I recently treated a 49-year-old female patient who complained of right medial knee pain and occasional lumbar and sacroiliac joint pain. She has been athletically active her whole life and …Continue Reading
Chronic Hip Pain: A Sports Medicine Acupuncture Approach
Many people who suffer chronic pain or ongoing injuries struggle to find a long-term solution. Sports Medicine Acupuncture® is a revolutionary method of treatment that incorporates principals from both Western …Continue Reading
As a follow up to my last post about Upper Crossed Syndrome, I would like to add information about a related postural problem, text neck. While prolonged hours in front of …Continue Reading
Upper Crossed Syndrome & Neck Pain
Upper Crossed Syndrome is the name given to a particular type of muscle imbalance caused by poor posture. It can result in neck pain, cervical disk injury, headaches, upper back …Continue Reading
Leaky Gut Syndrome & Chronic Pain
A patient of mine recently provided a great reminder of the importance gastrointestinal health plays not only in overall health and wellbeing but also in the resolution of chronic pain. …Continue Reading
Link Between Body Fat & Migraines?
Research has indicated that there is an association between higher body mass index (BMI) and migraines. The results were reported following an analysis of 12 studies involving 280,000 participants performed …Continue Reading
Sugar and Brain Health
Among the more common complaints listed on patient intake forms after pain is poor memory, difficulty concentrating, and mental fatigue. This is frequently due to stress and other lifestyle factors, …Continue Reading
Chronic Pain, Stress, and Emotions: The Body-Mind Connection
Many people who suffer from chronic pain also endure anxiety, fear, frustration, and/or hopelessness. Bouncing from doctor to doctor, they try many forms of treatment, and nothing seems to provide …Continue Reading
It’s not just what you eat. It’s also how you eat: The gastrointestinal-brain connection.
Digestive problems are one of the most common complaints encountered in my clinical practice. In addition to chronic pain, many of my patients will also report some type of digestive …Continue Reading