerted on one thing by another”. When I lecture on the topic I like to use a slightly different concept. I define stress as circumstances, both real and […]
By Charles Yarborough, L.Ac. (Live Well Acupuncturist)
No one ever said being a woman was easy. And for many women, one of the chief biological challenges is PMS. Recognizing this fact centuries ago, the Chinese developed a highly specialized tradition of women’s medicine. In fact, an often-repeated maxim of Chinese medicine is, “To treat one woman […]
Pilates, Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Corrective Therapy at Live Well, Los Angeles / Spring 2014
Happy Spring! With Easter and Passover now done the time to spring into health is literally here. At Live Well we will be continuing to challenge you with Pilates classes and we have added additional class times to fit everyone’s schedules. To see the most up-to-date offerings please visit www.livewell-la.com.
If fertility […]
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 a wearing down at joints, in […]
If you’ve ever taken a Pilates class at Live Well Chiropractic, you know that several of our instructors have roots in the world of dance and theater. One of those instructors, Michael Crotty, will be featured in the upcoming season of the renowned L.A. Contemporary Dance Company, and we hope you’ll have a chance to […]
If you experience numbness or bouts of tingling and burning in your hands or feet, you may have peripheral neuropathy. This condition is labeled “peripheral” because the pain doesn’t emanate from the brain initially but is instead located in the extremities. Peripheral neuropathy may be caused by a localized injury such as carpal tunnel syndrome […]
Acupuncture for Stress: How Does it Work?
Los Angeles may be the entertainment capital of the world but it is also the most stressed-out city in America. And there are lots of reasons why. According to a 2011 Forbes Magazine study, Los Angeles offers not only the highest national ozone levels but the third-worst traffic congestion […]