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Acupuncture for High Hamstring Strain

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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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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Acupuncture for Athletes


Acupuncture has become a part of post-workout recovery and skills and strength optimization of both amateur and professional athletes. We have know for many years that acupuncture provides pain relief, reduces inflammation and relaxes muscles. Now research is showing that acupuncture can improve performance and strength too. By improving proprioception, rebalancing muscle groups and providing

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5 Tips for an At-Home Ergonomic Workstation for Your Neck and Back

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Due to COVID-19, more of us are increasingly finding ourselves working from home. Although waking up, having breakfast in bed, and then opening the laptop for work sounds enticing, it isn’t the greatest positioning for your spine. Here are a few tips that should help make working from home less of a pain in the

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Affordable Ways for Seniors to Start Self-Care Habits That Last All Year Long

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Lots of people start the new year with resolutions for better health and wellness, but a good number of them fail to stick with their goals. Seniors often face an even tougher challenge making these changes, especially if you’re on a fixed income. There isn’t a magic solution that makes wellness goals a breeze, but

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What Are Shin Splints?

What are shin splints?

<img src=”” alt=”Muscle Injury – Athlete Running Clutching Calf Muscle After Spraining It While Out Jogging On The Be” /> Shin splints are a painful stress syndrome that develops along the region where muscles attach to the tibia or shin bone. Shin splints are characterized as painful aching or burning pain along either edge of

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Five Ways to Reduce Your Allergies

Acupuncture reduces allergies by calming and regulating the immune system and opening the respiratory tract.  Precisely placed needles dilate and expand the lungs allowing you to breath more fully and open up sinuses to resolve congestion and itching.  Acupuncture also calms the immune system making you less reactive to allergens in the air. Chinese Herbal

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5 Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress

For many of us the holidays are a difficult time. Family expectations, uncomfortable political conversations, endless meal preparation, and mandated shopping all contribute to the overwhelming chaos. In the midst of the holiday fury, it’s important that we all find windows of time devoted to relaxation and “me time.”  Finding just 15 minutes a day

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Great Prices on Fish Oils

Inner Gate Acupuncture carries Nordic Natural brand fish oils because of their great reputation, and third party testing.  The testing verifies purity, quality and establishes whether or not heavy metals are present. Inner Gate Acupuncture offers fish oils at prices lower than Whole Foods and New Seasons.  We carry the Pro line of products, which

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Herbal Remedies for Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain, bloating gas and heartburn are conditions that affect many of us.  In fact, according to a Merck corporation survey, 7% of us suffer from abdominal pain on a daily basis!  Abdominal pain is caused by many complicated issues that require careful diagnosis and treatment for lasting relief.  Many of us aren’t satisfied with

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Cilantro Pesto For Detoxification

Cilantro Pesto Recipe Heavy Metal Detox It is important to use organic ingredients and to wash them well. This will avoid contamination with pesticides and herbicides. Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic1/3 cup Brazil nuts or macadamia nuts1/3 cup sunflower seeds1/3 cup pumpkin seeds1 cup fresh cilantro leaves1 cup parsley2/3 cup cold pressed olive oil4 tablespoons lemon

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5 Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

As we have heard in recent years.  Vitamin D deficiency has become epidemic.  Many of don’t receive the daily allowances that provide from strong bones, healthy immune systems, and vital hearts.  It is important to spend sufficient unprotected time in the sun or supplement effectively. Here are 5 symptoms that may indicate you need more

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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 precise acupuncture points. A patient’s signs and symptoms determine which points to use. Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment. Clinical research continues to prove it’s validity and fuel it’s growth and acceptance. Acupuncture has

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