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Parsley is a Powerhouse: another Antioxidant Rich Superfood!

It is Spring at last and a great time of year to plant more greens in your garden and in to your diet! Let us start with a talk about parsley! Sure it’s a pallet cleansing green used as garnish, but did you know it is also a powerful antioxidant weapon used against rheumatoid and […]

By |April 16th, 2017|Dietary Reccomendations, Preventative medicine|Comments Off on Parsley is a Powerhouse: another Antioxidant Rich Superfood!

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

Pre Mentrsual Syndrome (PMS) & Dysmenorrhea: Is pain & suffering a “normal” part of having Periods?

Imagine that one week out of every month is pretty much miserable; you can count on that week as a loss.  You feel tired, even lethargic, have strong cravings, are filled with self loathing or a foggy head, you are knocked out by migraines, cramping abdominal or low back pain.

If this sounds familiar to you then […]

By |January 2nd, 2017|Women's Health|Comments Off on Pre Mentrsual Syndrome (PMS) & Dysmenorrhea: Is pain & suffering a “normal” part of having Periods?

Fish Oil, Essential Fatty Acids & Prostate Health: Diversify the Sources of this Essential Part of a Healthy Diet

An interesting study was recently published about Fish Oil and Prostate health, that should meaningfully remind us that moderation is key, even in what is good for us! If you have seen it in the news, take a moment to digest and don’t run screaming from fish oil! Rather, try to source your Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) from […]

Fire Cupping for myofascial release activates the body’s natural detoxification process.

Fire cupping is amazing myofascial release that invigorates the body’s tissues with fresh circulation of vital nutrients while flushing out the toxic metabolic waste – a natural product of cellular metabolism – that can accumulate in tense muscles. As well as being an excellent therapy for muscle pain and tightness, this is a great adjunctive […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Detoxification, Myofascial Techniques, Pain Management, Preventative medicine|Comments Off on Fire Cupping for myofascial release activates the body’s natural detoxification process.

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

14 Superfoods to boost your diet & vitality!

Have you heard of the 14 Superfoods? These foods have been said to be so much more packed with good stuff that we human’s of vast resource should try to eat them everyday or as much as possible, even over all other foods! The kings of their peers, the top 14 Superfoods are:

Pumpkin, walnuts, oranges, […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Dietary Reccomendations|Comments Off on 14 Superfoods to boost your diet & vitality!

Did You Know Marijuana Use Can Interfere with Fertility?

Now that marijuana’s popularity is increasing, it’s a good time to look at some of the possible effects of which you may not be aware.  Yes, it can be very helpful for people who have headaches, insomnia or high blood pressure; but did you know it also has a well-documented impact on fertility?

Researchers have found […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Acupuncture, Fertility|Comments Off on Did You Know Marijuana Use Can Interfere with Fertility?

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

Resources for The Conversation about End of Life Planning

The Conversation at the Other End: The Birds and the Bees have gone quiet for winter and now we find ourselves facing the other end of the spectrum and it is time to have “The Talk”, but it may not be the one you are imaging.
“I have often thought upon death, and I find it […]

By |November 14th, 2015|Death and Dying, Geriatrics|Comments Off on Resources for The Conversation about End of Life Planning

Thank you, Veterans!

Thank you, Veterans!
We appreciate your valuable service to our country and are offering a $40 Acupuncture treatment for Veterans at WATC! Schedule a Follow Up or Initial Acupuncture Visit with WATC and receive as special $40 rate when you come in for treatment through December 15th. Schedule online or call us today!
Did you know there […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Activities at The Center|Comments Off on Thank you, Veterans!

Boost your Immunity for Cold & Flu Season

If an External Pathogen invades, you do have to go through the whole cycle of the illness; the trick is to make it matter of hours, not weeks!

So, what can you do to boost your immune system’s fighting power during flu season? Have you thought about stocking up your cupboard with some herbal preventatives, but are […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Cold & Flu, Preventative medicine|1 Comment

Advanced Myofascial Therapy: Massage for the Hip

Advanced Myofascial Technique training provides in depth, hands on skills that translate in to amazing release and relief for chronic and acute musculoskeletal issues.  Trent Wilson, LMT describes his experience with learning and using these skills.

Three years ago I was able to do an in-depth study of these Myofascial Techniques as part of a 50 […]

By |April 10th, 2015|Massage Therapy, Myofascial Techniques|Comments Off on Advanced Myofascial Therapy: Massage for the Hip

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

Open House 02/25/15 Wednesday 3pm – 7pm

Wellness At The Center invites you to our Open House tomorrow, Wednesday 02/25/2015, 3:00pm – 7:00pm! Enjoy this healthy happy hour on us!
Your neighbors at Wellness At The Center cordially invite you and yours to our Open House party on Wednesday 02/25/15 from 3pm-7pm! Food, Fun & Prizes await you! Enjoy refreshments, special discounts on services, raffle […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Activities at The Center, Open House, Preventative medicine|Comments Off on Open House 02/25/15 Wednesday 3pm – 7pm