How Acupuncture Works

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is an age-old healing practice in which thin needles are placed at specific points in the body. It’s primarily used to relieve pain but also has been used to treat other conditions. Acupuncture seeks to release the flow of the body’s vital energy or “chi” by stimulating points along 14 energy pathways. Scientists say…

WHIPLASH

WHIPLASH

A whiplash injury is most commonly thought of as an injury sustained during a car accident. However, it can occur during any incident where there is a sudden change in speed on the body. Your head is heavy, weighing approximately 5kg. Your muscles and soft tissues surrounding your neck do a very good job of…

SCIATICA

SCIATICA

Sciatica is the term often given to nerve pain travelling down the leg. There’s a common misunderstanding about sciatic nerve pain—that excruciating burning, shooting, tingling pain that travels from your buttock, down your leg to your foot and toes. Contrary to popular belief, sciatic nerve pain doesn’t usually strike because of an injury to the…

GOOD POSTURE BENEFITS IN OUR OVER-ALL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

GOOD POSTURE BENEFITS IN OUR OVER-ALL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

During the last few decades, we have turned into a nation of flexion addicts. We are sitting at the computer, eating, traveling in cars and planes, watching T.V, talking on the phone, and eating. We think we are sitting, but physiologically we are slumping. We are almost always inclined forward even if we are doing…