Have you ever wondered what the difference is between dry needling vs acupuncture? Dr. Amanda Carter had the opportunity to speak on the podcast “Tideline Talks” with Dr. Michael Sclafani to share her journey into Oriental Medicine as well as the differences between acupuncture versus dry needling. Click here to listen!
What are those cupping marks exactly and what does cupping do? ☯️ Cupping promotes circulation and blood flow which speeds up healing. In Chinese medical terms, it increases the flow of qi and blood. ☯️ The “marks” that come up are not bruises but is actually stagnant blood that has been trapped in the muscles…Details
Upon being born, some human babies are immediately provided with a powdered milk replacement that contains cow’s milk. After the first year, many pediatricians advise switching infants solely to cow’s milk. Throughout childhood, pediatricians tout the benefits of drinking plenty of milk. It is even offered as the drink of choice in American schools. Due…Details
Almost everyone has heard of acupuncture, but most people think that it mainly provides pain relief. Acupuncture physicians actually do much more than relieving the physical discomforts that patients experience. A highly efficient method for managing chronic conditions, acupuncture enhances the body’s ability to achieve natural solutions to vexing problems that Western medicine simply cannot…Details
Kava kava is a medicinal shrub that has been used since ancient times to stimulate neurotransmitter production in people that suffer from anxiety or depression. The primary active ingredient in kava root is kavalactone. Kavalactones are a class of lactone compounds that are thought to have psychotropic effects in the human brain. Kava Uses The…Details
While you have most likely heard many claims about body health, it may surprise you to learn that much of your health begins in your gut. Your gut is teeming with around 100 trillion bacteria that help with digestion and even influence your weight and brain health. Studies within the past five years have shown…Details
Four Strategies That Can Naturally Balance Hormones Let’s face it. Hormone imbalances take a lot of the fun out of life. If you are experiencing an imbalance yourself, you may notice reduced chronic stress, sadness, irritability, fatigue, decreased focus and reduced metabolism. Sometimes, imbalanced hormones could also cause chronic insomnia, and the condition can eventually…Details
Does Acupuncture Really Hurt? It’s a common misconception. When people learn that acupuncture treatments involve inserting needles, many assume that it must hurt but they’re wrong. When delivered by licensed and board certified acupuncture physicians, this time-tested form of holistic health care does not cause discomfort. In fact, many patients find a visit to the…Details