Naturopathic medicine is a unique practice of medicine that combines natural therapeutic techniques with traditional medicine. Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, naturopathic provider and licensed oriental medicine provider, answers common questions about naturopathy:
Everyday stress can take a toll. Jacob Wolf, naturopathic provider at Lake Health, talks about the “rest and digest” state of your nervous system and how to reach this more relaxed state. Deep breathing, acupuncture and herbal tea can all help reduce stress. Hear more about Jacob’s approach to decreasing stress:
When you think of acupuncture, you may think of pain relief. Acupuncture can effectively help manage pain, plus a lot more. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how acupuncture can treat a wide variety of issues, such as migraines and infertility:
Over 3.7 million Americans suffer with diagnosed fibromyalgia. It’s a common and chronic condition that causes pain and tenderness in joints, muscles and tendons. Acupuncture may help. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how:
More than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic daily pain, and over 55 percent of Americans have experienced some amount of pain in the past three months. Integrative medicine offers several non-opiate pain relief options.
If you struggle to lose weight with diet and exercise alone, acupuncture may be a treatment worth considering. How can acupuncture help you lose weight? Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, describes how she uses ear acupuncture to help her patients reach weight loss goals:
Plantar fasciitis is a common condition of the bottom of the foot/heel which can be debilitating and painful, preventing you from walking, playing sports or doing any activity. If other treatments have failed, acupuncture has been shown to successfully treat this condition. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how acupuncture helps improve pain and soreness caused by plantar fasciitis:
Have you heard of cupping therapy? This therapeutic technique has been practiced for centuries. Jacob Wolf, a naturopathic provider at Lake Health, demonstrates cupping and explains its benefits.
Does acupuncture hurt? Certified acupuncturist Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, gives us the answer:
Non-pharmaceutical interventions can help ease symptoms for a variety of health issues, including allergies. Naturopathic provider Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, gives this simple tip to relieve congestion caused by allergies or illness: