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Why take an ice bath?

Ice cold baths are the hot new trend. You may have seen your favorite athletes and social media fitness influencers doing it – taking a dip in a bucket or pool filled with ice, wading through chunks of ice to take a brisk winter swim in the river. But why take an ice bath? What are the supposed benefits, and are they backed by science? […]

2024-06-04T15:50:00-07:00June 1, 2024|

Does acupuncture work for chronic pain? Here’s what the science says.

The Washington Post recently published Does acupuncture work for chronic pain? Here’s what the science says. Author Trisha S. Pasricha is a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a medical journalist. […]

2023-07-31T14:30:29-07:00July 31, 2023|

Acupuncture for maintenance and prevention

Oftentimes individuals will not think to seek out an acupuncturist until they are actively injured or in pain. While this is a great place to start, we’re missing out on all the other benefits acupuncture has to offer outside of pain management. […]

2023-07-31T12:20:55-07:00July 31, 2023|

Acupuncture for headache relief

Headaches vary dramatically in presentation, severity, and frequency. For some they can be debilitating, for others they are only a mild nuisance. It is estimated that around 8 million people will visit their doctor with a complaint of headaches each year, while another 40 million will experience headaches and not seek medical attention. Acupuncture can provide effective headache relief for millions of headache sufferers. […]

2024-02-27T13:36:35-07:00March 7, 2023|

What does acupuncture feel like?

What does acupuncture really feel like? For some, the idea of having 15 or so acupuncture needles inserted at various points around the body sounds like an absolute nightmare. This post shares what acupuncture feels like and how it can be beneficial. […]

2023-01-24T12:58:47-07:00January 20, 2023|

To be more productive…

I read a lot. I try to make sense of most of it and I like to share some of the things that seem most meaningful. Sometimes they will be fun, sometimes work related, sometimes life related. Some worthy of sharing with others; our clients, friends, family. This list is from a favorite, Ryan Holiday (author of Ego is the Enemy, Stillness is the Key, The Obstacle is the Way, Daily Stoic, and more). […]

2023-01-18T14:49:07-07:00January 6, 2023|
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