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
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
by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz, ND Stress-noun- a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. As I sit here writing this article that is 2 weeks late, dealing with new hires, family in town, ailing family out of town, young children and where to send them to … Continued
by Debbie Yu, LAc Acupuncture and Chinese medicine constitutes a whole medicine, but can often be difficult to understand due to language (qi, blood, yin, yang, zang-fu, meridians, etc). There are more similarities between Eastern and Western medicine than you may think. Continue reading for a correlation between cortisol and “Liver qi stagnation” and the … Continued
Ever feel like this guy? This month’s topic is a particularly timely one, as we at AIM have experienced our fair share of stress recently. As you may have noticed, we recently got a new phone system. It’s wonderful now, but for about two weeks there, things were rocky. We hired two incredible new providers, … Continued
Ever feel like things are going fast, and you just need a minute to relax?