Every year in the US, millions of adults slip and fall, causing moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death 1 . Fortunately, falls are largely preventable. Acupuncture and...Read more
During the cold, wet northwest winter season, a decreased immunity can mean the difference between you becoming ill (and missing work and family life) and staying healthy (to enjoy the winter wonderland available. From a traditional Chinese...Read more
Community Style Acupuncture (Acupuncture Group Therapy): Why it’s a great treatment option for fixed income patients.
Many patients suffer from chronic pain that will not resolve in the typical insurance timeframe of 6-10 treatments. Community style acupuncture is wonderful bridge between full priced, private treatments, and nothing at all. Recently, I had a...Read more
The Low Back Pain Injury: Treatment and financial considerations with acupuncture and herbal therapy.
Lumbar disk herniation usually occurs from degenerative disk disease (dessication of the annulus fibrosis) in patients between 30- and 50-year-olds. The L5/S1 disk is affected in 90% of the cases. Compression of neural structures, such as sciatic...Read more
Recently, Dr. Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., wrote a great blog on LinkenIn called, “9 Things Successful People Won’t Do” and in it he featured tips that can be directly applied to health management. When patients first enter my clinic in Eugene...Read more
Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) Pain: Treatment options with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Frozen shoulder pain is one of the most common conditions treated in my clinic. The typical patient who seeks treatment is often between the ages of 40 and 65; more common in women than men; and is especially perimenopausal women or in patients...Read more
Menopause is a transition that all women eventually pass through on their way from reproductive age to the non-reproductive stage in their life. Technically speaking, ‘menopause’ is the complete cessation of menstruation.1 Menopause usually...Read more
“Antimicrobial chemicals are so ubiquitous that a recent study found them in pregnant mothers’ urine and newborns’ cord blood. Research shows that their risks may outweigh their benefits.” The Atlantic Online. JULIE BECKAUG 12 2014...Read more