A holistic approach to Back Pain

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Back Pain, restricted range of motion, and laxity in joint movement are all very common occurrences during our lives.  That knowledge doesn’t make your back or other joints feel any better, but the good news is that there are some simple things you can do to alleviate that pain.  At AIM … Continued

How do I deal with stiff joints in the winter time?

  Ever wonder why some people’s joint pains and aches get worse in the cold weather? Well you’re not alone.  Lots of people wonder about those nagging pains, and of course, about the scientific reasons behind Granny’s “trick knee” that seems to be able to predict rainstorms.  They also wonder how to fix them, or … Continued

Cervicalgia (neck pain) – an Eastern Approach

By Erin Alberda, LAc One of the most common ailments I treat as an acupuncturist is neck pain.  Some days the sheer volume of patients coming through my office with very similar complaints has my intakes sounding like a Dr. Seuss rhyme – does it hurt you when you move your head?  Does it hurt … Continued

Treating Frozen Shoulder–Physiotherapy and Trigger Point Injections

by Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Though exercise and stretching continues to be the primary rehab treatment employed for adhesive capsulitis, or commonly known as the “frozen shoulder”, best results are only achieved if the involved muscles have been checked and treated for trigger points.  Muscles that have trigger points are not able to relax properly and … Continued

An Overview of Frozen Shoulder

by Dr. Liat Engel Have you or someone that you care about been struggling to recover from a persistent shoulder pain or limitation of shoulder mobility that just doesn’t seem to be resolving? This may be a case of “frozen shoulder” or also known as “adhesive capsulitis.” This condition affects 2-5% of the general population … Continued