What is Acupuncture?
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Acupuncture is an ancient technique that promotes your body’s natural healing process through the …
Achilles’ Tendon Pain
Achilles Tendon Pain? Acupuncture helps the recovery time of a damaged achilles tendon by reducing inflammation, reinforcing connective tissues and more.
3 Ways Chinese Medicine Helps Endometriosis
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Endometriosis is a women’s health condition where uterine cells grow outside of the uterus, commonly …
Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!
Last Updated on November 9, 2021 In the uncertain era of a pandemic, conflicting news and political unrest it’s important …
Favorite Naturopathic Foods to Prevent Winter Illness
Last Updated on November 8, 2021 Dr. heather Krebsbach As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe strongly in the healing power …
Probiotics and Fish Oils During Pregnancy Linked to Healthier Children
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How to Heavy Metal Detox Naturally & Safely
Last Updated on September 27, 2022 Worldwide, arsenic and other heavy metals have a significant impact on human health as …
Can Acupuncture Heal Damaged Ligaments?
Last Updated on November 18, 2022 Ligaments are strong connective tissue bands that connect bones to bones. They are similar …
What is Eccentric Exercise? Guide & Examples
Last Updated on January 3, 2023 With eccentric exercise, you can build a brand-new body that looks great and is healthy. It is a unique workout routine using controlled eccentric contractions to help you build muscle and burn fat. This exercise is more effective than traditional weightlifting methods and is perfect for those wanting to
5 Best Massage Oils of 2023: Clinician Recommended
Last Updated on January 17, 2023 A good massage can do many beautiful things for you and your body. It can relieve physical pain and tension, stimulate blood circulation, reduce inflammation, enhance mood, and even improve posture and mobility. What’s not to love about having a massage? A massage isn’t just firm strokes across your
5 Best Parks in Portland, OR for Rest & Relaxation
Last Updated on January 17, 2023 Our lives are increasingly busy and full of activity. Most of it feels necessary, but that doesn’t stop us from feeling overwhelmed and tense. These and other feelings continue to expand in us and become the norm. Soon we don’t even realize the level of stress we’re holding day
Healthy News Consumption
It has become increasingly difficult to strike a healthy balance between being informed and being overwhelmed by the media we consume daily.
How to Heavy Metal Detox Naturally & Safely
Last Updated on September 27, 2022 Worldwide, arsenic and other heavy metals have a significant impact on human health as they can lead to exposure through ingestion or skin contact with drinking water. Even in areas where levels in drinking water are under permissible limits, these standards cannot adequately assess exposure from consuming drinking water.
5 Best Naturopaths in Portland, Oregon
Last Updated on February 20, 2023 Everyone’s medical journey looks different. Many people today are looking for alternatives to pharmaceutical medications and medications that work with the body. Naturopathic medicine uses lab testing and diagnostics like Western medicine but offers different treatments. The treatments include natural remedies, supplements, and even herbal medications. Naturopathy is a
5 Best Car Accident Injury Clinics in Portland, Oregon
Last Updated on February 5, 2023 Getting into a car accident can completely change your life. Not only do you feel less safe in a car, but you may also have specific injuries that need the care of a specialist. Car accident injury clinics have experience clinicians with the skills and experience to help! The
5 Best Sports Medicine Clinic in Portland, OR
Last Updated on February 5, 2023 Are you looking for a sports medicine provider in Portland, Oregon? Finding the right sports medicine provider can be challenging. While most sports medicine providers are medical doctors there are some chiropractors and acupuncturists that also specialize in sports medicine. If you live in the Portland, OR, area, there
8 Best Chiropractors in Portland, Oregon
Last Updated on February 5, 2023 When you are in pain, it can be a struggle to find relief. There are many chiropractor Portland providers in the area, but it can be hard to find the right one for your needs. If you are searching for the best chiropractors, here are the clinics you can
10 Best Acupuncturists Worth Visiting in Portland
Last Updated on February 5, 2023 Acupuncture may seem like a peculiar practice to those who haven’t experienced it before. However, it’s a fantastic and highly effective way to help address a wide range of problematic conditions. That said, it’s completely natural to want to rely on experienced professionals to help ensure the best possible
5 Best Acupuncture Clinics in Portland, Oregon
Last Updated on February 20, 2023 Choosing the right acupuncture clinic in Portland is the first step in creating your healing and wellness plan. The best acupuncturists will empower you to your own wellness. True healing happens when you begin to understand yourself and your condition while taking ownership of it — this is why
Megumi Moskowitz DC now at Inner Gate
Last Updated on July 17, 2022 Megumi Moskowitz DC We are so excited to announce that Megumi Moskowitz has joined Inner Gate! Dr. Megumi has been practicing in Portland since 2003. She spent most of her time working at Back on Burnside and has now moved to our NE Portland location. Dr. Megumi treats patients
Self Chiropractic: Is it Good or Bad?
Last Updated on December 26, 2021 Someone once joked that if you start experiencing back pain, it is a constant reminder that youth is leaving your body. However, back pain for many people is not a laughing matter. And this is especially true for people who deal with chronic and life-altering back pain problems. Chronic
Acupuncture For Plantar Fasciitis
Last Updated on November 6, 2022 Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. It is a condition where the fascia, the connective tissue, of the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. Plantar Fascia: The plantar fascia is a thick, flat ligament that connects your heel to the base of your toes. Functionally it
Can Acupuncture Heal Damaged Ligaments?
Last Updated on November 18, 2022 Ligaments are strong connective tissue bands that connect bones to bones. They are similar to tendons which connect muscles to bones. Ligaments are found between most bones of the body and function to limit movement between bones. Ligament damage often occurs during injuries. Once damaged, they cause destabilization of
Acupuncture and Dry needling
Last Updated on November 6, 2022 An old quote says that you should be courageous enough to heal yourself – even if the cure hurts. What does that mean? Well, the answer is subjective. It could mean that the cure for what ails you could be painful. Or it could mean that you should reassess
A Naturopathic Approach to Winter Blues
Last Updated on November 12, 2021 The winter months can be an opportunity to slow down, or take a break after the longer, possibly more adventurous days of summer. But for many people the decrease in daylight and outdoor activity, can have ill-effects on energy levels, appetite, motivation, mood and sleep. This overall sense of
4 Reasons Your Neck is Sore All of the Time
Last Updated on November 12, 2021 According to Harvard Medical Health, approximately 7 out of 10 people experience neck pain at some point in their lives. Below is a list of common day-to-day activities that may be causing your neck pain, and how we can help address your pain. Text-neck Posture We’ve all heard of
ACUPUNCTURE AND SHOULDER PAIN
Last Updated on November 12, 2021 The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints of the human body. It’s superior range of motion makes it one of the most complex joints in the body. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most commonly injured joints in the body. Symptoms of shoulder pain include achiness, dullness of heaviness
What is Carpal Tunnel
Last Updated on October 7, 2022 Carpal Tunnel syndrome is one of the most common wrist issues treated in our clinic. It is estimated that 1 in 40 people have this condition, with over 8 million people diagnosed with carpal tunnel every year. Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with carpal tunnel as
Acupuncture (and Other Alternative Treatments) for Better Sleep
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Nearly 35 percent of adults in the United States report getting less than seven hours of sleep, which puts them in a state of sleep deprivation. Everyone has trouble falling and staying asleep once in a while, but when it starts to interfere with your everyday life, acupuncture and
Acupuncture for Tennis Elbow
Last Updated on November 6, 2022 What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is known medically as lateral epicondylitis. It is pain located at the bony prominences of the elbow. It is often the result of repetitive activities that cause the tendons in your elbow to become overused and inflamed. Do only tennis player’s get tennis
Is Acupuncture Safe During Pregnancy? Find Out!
Last Updated on November 11, 2021Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicinal (TCM) practice that uses thin needles to stimulate different points on the body to produce a range of benefits. Acupuncture has a long history of anecdotal evidence in eastern medicine as a cure-all to alleviate pain, boost immunity, and promote healing. While the scientific
How to Find a Good Acupuncturist [Ultimate Guide]
Last Updated on October 29, 2021Choosing the right provider for any healthcare specialist can be difficult. Many people don’t know what to look for and end up overwhelmed by the choices. We compiled this useful guide to help you find the best acupuncturist – the one that’s right for you. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is
Acupuncture for Tight Muscles and Trigger Points
Last Updated on October 29, 2021Our muscles respond to injury with tightness, stiffness, and pain. Over time, even minor injuries to muscles that go ignored and untreated can become chronic conditions, which wear down our bodies, making existing injuries worse and causing additional injuries to surrounding muscles and bones. But acupuncture can effectively treat tight,
Chiropractor Vs Physical Therapist: The Ultimate Guide
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Physical therapists and chiropractors strive to meet one goal for their patients: to help them live a pain-free life. However, they achieve these goals by different methods. Here are a few ways chiropractors and physical therapists can work to help their patients. These Professionals Share Similar Goals While some
How Often Should You Go See a Chiropractor?
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Pain changes a person’s perception of the world and their place in it. And the onset of chronic pain can change those perceptions irrevocably. Chronic pain is the near-perpetual and unceasing processing of pain signals from the area of injury to the nerves, to the brain, and then back
How to Relieve Pain Under Your Shoulder Blade
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Have you been experiencing pain under your shoulder blade? Shoulder blade pain can wreak havoc on your life. It can make performing daily tasks difficult, and it can keep you from enjoying the activities you once loved. Shoulder pain can have many causes. You might injure your shoulder in
Average Chiropractor Costs Based on Location
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Chiropractors are lifesavers when it comes to getting rid of back pain and alleviating joint problems. But how much will a visit to a chiropractor cost? As with all medical visits, the cost will depend on a few factors such as the practice you visit, treatment types and plans,
Chiropractor for Sciatica: How it Helps
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Do you suffer from sciatica? Are you wondering what you can do to ease your sciatica pain? Sciatica affects up to 40% of the population. While many people suffer from sciatica, it’s largely misunderstood. People tend to lump sciatica in with recurring back pain, but it’s different. This also