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The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect is also known as the dreaded compensatory pattern, and I’m betting many of you have experienced the domino effect without having had a name for it.

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What is Electro-Acupuncture?

While acupuncture has been in use for thousands of years, the use of electro-acupuncture is a fairly recent addition to the tools of an acupuncturist. Electro-acupuncture can produce wonderful results when it comes to certain conditions.

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Vulvar Pain can Ruin the Moment

When you are in the heat of intimacy, but have to stop because it hurts, you may be experiencing vulvar pain.  Women describe vulvar pain as burning, feeling raw, sharp, or painful to the touch. It can be severe enough to prevent women from wearing jeans, riding a bicycle, using a tampon, or having sex. […]

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What is CranioSacral Therapy?

CranioSacral Therapy is another tool to encourage physical, emotional and spiritual health through alignment the cranium and the sacrum. The brain is connected to the sacrum by the spinal cord, which creates the central nervous system. Cerebral spinal fluid is produced within the CranioSacral system and maintains the physiological environment in which your brain and […]

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Focus on Cancer: Pain and peripheral neuropathy

Using acupuncture to reduce pain has been documented in many scientific studies over the years.  It is also one of the best ways to manage the pain associated with peripheral neuropathy induced by chemotherapy.  Damage to the peripheral nerves in the fingers and toes, but also radiating up into the arms and legs can occur […]

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Beat winter woes

Whether you’re feeling under the weather or the grey days are making you gloomy, we have some tips to winter-proof your body, mellow your mood and soothe aches and sniffles.  Dry SkinMoving from the freezing cold outside into overheated conditions inside can play havoc with your skin leaving it dry and flaky. Using a good […]

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“We’re Pregnant, now what?” Musculoskeletal Discomfort

This is the fourth part of a series of articles about pregnancy by YinOva Acupuncturist and Obstetric Nurse, Laura Scheurer, You can read other articles in this series by clicking here. Even very early in pregnancy your body begins to transform to accommodate and prepare for childbirth. Your pelvic girdle shifts to support a growing […]

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Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Today our Clinic Director Noah Rubinstein is blogging about a common foot problem that comes from overdoing it just a bit. This is the time of year in my practice when I see a lot  more people with foot pain because people start to exercise more and take up running. I also treat a lot of […]

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Treating Low Back Pain with Acupuncture

How to keep low back pain from getting in the way of your summer fun.

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How We Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome refers to a collection of symptoms such as wrist pain, numb and tingling fingers and weak hands.  It happens when the median nerve gets compressed because of inflammation leading to constriction in the narrow passageway between the bones and ligaments on the underside of the wrist. In my experience Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is […]

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