The repetitive motion of riding a bike and sitting in the same position for long periods of time can take a negative toll on the rider’s upper body, arms and knees. Specifically, the shoulders, neck, back, tail bone, wrist, forearms and knees take the brunt of the ride. If you’re riding long distances […]
According to a recent report, at least 35% of adults in the United States alone have admitted to having less than seven hours of sleep. The lack of sleep is due to various factors including lifestyle, stress, food and most importantly screens. Unfortunately, prolonged lack of sleep can put you in a sleep […]
Research has revealed that one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is people wanting to shed those extra pounds that they have been trying to shed for quite some time. While the resolution is quite common, so are the efforts and cheats on this path. People commonly complain that though they are […]
For centuries, the concept of natural healing and concepts associated with it, (think acupuncture, massage therapy and your body’s natural ability to heal) have continued to capture the attention of medical practitioners and patients alike. While most medical practitioners do not advocate natural healing and often label it as a sham, many patients […]
What, exactly, is Acupuncture?
Well, it’s the traditional Chinese medical practice of applying extremely fine needles, heat and/or pressure to highly specified points of the body. This is important and only to be done by a professional due to the length of the needles and how easily they can pierce vital organs if done incorrectly. The theory surrounding the […]
Both homeopathy and naturopathy are several centuries old. However, the two medical disciplines are distinctly different from each other in their approaches. Although they are both focused on finding the root cause of the disorder before treating it, the philosophies and treatment are completely different from each other.
Developed in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, homeopathy is a […]