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What Do Chiropractors Do?


What is a Chiropractor? You may have heard of chiropractic medicine and of chiropractors - but do you know what this is all about? A chiropractor is an individual who has completed at least 2 years of undergraduate study before attending chiropractic school. Programs tend to be between 3 to 4 years. Chiropractic education consists [...]

What Do Chiropractors Do?2019-09-30T08:21:24-07:00

Back to school health and wellness tips


It's Back to school time for the kids and the focus will be on classes, sports and other after-school activities. As you get adjusted to the new school year it’s a good idea to do check on these four things for your child to keep them healthy and performing well in school. Good sleep habits. [...]

Back to school health and wellness tips2019-09-02T18:17:19-07:00

Testosterone Therapy – A Healthy Boost


While testosterone is primarily known as a sex hormone, it actually plays a bigger role in men's health, affecting a wide range of drives, reactions and impulses - from mood regulation to motivation and drive, from muscle responsiveness to alertness. Testosterone is understood to regulate bone mass, muscle mass and strength, fat distribution and even the [...]

Testosterone Therapy – A Healthy Boost2019-09-16T16:10:08-07:00

Acupuncture and Pain Reduction


Is acupuncture good for pain? Patients often ask if acupuncture can address specific conditions. My answer is nearly always yes because Chinese medicine is not limited to only addressing pain or menopausal symptoms or insomnia. Chinese medicine is an elegant system developed through thousands of years of study and observation of nature and the inseparable [...]

Acupuncture and Pain Reduction2019-09-16T16:36:29-07:00

Why is butter back on the table?


Why is butter back on the table? by Sarah Larson, ND, LAc Or: Butter never left my table but why am I no longer in trouble for having it there? The old saying, “where there’s smoke there’s fire”, is a good adage. Things that have the ring of truth tend to stick around. Unfortunately, when [...]

Why is butter back on the table?2019-07-01T17:19:52-07:00

Supplements: Not all good, not all bad


To Supplement or Not to Supplement, That is the Question (OR: Dietary Supplements: More than 50 Shades of Grey) by Sarah Larson, ND, LAc Should people take dietary supplements? There is a lot of discussion about the health benefits and risks to supplementing one’s diet with additional vitamins and minerals. I’m not talking about taking [...]

Supplements: Not all good, not all bad2019-08-05T13:22:50-07:00

Non-exercise physical activity may reduce heart disease risk


Non-exercise physical activity improves heart health (Or: It pays to dust the living room while watching television) By Sarah Larson, ND, LAc While there is no substitute for a regular exercise routine, a recent study from Swedish researchers indicates just getting up and moving around throughout the day rather than sitting can reduce the chance [...]

Non-exercise physical activity may reduce heart disease risk2019-08-05T13:23:16-07:00

Hanging out my shingle


Hanging out my shingle By Sarah Larson, ND, LAc This is a curious profession. One goes to medical school for a minimum of six years in order to receive two graduate degrees only to be let loose to pursue a career as one chooses. I opted to spend two years as a resident physician to [...]

Hanging out my shingle2019-07-01T17:21:39-07:00