What is Body Composition? In simple terms, the body is made of 3 tissue types – lean dense muscle mass, body fat, and bone. Even though two people can have similar weight they can have drastically different body shape and health status because of different proportions of these tissue types. Body composition analysis measures the amount of lean...
How does acupuncture work? Chinese theory states that rivers of energy called qi (chi) run throughout the body. When energy becomes blocked in one area, it may create symptoms of excess such as pain, headaches or digestive problems. There may also be a deficient or depleted condition causing symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, mood changes or...read more
What is Prolotherapy? Prolotherapy, also called Regenerative Injection Therapy (RIT), is an effective technique for treating many types of joint or musculoskeletal pain. Prolotherapy is series of injections in and around the joint structure that stimulate the body’s own mechanism to grow and strengthen joint tissues. Is Prolotherapy for Me? Whether the pain is from acute injury or long-term joint wear and tear,...read more
What is Naturopathic Medicine? Naturopathic medicine is a distinct medical profession that offers both primary and specialized medical care. Naturopathic medicine can best be described by the education of a naturopathic doctor, modalities used, and approach to treatment. Naturopathic Education Licensed Naturopathic Doctors (ND/NMD) have attended a...read more