Foot pain is a common presentation that can be due to a variety of causes. These may include work related fatigue, diet, trauma, age, or a genetic anomaly such as flat feet. According to the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, the North West Adelaide health study concluded that, “Foot pain affects nearly one in […]

Spring Newsletter 2016 “In this month the vapors of heaven descend and those of earth ascend. Heaven and earth are in harmonious co-operation.” – Liji, Yueling: 6 (The Book of Rites) Now, the old and the stale can dissipate. Spring is the season of renewal. Just like at the start how the humble slithers of […]

When winters are mild, in place of ice and snow comes rain along with unseasonably warm temperatures. This mix can spawn slow bacterial growth causing release of pollen, mold and oth er potential toxins that could cause allergic reactions. Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York comments […]

There are many types of hearing conditions that could create a daily struggle difficult to overcome. According to The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), About 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears […]

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” – John Boswell Winter is here and you are welcome to embrace all that strengthens, reboots and heals or hide your head in the snow and wish for the best. As each seasonal transition […]

BPH stands for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged but not cancerous. The prostate is a walnut sized gland deep in a male’s anatomy wrapping itself around the urethra (outflow urine tube) and in charge of adding protective fluid, called semen, to sperm. When the prostate enlarges, […]

A lipoma is a painless, non-cancerous (benign), harmless, slow growing sponge-like growth between the skin and muscle. It can develop anywhere in the body but is often found on the head, neck, back and shoulders. It does not dissipate on its own and can be treated by conventional medicine with steroids or surgery. However, lipomas […]

Our joint system is an integral, everyday set of essential tools often taken for granted. The lower portion experiences the brunt of weight bearing activity while the upper half continues to twist, turn, lift, push and pull throughout the day. Among the many afflictions these joints can fall prey to, frozen shoulder is a painful, […]

If your jaw is popping, impeding closure, or in constant pain you may be suffering from a variety of jaw related issues including TMJ or temporal mandibular joint disorder. If this pain is not addressed, worsening symptoms could occur including varying facial pain, chronic headaches, earaches and/or toothaches. Conventional medicine addresses jaw pain by attempting […]

Hives, technically called Urticaria, can present at any given time. For some, the presentation of red, swollen, itchy skin eruptions are a common occurrence while others struggle with a sporadic bout. The cause can be found in many culprits such as environmental toxins, food allergens, insect bites, medicine side effects, anxiety, or a clue of […]