Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine is effective for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Ganzhou City Third People’s Hospital researchers conducted a clinical trial and confirm that not only is Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture and herbs) effective, but it is also more effective than a popular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).Continue reading “Acupuncture for Anxiety Relief”
When you’ve got a lot on the go, personal goals can get lost in the shuffle. Between work, kids, commuting, cooking and housework, sometimes it’s hard to find the time for your personal health and fitness.Continue reading “A Better You”
Fibromyalgia is a common and chronic syndrome that causes bodily pain and mental distress. Symptoms of can be confused with those of arthritis, or joint inflammation. However, unlike arthritis, it has not been found to cause joint or muscle inflammation and damage.Continue reading “Blood Test to Detect Fibromyalgia”
According to Vanity Fair, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is receiving regular acupuncture treatments to maintain health and wellness, and to improve overall blood flow. A long time believer in acupuncture, Meghan had received treatments for her debilitating migraines and wanted to use acupuncture to holistically maintain her body during pregnancy.Continue reading “Pregnant Meghan Markle turns to Acupuncture”
Does your job find you sitting most of the day? While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take a toll on your neck and lower back – steady compression on the spinal discs hinders their nutrition and can contribute to premature degeneration.
Preventing Workplace Injury
Spine and notably low back related injury accounts for approximately 25% of workplace injury in Canada. Lifts and positions are only two common examples of preventable causes. When accidents do occur on the job, early return to work in less than 1 week is noted by approximately 70% of injured workers attending their family chiropractor. Injured workers should contact their family chiropractor immediately when hurt on the job.
Do you want to be more active, but have trouble getting motivated? Starting a new habit and sticking to it is difficult for many people. So many things get in the way, and your favourite comfy chair or TV program can look very attractive after a long, busy day. But did you know that fitting in just 15 minutes of focused activity each day can start you on the way to an energized lifestyle? Who knows where it will take you!
Walking – it’s the simplest thing you can do to give yourself a workout. Keep in mind that moving is improving. Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit. Walking is the easiest choice when the weather is agreeable, but don’t let a little rain or light snow keep you indoors.