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:
How can acupuncture improve pregnancy rates during in vitro fertilization (IVF)? Certified acupuncturist Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, shares how acupuncture is a safe, effective accompaniment to IVF treatments:
Our providers are often asked how integrative medicine is different from traditional medicine. While integrative medicine differs from traditional medicine, it is used to effectively treat a variety of conditions and symptoms. We asked Dr. Harold Bowersox, DO, BCIM, FAAIM, to explain the differences:
Healthier heart, pain-free joints, complete nutrition - supplement and vitamin companies boast lots of benefits. How do you know if the supplements you get in a retail store are guaranteed to be safe and effective? Jacob Wolf, a naturopathic provider at Lake Health, shares his expertise on choosing nutritional supplements.