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How to Resume Normal Activities After an Auto Accident

Auto accident recovery guide

A Guide to Physical and Emotional Recovery Auto accidents are traumatic events that can disrupt our lives physically, emotionally, and financially. After the initial shock and immediate aftermath, the process of resuming normal activities becomes a critical part of the recovery journey. This guide aims to provide guidance on how to navigate the physical and […]

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Exploring the Benefits of Massage Therapy After an Auto Accident

Massage therapy after an auto accident

An auto accident can be a traumatic experience, leaving individuals with physical injuries and psychological stress. Getting proper and prompt medical treatments and rehabilitation are crucial aspects of recovery. Also incorporating massage therapy into the healing process can offer numerous benefits. The power of touch has been recognized for centuries, and in the context of

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What Are Shin Splints?

What are shin splints?

<img src=”https://innergateacupuncture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/bigstock-Muscle-Injury-Athlete-Runnin-83143142.jpg” 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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What is Shoulder Impingement?

What is shoulder impingement?

Shoulder Impingement is when the tendons of the rotator cuff become overused and injured.  The subsequent pain and swelling reduce the shoulder mobility leading to shoulder impingement. The tendons of the rotator cuff slide between the clavicle and the humerus in the shoulder joint. When the tendons are inflamed or damaged this slide is no

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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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Plantar Fasciitis Sucks!

Plantar fasciitis is a common complaint characterized by pain in the heel and the bottom surface of the foot. The pain is typically worse in the morning and after periods of inactivity.  Risk factors for plantar fasciitis include: Foot Over-Pronation Flat feet High arches Obesity Achilles Tendon Tension Poor Footwear Acupuncture is a successful component of

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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.  Because endometrial tissue is regulated by hormones, women will experience increased pain close to their menses.  While Western medicine focuses on hormonal therapy and laparoscopic surgery, Chinese medicine works to regulate the menstrual bleeding and

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2 Surgeries to Avoid

Complex spinal fusion for stenosis and hysterectomy for uterine fibroids are both surgeries that may be best avoided.  There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. According to the AARP. Theses two surgeries are over performed, often deemed as unneccesary  and are money makes for hospitals and doctors. Complex spinal fusion is a surgery to manage back pain.  The

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Lemon Juice Can Help You Alkalize Your Body

Dangers of Acidity in The Body: Long term exposure to acids can denature and damage cellular structure.  This leads to poor cell function.  It is important that the inner body stay alkaline. The tissues of our body are damaged by acid.  The obvious exception to this is the stomach, which is equipped with specialized cells that

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4 Recipes To Replenish Your Electrolytes Naturally!

All of these juices can be easily made at home. The ingredients are designed to restore the electrolytes we lose during vigorous exercise. These juices are all natural. They contain none of the chemical additives, refined sugars or artificial colors and flavors found in commercial sport drinks. Celery, Apple & Lemon Juice – Celery provides several of the

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Health Benefits of Curcumin

Curcumin For Your Health Curcumin is a potent anti-inflammatory with many beneficial secondary effects.  The research is so promising that Inner Gate Acupuncture has begun to carry highly potent and tightly regulated curcumin supplements. Curcumin is an organic compound found in turmeric.  However, turmeric is only about 3% curcumin by weight and is poorly absorbed in the digestive

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