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Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture enhances the immune system promoting longevity. Electroacupuncture is very similar to manual acupuncture, except practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine introduce a trickle of electrical current through the needle into an acupuncture point at specific frequencies to achieve a desired effect. The sensation of current is very mild, and can range from a tingle to


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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease and LSVT BIG Treatment Approach Parkinson’s Disease is a nervous system disorder that affects the parts of your brain that dictate movement. With Parkinson’s disease, there is decreased amounts of dopamine, a chemical found in the brain. Overtime, a person with Parkinson’s disease may lose some or all of their ability to control


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Pain Management

Sit All day At Work?

Sitting all day at work has its conveniences, but it also comes with negative affects on your body. Being in one position for most of your day can decrease cardiovascular activity/ endurance, develop unwanted medical conditions like Carpal Tunnel, and can lead to low back pain. Physical Therapy is working towards a more preventative aspect


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Pelvic Instability

Pelvic Instability What does a pelvic or innominate rotation mean to a physical therapist? Generally, when someone reports to physical therapy with complaints of low back pain that settles primarily along the belt line we start to look at the pelvis as this is the base of our spine. Below you see the difference between


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Common Ski and snowboard injuries 

The winter season is upon us and many individuals participate in the recreational sports of skiing and snowboarding. The sport is fun and exhilarating but also comes with the risk of injury. The knee, shoulder, and wrist are some of the vulnerable joints when it comes to the sport. The knee is most commonly injury


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Steamed Pears for Winter Coughs

‘Tis the season for coughs and sniffles.  Colder temperatures, blasting dry heat and sick kiddos can lead to winter coughs.  If you or your family members develop one of those lingering coughs, try this traditional Chinese recipe for steamed pears.   Ingredients:  2 Asian Pears 1.5 Tablespoons Rock Sugar (If rock sugar isn’t available consider


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Organ Clock

    Do you or someone you know wake up around the same time every night and have difficulty falling back asleep?  This is a pretty common type of insomnia seen in the practice.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help you understand why this is happening. According to this ancient school of thought, the rhythm


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Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming   With winter upon us, there are many dangers that people may be aware of, but often winter and weather related injuries are all too common. The goal of this article is to list some strategies to decrease your risk of a serious slip and fall on slick, icy surfaces and avoid


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Benefits of Isometric Strengthening

Benefits of Isometric Strengthening Often times, when we think of strengthening we think about someone doing an exercise in which one or more parts of their body are moving.  Squats, rows, and bicep curls are all examples of what we call a concentric or eccentric exercise, meaning there is joint motion occurring, and the muscle


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Monmouth Health and Life Magazine Reader's Choice Award 2016 Winner
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