Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

As the lyrics of the classic Christmas carol go, “It’s the hap-happiest season of all!” But for many, the holidays can be a difficult, stressful season. Here are some quick healthy tips for avoiding holiday stress and making it your happiest season of all! Keep nutrition in balance.  Be sure to eat ample portions of

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,

Important Things to Know About Symptoms

Symptoms are the last thing your body tells you in the disease process. In order to have symptoms, you must first be unhealthy. Symptoms may come in many forms — aches, pains, swelling, tingling, burning, allergic reactions, indigestion, headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and others too numerous to mention. Symptoms are only the tip of the

Who Said We Rock?

A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that is a long time in coming. The goal 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 the improvements

No Kid Needs a Chiropractor

Or so some people say. They mistakenly think the only reason to visit a doctor of Chiropractic is for a bad back. But as millions of parents know, the benefits of Chiropractic for kids from infants to teens are many. Chiropractic care can help to heal common early childhood problems, such as ear infections, colic,

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 Buzz About Turmeric

The Buzz About Turmeric

If you’re an aficionado of Indian cuisine, you’ve been savoring turmeric every time you eat curry and many other flavorful Indian dishes. It gives the food a bright yellow color and a warm, peppery taste. But that’s not all that turmeric does. Curcuminoids and curcumin, the main active ingredients in turmeric, contains its medicinal properties

Clean What Day?

Clean What Day?

If you’ve lived in California for any amount of time, you know there are so many issues that affect our air. Too many cars on the road, smoke from an expanding fire season, industrial pollution, pesticides, and more. California Clean Air Day is a multifaceted program built on the idea that shared experiences can unite