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Using Acupuncture to Treat Foot Pain

People often don’t realize how foot health affects their quality of life until every step they take causes pain. Whether the pain stems from an accident, plantar fasciitis, or another common cause doesn’t matter nearly as much as finding lasting relief...

May 23rd, 2018
Natural Treatment Options for Bursitis and Tendonitis

The key to living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible is getting up and doing the things you love with the people you love. Whether that is hiking, swimming, playing a few rounds of golf, or talking a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood ...

Apr 29th, 2018
Acupuncture: Your Secret Weapon in the Battle Against Back Pain

Unfortunately, the reality is most people will struggle with lower back pain at some point in their life. Studies show that up to 80% of the global population will experience back pain in their lives. In most cases, the lower back is the most ...

Apr 6th, 2018
The Link Between Better Sleep and Chiropractic Care

Few chronic health problems are as frustrating as insomnia, which means that a person has trouble falling asleep or staying asleep for several consecutive hours. Because of insomnia, Americans suffer from all-day fatigue, poor concentration, a weakened ...

Jan 24th, 2018
How Effective is Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries?

Chiropractic healing has gained recognition in recent years throughout the medical community as being a valid and effective treatment method to relieve many types of pain. Many medical and university studies have produced results showing that spinal ...

Sep 29th, 2017
How Chiropractic Care Can Alleviate Foot Pain

Foot pain is such a common problem that 75 percent of all Americans will experience it at some point. With 26 bones in each foot, it’s easy to understand why. Each foot also contains nerves that send messages to the brain telling it the precise ...

Jul 17th, 2017
Acupuncture and Natural Remedies for Frozen Shoulder

If you have a condition known as frozen shoulder, you know that it’s both painful and limiting. Chinese medicine refers to frozen shoulder as a “50-year shoulder” because people tend to get the condition in middle age. Here is what you need to know ...

May 26th, 2017
Acupuncture and Other Drug-free Treatments for Autism Symptoms

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a diagnostic category to describe the developmental conditions of autistic disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive development disorder. While each diagnosis has variation in ...

Apr 10th, 2017
How to Treat Muscle Knots

Anyone who has ever had sore muscles may have described it to others as a muscle knot. Of course, this expression is a figure of speech since muscles don’t really tie themselves in knots. To understand how this type of pain happens, a person first ...

Mar 22nd, 2017
What Causes Neck, Shoulder, and Arm Pain?

Neck, shoulder, and arm pain can be anything from a minor annoyance to completely debilitating. It can also be acute, which means it comes on and leaves suddenly, or chronic, referring to an ongoing condition with little relief. This type of pain ...

Feb 12th, 2017
10 Great Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment

For many patients new to the concept of acupuncture, the idea of getting dozens of needles stuck into one’s body seems less than appealing. However, such trepidation quickly dissipates as newcomers to acupuncture realize that the treatment is virtually ...

Jan 31st, 2017
Whiplash After an Auto Accident: Why See a Chiropractor?

A common auto accident injury, whiplash is activated at least 24 hours after the auto accident and can cause considerable pain if it is not treated properly. Learn how to tell if pain after an auto accident could be whiplash, and how to get it treated ...

Jan 2nd, 2017
Treating Sciatica with Chiropractic Care

Back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, 8 out of 10 people suffer from some type of back pain, which can range from acute ...

Oct 24th, 2016
Massage 101: Different Massage Therapy Styles

Massage therapy: simply giving muscles and ligaments a nice, firm rubdown while listening to ambient sounds, right? Actually, that could not be further from the truth. People new to massage therapy don’t often recognize the many different techniques ...

Aug 17th, 2016
Why Walking Will Lead to a Healthier (and Longer!) Life

Everyday millions of Americans make the decision to take steps towards improving their health and well being. Unfortunately, with the hundreds of fad diets and workout regiments being touted as the fastest and easiest path towards our fitness goals, ...

Jul 18th, 2016
5 Ideas for Getting Active in SF this Summer

Its probably safe to say that regardless of a normal workout schedule, we could all use a bit more exercise and activity in our lives. This is especially true for all of the nine to five office workers here in Downtown SF, who we see come into the ...

May 17th, 2016
How to Improve Flexibility While at Work

As important as having a job is to achieving and maintaining a comfortable lifestyle, most of the average, 9-to-5 desk jobs wreck havoc on our health and bodies. Something all doctors can agree on (which is quite rare) is that staying in a seated ...

Apr 19th, 2016
Getting the Most Out of Your Massage

If you have decided to book an appointment for a massage, you have already taken the first step towards improving your physical and mental well-being. We will often get folks new to receiving professional massages that ask, “Is there anything I need to ...

Mar 10th, 2016
Stretches & Exercises That Every Desk Worker Can Do

In the past we have discussed the risks associated to sitting stationary at a desk for prolonged periods of time at work. While there is little we can do to completely avoid these situations as well as plenty of options for treating the side effects ...

Feb 23rd, 2016
The Super Bowl, Couch Potatoes, & Your Back

Last Sunday, 111.9 million people across the world tuned in to Super Bowl 50, which was held just hour down the peninsula in Santa Clara. With all of the festivities and excitement that surrounded the game, especially with “Super Bowl City” being so ...

Feb 10th, 2016
Relieve Discomfort with Prenatal Acupuncture Treatments

As wonderful of a city as San Francisco is, it tends to get a bad rap when it comes to children. For the most part, people see San Francisco as a city better geared towards single millennials and young professionals rather than families or ...

Jan 26th, 2016
What are The Effects Of Cracking Your Back?

Many people that experience back pain get slight of relief when they crack it. This is a common practice but it is also one that draws some criticism from those who are not truly up to speed on the subject. When you understand the truth about cracking ...

Dec 28th, 2015
Choosing The Right Chiropractor

Most people that are at least somewhat familiar with a chiropractic care know that with regular visits, spinal issues and back pain can be treated. Although that certainly is something the chiropractors are best known for, an achy back is only one of ...

Dec 21st, 2015
Ten Conditions That Acupuncture Can Effectively Treat

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years. Originally developed as a form of ancient Chinese medicine, acupuncture has been in existence for thousands of years. The healing powers of acupuncture today are used to treat a wide variety of ...

Nov 26th, 2015
Prenatal Massage: An Expecting Mothers’ Secret Weapon

Ask any mother about pregnancy, and they will all tell you that those nine months leading up to one of the most special moments of their life are just as stressful as they are exciting. The changes that the body goes through, compounded with the ...

Nov 25th, 2015
What MLS Laser Therapy Can Do For You

Some of the greatest byproducts of advancements in science and technology involve the development of effective, minimally invasive procedures to treat and manage pain. Afflictions that used to require complex treatments or even surgery can now be ...

Oct 16th, 2015
Massage Therapy: A Cyclist’s Secret Weapon

Anyone who works or lives in San Francisco can tell you that cycling is a huge part of the city’s culture. From the 9 to 5’ers that bike from the train or ferry to office, to the scores of folks who storm up Market Street every month for Critical Mass. ...

Sep 23rd, 2015
Using Acupuncture for Stress Relief

If you are a tech or finance professional in San Francisco, you understand all too well the pressure and stress that is associated with your chosen career. A survey of more than 3,000 professionals found that nearly half of IT workers are experiencing ...

Aug 24th, 2015
Tech Industry Workers & Back Pain

In the past 20 to 30 years, work has changed dramatically for many people. And with our office based in the technology hub that is downtown San Francisco, we have a front row seat to how the modern day office environment has contributed to increased ...

Jul 23rd, 2015