Pain Relief with Ozone Therapy (Ozone Part 1)

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Dr. Brooke has been extolling the virtues of Hyperbaric Ozone Therapy for much of 2018.  To explain all the things that ozone therapy does, and how, is not an easy task and it can’t be done in a small article.  That is why I have broken this down to two parts:  … Continued

Notes on Ergonomics

by Dr. Bridgett B. Simon, ND LAc                 Hello everyone, welcome to the fall season. I like this topic because it turned out to be more than I expected. When I thought of ergonomics before this, posture and sitting time came to mind for me. Working with a lot of tech friends also, things like … Continued

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

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

AIM Acupuncturist Erin “David Letterman” Alberda’s Top 5 (sometimes unexpected) Reasons to get Acupuncture”!

  by Erin Alberda, LAc In the spirit of David Letterman’s retirement, we thought this was fitting!  Here are the top 5 reasons to get Acupuncture at Alpine Integrated Medicine:   Digestive Issues/Food Allergies.  While acupuncture will not fix food allergies, IBS, chrohns or colitis, acupuncture is extremely beneficial in treating some of the sequelae: … Continued

This is Spinal…Manipulation!

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   According to a research study founded by NIH and conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, spinal manipulation is more effective at relieving acute neck pain in the long term than medication! Neck pain is very common.  Nearly 3 out of every 4 people experience neck pain at some … Continued

November Newsletter–Skin Issues and Treatments! Enjoy!

Happy November! AIM has been busy busy busy!  We are getting ready to expand the clinic, including a brand new state of the art IV Therapy Room, and the hiring of a full time massage therapist.  Add that to our excellent ND’s, Acupuncturists, and Therapeutic Yoga Instructors, and you’ll have a new and improved Alpine … Continued

Featured Yoga Pose–Viparita Karani (Legs-Up-the-Wall Yoga Pose)

By Lori Ferry’, RYT and Reiki Master Teacher   This restorative posture gets blood flowing in the opposite direction allowing gravity to reverse the effects on our body, making it good for most any ailment including arthritis, high or low blood pressure, respiratory ailments, and menopause.     Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose Benefits: