Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. It is estimated that approximately 9 Million people currently suffer with chronic neck pain. Acupuncture is one of the most widely used treatment options for neck pain, as it has a proven history of effectively treating this condition. In Acupuncture theory, pain is said to be caused by the stagnation of either Qi (energy) or blood in the body. When energy gets stuck, pain results. Pain that is due to qi stagnation tends to be … [Read more...]

Foam Roller – Muscle Therapy

18 inch foam roller

Ever experience sore and tight muscles? If so, you should consider purchasing a foam roller. A foam roller is simply a cylindrical piece of hard-celled foam that can be used for self-massage (myofascial release). They come in different lengths and diameters. It’s best to start out using a softer foam roller. Over time you can progress to using a stiffer roller with will work deeper into the muscle tissue. How it works? By using your own bodyweight you can apply pressure to sore spots along … [Read more...]

Acupuncture Happy Hour

Acupuncture

ACUPUNCTURE HAPPY HOUR! FRIDAY, March 22nd 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Restore, relax, and de-stress at our Acupuncture Happy Hour group session and experience acupuncture in the serene environment of YogaFresh’s beautiful studio. Each Acupuncture Happy Hour treatment will offer an opportunity to experience the relaxing and rejuvenating benefits of acupuncture that may include: more peaceful sleep, greater mental clarity, reduced anxiety, lower stress responses, and overall greater … [Read more...]

Adapting To A Healthier Life

Healthier Life

Imagine you are working at your desk and suddenly one of the fluorescent lights overhead starts buzzing.  You take notice of it since it is a new stimulus, but don’t think much of it.  The longer it persists, however, the more annoying it becomes.  But, eventually you are able to ignore it and continue with your work, until finally you don’t even realize that the buzzing noise still continues. Later that night you walk into a movie theater and are met by the overwhelming smell of fresh popped … [Read more...]

6 Nutrients to Strengthen Your Immune System

Vitamin

A class of plant chemicals known as bioflavinoids has been found to dramatically reduce inflammation and improve symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders. Here are six that can be found in everyday foods. Carotenoids – A family of plant pigments that include beta-carotene. A lack of carotenoids in the diet is thought to promote inflammation. Good sources of carotenoids include apricots, carrots, pumpkin, sweet potato, spinach, kale, butternut squash, and collard greens. Fiber – A … [Read more...]