Month: August 2014

Acupuncture for Chemotherapy Side Effects

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac. One of the most studied aspects of acupuncture is its ability to decrease the severity of many of the side effects of chemotherapy. There are many different types of chemotherapy medications, and a wide range of short and long term effects, some which can become severe enough to be debilitating and […]

Migraines

By Nicole Murray, L.Ac. Migraines are intense pounding headaches that can last from hours to several days. About 12% of the US population suffers from these debilitating attacks. The pain is often on one side of the head, and there may be extreme sensitivity to light, movement and sound. In some cases, people may also […]

Why Icing Injuries is No Longer Recommended

People ask us literally every day whether they should be icing their injuries, and we always advise using gentle heat instead. This causes some confusion, because many chiropractors, physical therapists, and medical doctors are still advising patients to follow “RICE” (rest/ice/compress/elevate) guidelines. We’d love you to read an article called RICE: The End of an […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac.     Infertility is the inability to conceive a child or to carry a pregnancy to full term. The time frame when a couple is considered infertile varies based on where you live in the world. In general, and according to the World Health Organization, a couple is assumed to be infertile […]

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