An ongoing Facebook Live health talk series given by Medical Director Laura Zaranski M.S., L.A.C. This current series focuses on the 8 modalites of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This week’s topic is Meditation.
Pain – The Ultimate Body Cue By Denise Morris CMT,
We have all suffered from pain; most of us try and avoid it, sometimes to our own detriment. Pain (and it’s precursors) should never be ignored, rather it should guide us. Pain in this sense has a purpose; to keep [Read more…]
Mark Zaranski, Ph.D., L.Ac., Clinic Director-Highland
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BY Liz Kelchak, L.Ac
As cold and flu season approaches it is important to be armed with preventative remedies. Chinese medicine offers superior defense for colds, flus and viruses. It’s ability to treat or prevent cold and flu symptoms, far out- [Read more…]
By Kelly Kirles, L.Ac.
Yoga has been practiced for over 5000 years. It has an abundance of health benefits yet most people are unaware of what yoga has to offer. Here are just a few research articles on the benefits of a yoga practice: [Read more…]
By Liz Kelchak, L.Ac.
Skullcap is a Western herb that has been used for many years for anxiety and stress conditions. Skullcap gets its name from its blue flowers, which look like it has two “lips” and resemble the skullcaps worn in medieval times. [Read more…]
By: Kelly Kirles, L.Ac.
While many people have heard that acupuncture can help a woman achieve pregnancy they may not be aware that receiving acupuncture during pregnancy has many benefits!
Acupuncture relieves stress
Stress during pregnancy has been strongly linked to preterm delivery. Many mothers are very anxious about the health of their baby in the womb and are unable to relax. When they are in a state of constant stress the body pumps out the hormones adrenaline and cortisol, our “fight or flight hormones.” These hormones can weaken immunity, disrupt sleep, cause digestive issues and even cause the heart to beat excessively. Stress can also lead to gestational diabetes.
BY: Liz Kelchak, L.Ac
Ever wonder what those heat lamps are that your acupuncturist puts over you during treatment? It’s not an ordinary heat lamp but a far-infrared mineral lamp. Before we look at what far-infrared TDP Mineral Lamps are, we must first have an understanding of far-infrared heat.