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Common Ailments'S ARCHIVE

  • Health Tips

    By Beverly Vandall | In Common Ailments, Healthy Living | on November 26, 2017

    Ashwaganda What is it? Ashwaganda belongs to the same family as the tomato. Ashwagandha is a plump shrub with oval leaves and yellow flowers. It bears red fruit about the size of a raisin. The herb is native to the dry regions of India, Northern Africa, and the Middle East, and today is also grown […]

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  • 4 warm and cozy drinks

    By Beverly Vandall | In Common Ailments, Healthy Living | on November 26, 2017

    Written by:  Tanya Snow So about 10 years ago I gave up coffee (ish- I still have a day here or there when I need that extra boost). But I still need a little hit of something warm periodically, so I started playing around with some different combinations and wanted to share. Here are my top 4 warm and cozy […]

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  • Its flu season

    By Cory | In Common Ailments | on January 17, 2017

    Its flu season – Lets talk about immunity in Oriental medicine terms. We treat our clients from the perspective of an organic whole, so immunity is understood as a function of overall physical, mental and emotional health. Yin (substance) and yang (function and warmth) must nourish, balance, and mutually support each other. Strong digestion and […]

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  • Immunity

    By Cory | In Common Ailments, Healthy Living | on October 19, 2016

    By: Debbie Jonasson, Acupuncturist Let’s talk about immunity. Cold and flu season seems to have hit early this year. In traditional Oriental medicine, immunity ( and health in general ) is seen as a function of the entire being, not an isolated system. A lot has to happen in order to stay healthy and well: […]

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  • Shin Splints

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    What are Shin Splints? Shin Splints occur on the lower leg and can be anterior or posterior.  They can be caused by overuse, improper footwear, poor biomechanics, not wearing proper shoes or running on hard surfaces.  Standing for long periods of time and wearing high-heeled shoes may also induce shin splints.  The muscles get tight along the […]

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  • Plantar Fasciitis

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is basically inflammation of the fascia on the bottom of the foot. You have the fascia which connects all our muscles in our bodies like a 3D arrangement within our muscular system that gets inflamed at the bottom of the foot.  It attaches from your heel and it fans out […]

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  • Pinched Nerve

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    What is a pinched nerve and what are the symptoms? This is when a nerve is pinched and this can be by any structure.  It could be a soft tissue structure, a muscle, a ligament, knot or adhesion, or a build up around a nerve.  With pinched nerves, you could get one in your lower […]

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  • Headaches

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    Are there different types of headaches? Headaches is a very broad term and there are many different causes and types of headache. I will focus on the headaches that are the most common and for which patients seek chiropractic care. There is the classical migraine headache which is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe […]

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  • Upper Back Pain

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    What do you define as Upper Back Pain? Upper back pain is from the area between the bottom of the neck and top of the lumbar spine.  The thoracic spine comprises the upper portion of the spine that corresponds to the chest area.  It includes 12 thoracic vertebrae and 12 ribs which provide a cavity […]

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  • Lower Back Pain

    By weeblueghost | In Common Ailments | on March 26, 2012

    What is Lower Back Pain? Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons why people come to see Chiropractors.  There’s a lot of research today that shows chiropractic treatment is one of the best treatments for lower back pain.  We are supposedly living in simpler times with our improved technology, but we’re actually […]

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