Posts From August, 2019

Acupuncture for Menopause

Acupuncture for Menopause   Menopause is the time that marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles or reproductive years.  It’s diagnosed 12 months after a woman’s last period.  The period leading up to menopause are called perimenopause or menopausal transition.  During this time, there is a natural decline in reproductive hormones, estrogen and progesterone, that


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Physical Therapy During Pregnancy

Having a baby is one of the most exciting yet stressful times in a woman’s life. Lower back pain is almost inevitable for any expecting mother as her pregnancy progresses, due to added weight, poor posture, and change in the body’s center of gravity which causes muscles in the back to work harder, therefore becoming


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Acupuncture & Neuropathy

It has been scientifically proven that acupuncture can effectively relieve pain and improve nerve function in peripheral neuropathy cases.  Acupuncture regulates various neurotransmitters, increases blood flow and reduces inflammation to provide pain relief.   Neuropathy is a dysfunction with the nerves, usually effecting to the peripheral nerves as opposed to the central nervous system.  It


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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Shortness of Breath Associated with COPD and Congestive Heart Failure

The average number of breaths taken per minute in a healthy individual is 12 to 20 breaths per minute. It is calculated by watching the number of times the chest rises and falls within a one-minute time interval.  Illnesses such as congestive heart failure, pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and/or asthma can negatively impact


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Are your hamstrings actually tight?

Has anyone ever asked you to “touch your toes?” This has always been the benchmark to determine if your hamstrings are tight. But in actuality, is this testing your hamstrings? To determine this, first we have to look at the motion itself. The motion is accomplished by stretching both the legs and the lower back.


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