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Magnesium: Among the Most Vital Nutrients in the Body

Leg cramps? Insomnia? Anxiety? These 3 ailments are linked to deficiency of #Magnesium.  Magnesium (Mg) is responsible for over 300 vital bodily functions! If yours is low, supplement with MG or eat Magnesium rich foods to avoid chronic illnesses resulting from deficiency! Deficiency can cause not only leg cramps, insomnia and anxiety, but Migraines, fatigue, […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Magnesium: Among the Most Vital Nutrients in the Body

Restore & maintain the “inner ecology” of you: Body Ecology Diet

Today is the day, Body Ecology starts now! A common sense, sound approach to changing the status quo in your gut, and start feeling free from inflammation – a primary cause of pain & discomfort for so many people. Check it out and join this Springtime commitment toward feeling well! Have pain? Skin issues? Headaches? Overweight? […]

By |March 5th, 2017|Dietary Reccomendations, Digestive Health, Nutrition, Pain Management, Preventative medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Restore & maintain the “inner ecology” of you: Body Ecology Diet

Neck Pain and Upper Back Tension: A Dynamic Connection

The connection between neck tension and upper back pain is not always clear, but understanding it can lead to faster resolution of both. 

Many of my clients who report stiffness and pain in the upper neck or tension at the base of the skull often also report painful areas in their upper back and shoulder. When there are […]

By |February 12th, 2016|Massage Therapy, Myofascial Techniques, Pain Management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Neck Pain and Upper Back Tension: A Dynamic Connection

Acupuncture increases the success of IVF

Have you considered undergoing IVF therapy? Then you should know that Acupuncture significantly reduces stress levels in women undergoing IVF. It also increases blood flow to ovaries and uterus, which can positively impact the rate of success.  Click the link below for the full article.

 

 

Building resilience- A preliminary exploration of women’s perceptions of the use […]

By |January 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acupuncture increases the success of IVF

Thoughts on piriformis and sciatica from Trent Wilson, LMT

As a professional Licensed Massage Therapist in private practice, I am accessible to my clients as they work through different muskuloskeletal concerns. A client recently asked for my opinion on this article:
What is the piriformis muscle… how does it relate to my sciatic nerve?
This was my response:
As far as the information presented, the article is correct. […]

By |January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thoughts on piriformis and sciatica from Trent Wilson, LMT

EFT Explained

What is EFT?

EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Techniques. Simply put EFT is an acupressure technique that works directly on the fear center (amygdala) of the brain. This tiny, almond shaped gland is responsible for our stress response, telling us to take action, be it “Flight, fight or freeze”. This self-protection mode is hard wired in […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EFT Explained

WATC 1st Anniversary 12.12.13!

It is hard to believe but just 12 short months ago Wellness At The Center (WATC) opened its doors and began to see patients in our newly remodeled clinic space on NE Halsey Street! Looking back on our First Anniversary at the past year, we have grown to include three more amazing practitioners, had a lot of […]

By |December 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WATC 1st Anniversary 12.12.13!

Wellness At The Center Holiday Donation Drive!

Wellness At The Center invites your participation in our
Holiday Donation Drive!
Help spread the warmth to those in need and get $10 off what you normally pay for Acupuncture or Massage Therapy with your donation!!!
WATC is hosting this Holiday Donation Drive to support two charitable organizations in our local community.
 

 

Human Solutions is collecting BRAND NEW, unwrapped:

Household Items: bath […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wellness At The Center Holiday Donation Drive!

Oh them Bones! Knee + Hip pain: Osteoarthritis affects all of us lucky enough to age!

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that effects us all to some degree as we age because it results from use of joints! Wear and tear causes cartilage to break down in the joints, which allows the bones to rub together, potentially resulting in bone spurs, stiffness, and pain. As my professors used to say, if you are […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oh them Bones! Knee + Hip pain: Osteoarthritis affects all of us lucky enough to age!

Acupuncture Discount for Seniors and Students!

We all appreciate a little price break now and then, to tend to our own needs with a bit less punch to the pocket, but it can be especially difficult to find the extra dollars for personal health care when on a fixed budget – as is the case with many retired individuals and students […]

By |September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acupuncture Discount for Seniors and Students!

Food Intolerance Testing: eliminate inflammatory triggers!

Welcoming Dr. Melissa Woodyard, ND to the clinic! We are so grateful to be able to bring her unique skills and experience to our community! Here is a morsel about just one of those, Food Intolerances:
Fresh fruits and vegetables are the OG source of vital nutrients and the best Qi that we can gain from […]

By |April 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Food Intolerance Testing: eliminate inflammatory triggers!

Colors of Life: Our Logo Explained by Chinese Medicine’s roots in Tibetan Traditions

If you have ever noticed Wellness At The Center’s logo and wondered why, let me tell you. The symbol represents an interaction between the eight directions with an energetic center. The colors are from the traditional Tibetan Buddhist’s robes and headdress and symbolize conscious and grounded being-to put it briefly in my own words. Chinese […]

By |January 9th, 2014|Symbolism of Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Colors of Life: Our Logo Explained by Chinese Medicine’s roots in Tibetan Traditions

Mustard + Broccoli = Tasty, Complete Nutrition!

Eat Broccoli with Mustard to Boost the Nutritional Value of Both!  Real nutrition is a complicated, individual science, and there’s no magic bullet,

but some foods do complement each other in odd ways that can help you get the most nutritional benefit from both. The trick is, figuring out how to get them in your diet […]

By |October 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mustard + Broccoli = Tasty, Complete Nutrition!

Acupuncture Proven Stress Relief: Ancient Practice Lessens Anxiety

Most people understand that Acupuncture can relieve stress… the link below is for an article that helps illuminate why this is true. It has been known for a long time that stress has a negative impact on overall health.  Consistent high levels of stress produce hormonal imbalances that can inhibit the immune system, deplete the adrenal function, […]

By |September 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acupuncture Proven Stress Relief: Ancient Practice Lessens Anxiety

Savory Squash Spread on Toast… for breakfast?! Why yes,

 I think I will….
In an ongoing qwest to improve the staples in my diet to heart and wasitline friendly ones, I discovered an excellent alternative to French onion dip for Blue corn tortilla chips (my Fave) and a thick slathering of butter on my toast. What could this versatile concoction be?  Well, we discovered this […]

By |November 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Savory Squash Spread on Toast… for breakfast?! Why yes,