Brain Health: Pandemic Edition

First of all, cut yourself some slack. As I said before, it is okay to not be okay. Social distancing is hard on all of us. Doctors aren’t immune to all of this. My partner and I just went away for the weekend for the first time since the pandemic began. It was a pretty simple trip to Eastern Washington and we did not do much other than go into the hot tub, sit down at the river, and go on a hike. However, the change of scenery alone was a breath of fresh air and a recharge.

Skin in the Game

While this is, in fact, the medical definition of our skin and, honestly, what this article is about, I also like the definition: “the life or physical well-being of a person.”

Mind-Body Medicine: What is it and what does it treat?

By AIM Staff Mind-body medicine is just as simple as it sounds – and as complex. In short, there is a link between our body and our mind.  Think about when you are stressed or nervous and your stomach hurts or you “felt butterflies”.  That is all coming from our mind, having a physical impact … Continued

Hey Guys! Aging is for the Uninformed: Hormone Therapy at AIM

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz If you listen to sports radio you have no doubt heard the following commercial with these three questions: Do you want more sex drive? Do you want more energy? Do you want to feel younger? The tag line is, “If you said yes to any of these questions, then you may … Continued

Skin Brushing, Friction, and Energy

by Dr. Bridgett Simon, ND LAc We often hear that our skin is our largest organ and it is true. It protects us physically from the elements as well as bacteria and microorganisms. Energetically and metaphorically skin also acts as a boundary.  During energy work, I am often creating protective boundaries for people’s energetic system. … Continued

Skin. Deep.

Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Care By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   Our skin is a reflection of our overall health.  When we are at balance chemically, emotionally, and functionally, our skin glows and looks as healthy as it can be.  However when we are stressed, have hormonal imbalance or are overburdened with toxins from our … Continued

Athletes and Energy Work: Getting the Most out of Your Game

  by Dr. Bridgett B. Simon, ND LAc   Hello AIM community, it is a pleasure to talk to you. My area of specialty is acupuncture and energetic medicine. I know another acupuncturist is speaking to you on the acupuncture so I will focus on reiki, chakra healing and grounding work.

Acupuncture and March Madness

by Debbie Yu, MS, L.Ac, DAOM Candidate 2017   Spring is coming! Sports, activity, and yang energy are rising! With more movement, comes more potential for injuries, or worry about re-activating old injuries. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can certainly help speed recovery in active injuries; and increase circulation and strengthen supporting structures to prevent old … Continued

Hey Athletes: Let’s Kick it up a Notch this Spring!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz, ND Spring is in the air, the buds are coming out on the trees, the daffodils are peeking up through the soil, time to get outside, shake off the winter doldrums and start thinking about longer, dryer, sunnier days to come.  And with this, we all think about the 5 pounds … Continued