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Qi in Media

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We’ve all seen the movies where marital artists fly through the air, Asian monks levitate off the ground in their meditation, and even throw energy blasts out of their hands. These powers are attributed to qi and when you master this energy you will gain self discipline, tranquility, and superpowers.

Acupuncture in the Media

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Is your acupuncturist kung fu fighting?  Can we trust the media portrayal of acupuncture in martial arts films?

How Fast will you Heal?

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In my practice I see many people who have been in pain for months or even years. Like anyone in pain they want to how long it will take to get better.

Easy, natural alternatives to icing injuries

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Crunch! Well, that is a sprained ankle. Time to apply ice, let the swelling go down, and move on. Not so fast. See, in recent years the practice of icing injuries has come under scrutiny and after reading up on aches, pains, and other injuries, I am inclined to give

4 Types of Pain

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Chronic pain is exists along with us

Everyone has experienced pain.  Acute pain is often due to some form of injury, like catching your finger in a door. Chronic pain, while normally not as intense as acute pain, lasts much longer.

Vitamin K2 Sources for Your Bone Health

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Front, side, and back views of the human skeleton.

K2 is an important vitamin not typically found in the standard American diet and is specifically beneficial to activating vitamin D and calcium in the production of bone tissue.

The Importance of K2

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Front, side, and back views of the human skeleton.

K2 is a supplement which may help to reduce your pain, improve your nerves, and even improve your mood.

Announcements

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So this post is more of a clinic announcements than educational info, but there is plenty to discuss. 30-day Dietary Challenge I have encouraged many of my clients to consider a Paleo diet, and I have even adapted the practice myself. However, it has been awhile since I did the

I Feel Sick But My Blood Work Is Normal

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Normal Isn't Normal Anymore

The sad fact is that ‘normal’ isn’t normal anymore.

Does Acupuncture Work?

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The title of this article is the same as one of the most common questions I have been asked. It is a question that is problematic because it is incomplete. If someone asks ‘does acupuncture work?’ that gives me very little. A better question would be ‘what does acupuncture work

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