Our New Acupuncturist!

Please help us welcome the newest member of our wellness team, acupuncturist Dr. Yu-Hua Hsieh (pronounced “Shay”). Dr. Hsieh is an Acupuncturist and Herbalist. Through traditional forms of acupuncture, cupping, herbs and more, she not only helps relieve pain but strengthens one’s health. Her expertise includes acupuncture for pain relief including headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome,

Emotional Health Secrets

Emotional Health Secrets

A recent article in Medical News Today shared the results of a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more than twice as likely to experience a range of emotional health conditions including anxiety, depression, psychosis, stress, and sleep deprivation. And yet another study published in the

How to Save a Life

In light of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with Chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month to raise the awareness of drug-free pain relief alternatives through Chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients

The AMA Said What?

The AMA Said What?

Recently noted in the Journal of the American Medical Association is a study that is a long time coming. The goal of the study was to “systematically review studies of the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute (less than six weeks) low back pain”. Twenty-six clinical trials were used to measure

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common problems plaguing adults today. When patients visit a physiotherapist, back pain is one of the most common injuries that are reported. Causes include muscle strain, accidental twisting of the spine, improper lifting of a heavy object, or sitting too long in chairs with inadequate support. As

Back Pain and Mental Health

Back Pain and Mental Health

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: An article in Medical News discussed a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more likely to experience a range of mental health conditions. Back pain and mental health problems? Back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world. According to

Are Chiropractors Really Back Doctors?

Good question! Here it is National Chiropractic Health Month and you should know the truth about chiropractic. People come to us for pain relief and that is very wise because we are expert at relieving pain without drugs and surgery. But are you really using chiropractic to its fullest? Chiropractic is the art and science