Rotator Cuff Tears


By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DC, MS What is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a series of four muscles that surround the head of the upper arm bone (humerus). They assist in movement initiation of the shoulder and increase the depth of the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff provides increased stability during arm movements, [...]

Rotator Cuff Tears2021-08-06T20:34:42-07:00

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell LENS, or Low Energy Neurofeedback System, is a unique form of neurofeedback treatment. It is quick, efficient and addresses many of the issues arising from our busy, modern lives. LENS works by essentially ‘resetting’ the brain and nervous system. This reset allows the brain to find a new baseline to operate [...]

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment2021-08-07T09:05:00-07:00

In Defense of Fear


By Rhea Morais, MA Fear is the mind killer…or is it? Fear is often viewed as something to be avoided, but what are some psychological benefits of fear? In my practice as a therapist, inevitably clients will bring up personal fears and anxieties in our sessions. “What if I’m not good enough/smart enough/talented enough?” “Am [...]

In Defense of Fear2021-08-07T09:39:17-07:00

The Sunshine Vitamin


By Chelsea Eilts, ND, MSOM, LAc Vitamin D is the one essential vitamin that your body produces on its own when given enough sun exposure. However, for people living north of the San Francisco latitude, there is insufficient UVB exposure to make enough of this vitamin outside of the summer months. Certain foods do contain [...]

The Sunshine Vitamin2021-07-02T18:45:39-07:00

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe


By Lisa Thompson, ND Now that we are well into summer we have an abundance of fresh, healthy herbs from the garden, farmer’s market and grocery store. This recipe calls for 3 different herbs and is packed with nutrients and flavor. The rainbow of veggies and herbs are rich in antioxidants and provide all [...]

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe2021-07-02T18:49:12-07:00

Feverfew for Migraine Headache


By Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND Feverfew (Latin name Tanacetum parthenium) belongs to the Asteraceae or daisy family of plants. It’s a medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of fever, migraine headache, rheumatoid arthritis, stomachache, toothache and insect bites. Found in gardens and along roadsides, Feverfew is a beautiful daisy-like perennial. The name “feverfew” stems from [...]

Feverfew for Migraine Headache2021-06-04T17:37:24-07:00

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month


By Dr Lisa Thompson June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM). It’s estimated that migraine affects over 14% of people worldwide, making it the 3rd most common disease behind dental cavities and tension headache. In the United States alone, more than 39 million women, men, and children experience migraine. The World Health Organization named migraine as one of the 10 [...]

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month2021-06-03T22:22:20-07:00

Cold Lavender Compress for Sunburn


By Dr Lisa Thompson As we come into the season of sunshine and outdoor adventure, it’s important to be aware of sun exposure and protecting the skin from the damaging effects of UV rays. In a previous blog post we discussed sunscreen and provided a link to the Environmental Working Group’s sunscreen guide. Although we [...]

Cold Lavender Compress for Sunburn2021-06-03T20:23:44-07:00

May is Mental Health Month


By Dr. Peter Addy, PhD Wow, life sure can be hard right now. I feel like I have less to do, and also more to do at the same time. It can be more difficult to focus my mental and physical energy, especially when Netflix and the couch are so close by and inviting (I’m [...]

May is Mental Health Month2021-05-03T13:03:45-07:00

Disc Herniation


By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DCDisc herniations occur when there is a disruption in the outer layer of an intervertebral disc (the annulus fibrosis), causing the inner jelly-like material (the nucleus pulposus) to become displaced. The most common direction for this material to move is posterolaterally (angled back and to the side), which can exert pressure [...]

Disc Herniation2021-05-01T11:41:12-07:00

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit


Reiki is a form of healing energy that exists throughout the universe. In recent times it has been classified as a biofield therapy; a biofield is the field of energy that surrounds and interpenetrates the human body, or any biological body. Therapies such as Reiki are noninvasive modalities in which the practitioner works with the [...]

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit2021-05-01T10:33:55-07:00

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie


By Dr Chelsea Eilts, ND, LAc This delicious, healthy Green Goddess Smoothie is a great way to start the day or refresh yourself after a workout. This recipe is gluten-free, without added sugars. Substitutions are suggested for folks who are vegan. This smoothie is loaded with healthy nutrients to do your body and mind some [...]

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie2021-04-01T15:37:17-07:00
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