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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient technique that promotes your body’s natural healing process through the placement of thin, sterile needles into …

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Achilles’ Tendon Pain

Achilles Tendon Pain? Acupuncture helps the recovery time of a damaged achilles tendon by reducing inflammation, reinforcing connective tissues and more.

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3 Ways Chinese Medicine Helps Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a women’s health condition where uterine cells grow outside of the uterus, commonly in the ovaries and fallopian tubes.  …

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Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!
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Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!

In the uncertain era of a pandemic, conflicting news and political unrest it’s important that we do what we can …

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Favorite Naturopathic Foods to Prevent Winter Illness

Dr. heather Krebsbach As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe strongly in the healing power of nature. So as the cold …

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Probiotics and Fish Oils During Pregnancy Linked to Healthier Children

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Easy Substitutes For Unhealthy Foods

Guest Blog Provided by blogger Stacia B. We understand: The tough reality is that it can be difficult to eat …

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Can Acupuncture Heal Damaged Ligaments?

Ligaments are strong connective tissue bands that connect bones to bones. They are similar to tendons which connect muscles to …

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Prenatal Chiropractor: What Is It and Why Is It Good For You?

  From aches and back pain to nausea and an untold number of sleepless nights, pregnancy often comes along with a host of problematic side effects that can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life between the conception and birth of their little bundles of joy. More than half of all pregnant women experience such

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Chiropractor for TMJ: The Ultimate Guide

TMJ can be an incredibly painful condition that you can alleviate with chiropractic care. Chiropractors are amazing at relieving pain while promoting healing in your soft tissue. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction can greatly affect your life. Most patients seek to heal over time by using jaw exercises and wearing mouth guards, ice and heat treatments, and

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Chiropractor for a Pinched Nerve: Things to Know

Having a pinched nerve can make everyday living difficult. Even worse is that it can cause unpredictable pain and limit the range of motion. It’s not a type of pain that you can just learn to live with either. Every movement is a jolting reminder that you have a pinched nerve. But you don’t have

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Pinched Nerves

Do you suffering from pain in certain areas of your body? Does this pain often result in numbness or tingling? Or, does it feel like you have pins and needles going into your body? If you answered yes to any of these questions, there’s a good chance you’re suffering from a pinched nerve. Pinched nerves

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Injury Rehab Exercises to Try at Home

  Rehabbing from an injury can be a serious process. In some cases, it only takes a couple of weeks to rehab from an injury, while in other cases, it can take months.  Luckily, there’s a lot that you can do to ensure the rehabilitation process goes smoothly. You can see a chiropractor, acupuncturist, or

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Average Chiropractor Costs Based on Location

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, or if there are any exams

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Chiropractor for Sciatica: How it Helps

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 means that treatment for sciatica pain

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Holistic Chiropractor: Definition, Benefits, and More

Over 20% of the US population suffers from chronic pain. To deal with chronic pain, many people visit a chiropractor.  According to a recent survey, 29 million American adults have visited chiropractors in the past five years. This accounts for about 10 percent of the population.  While there are all kinds of chiropractors to choose

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How To Select The Best Chiropractor for your Condition

Chiropractors are all focused on healing people but often have slightly different ideas and philosophies for the best way to get your body feeling 100%. Choosing a chiropractor can come down to their techniques, specialties, and your rapport with them. You should do your research when it comes to selecting an experienced chiropractor who is

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What to Do When You Throw Your Back Out

Throwing out your back can be painful and terrifying. When you throw out your back, it’s important to know what step to take so you don’t make the back injury worse than it already is.  What should you do when you throw your back out? Read on to learn the steps you need to take

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How to Relieve Whiplash Neck Pain Naturally

Whiplash is a common neck injury that results from a motor vehicle accident. It affects both the bones and soft tissues around the neck and the lower part of the head. According to statistics, roughly 3 million people in the USA suffer from whiplash injury each year. As a result, it’s among the top reasons

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Herniated Discs and Chiropractic Care

You may have heard of terms such as a bulging disc, slipped disc, pinched nerve, or herniated disc. All of these conditions relate to the spongy, jelly-like material in between the vertebrae of our spine, aka vertebral discs. Vertebral discs provide cushion to the shock and impacts of daily forces loaded through our spines, providing

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Is Acupuncture Safe?

This is a very common question for people new to acupuncture. Yes! Acupuncture is safe! Acupuncture is very safe when performed by a trained and licensed practitioner. In fact, acupuncture has far fewer side effects than most other medical interventions. Because acupuncture needles are so thin the most common complication we see in our clinic

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What is Sports Medicine Acupuncture?

Guest Blog Supplied by Sports Medicine Acupuncture Program Sports acupuncture is a non-defined general term used by many practitioners who apply acupuncture to treat activity or sports-related injuries. The principle behind this term is based solely on the practitioner’s own experience in either “sports” or “acupuncture.” Currently, there is no regulatory board with set guidelines

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Easy Substitutes For Unhealthy Foods

Guest Blog Provided by blogger Stacia B. We understand: The tough reality is that it can be difficult to eat healthy all the time. All those snacks and sweets are so tempting that giving up a healthy diet is an easy choice that too many people make. But that’s only because we make healthy eating

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Support for Poor Air Quality

Well, 2020 is really testing our strength and resilience! My heart goes out to those of you who have lost homes, loved ones and jobs please know that love and support surrounds you! The destruction from the wildfires is incredibly tragic and the smoke is feeling very oppressive, please take care of yourself.  Ways to

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Chiropractic, Pain and Strength Training:

Strength Training for Reducing Pain For many people with pain, chiropractic care, massage, physiotherapy, acupuncture, and pain relievers are all possible ways to help them live better lives. However, when researching the scientific literature, weightlifting or resistance training has started gaining traction with more clinical evidence supporting its use to treat pain. Strength training is

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Triathletes and Acupuncture

Have you pondered adding acupuncture to your training and recovery routine? Here are five reasons that acupuncture might fit you and your training really well. Acupuncture is a safe and time tested method of healing Acupuncture has been evolving for centuries. The current methods and sports medicine applications are the result of research and a

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Acupuncture and Sports Performance

Many people use acupuncture to address specific injuries, relieve chronic pain or reduce daily stress. Now, healthcare professionals are recommending acupuncture for competitive athletes to fine tune muscle groups, and improve athletic performance.  Many athletes are turning to Sports Medicine Acupuncture to avoid getting hurt and to promote recovery when an injury is sustained. Sports

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Strategies for low back pain relief
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Strategies for Low Back Pain Relief

Have you ever had low back pain? If so, you are not alone. According to research, up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. And that may surprise you, but it is often the second most common reason for a visit to the doctor. Back pain can

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Warm Up Correctly Before Your Next Run

Warming up is an important part of every workout. In just 5-10 minutes you can prepare your body for the upcoming physical strain of a workout and can prepare yourself mentally for a new activity. Warm-ups prevent injury by: Increasing blood flow to tendons and ligaments  Loosening muscles Gently increasing heart and respiratory rates Improving

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Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!

In the uncertain era of a pandemic, conflicting news and political unrest it’s important that we do what we can to maintain of physical and mental health. Taking control of our diets and building healthy immune systems is more important now than ever before! Healthy diets prevent chronic disease, obesity and other health concerns that

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Chiropractic

Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Wrist Pain?

Although we mainly focus on the spine, chiropractors can make adjustments on the extremities (arms, legs, ribs and jaw). Wrist pain in particular can be a symptom that originates from different regions of our bodies, including the neck, shoulder, elbow and wrist. How the problem started will be a determining factor in determining whether the

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4 Exercises and Stretches for Knee Pain

Knee pain commonly occurs when muscles, tendons or ligaments that surround the knee are experiencing inflammation or are injured. This type of pain is very common among teenagers, young adults, athletes and those experiencing arthritic pain. Below are 4 exercises and stretches you can do at home to help strengthen or relax key muscles to

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Acupuncture for High Hamstring Strain

High hamstring strains occur in the upper thigh near the buttock. It is technically know as proximal hamstring tendinopathy. High hamstring strains are a common injury for middle to long distance runners and those participating in running and kicking sports. Symptoms of a high hamstring strain High hamstring strain usually develop gradually overtime. The can

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4 tips to prevent injuries for runners
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4 Tips to Prevent Injuries for Runners

As many other outdoor activities have become limited and spring weather is in full effect, runners have been multiplying on the sidewalks and streets. Running injuries are very common as the body is put through repetitive motion, especially when there is an issue with the running form or an overloading of untrained muscles. Whether you’re

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Acupuncture For Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a common lower leg injury we see at Inner Gate Health & Wellness. They occur commonly in sports where direct engagement against other competitors can modify landing positions, such as soccer or basketball but are also common in track & field and gymnastics. Ankle sprains cause damage to the ligaments of the

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5 Ways to Bring Mindfulness into Your Daily Life.

What is mindfulness and how do we bring it into our day practice?  Mindfulness is the act of being present, of consciously being involved in the current moment.   To practice mindfulness some people have developed meditation routines where focus on the breath or the body is maintained throughout the practice. However, mindfulness can be practiced

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