Tag Archives: back pain

Notes on Ergonomics

by Dr. Bridgett B. Simon, ND LAc                 Hello everyone, welcome to the fall season. I like this topic because it turned out to be more than I expected. When I thought of ergonomics before this, posture and sitting time … Continue reading

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A holistic approach to Back Pain

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Back Pain, restricted range of motion, and laxity in joint movement are all very common occurrences during our lives.  That knowledge doesn’t make your back or other joints feel any better, but the good news is … Continue reading

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Cervicalgia (neck pain) – an Eastern Approach

By Erin Alberda, LAc One of the most common ailments I treat as an acupuncturist is neck pain.  Some days the sheer volume of patients coming through my office with very similar complaints has my intakes sounding like a Dr. … Continue reading

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AIM Acupuncturist Erin “David Letterman” Alberda’s Top 5 (sometimes unexpected) Reasons to get Acupuncture”!

  by Erin Alberda, LAc In the spirit of David Letterman’s retirement, we thought this was fitting!  Here are the top 5 reasons to get Acupuncture at Alpine Integrated Medicine:   Digestive Issues/Food Allergies.  While acupuncture will not fix food … Continue reading

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This is Spinal…Manipulation!

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   According to a research study founded by NIH and conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, spinal manipulation is more effective at relieving acute neck pain in the long term than medication! Neck pain … Continue reading

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November Newsletter–Skin Issues and Treatments! Enjoy!

Happy November! AIM has been busy busy busy!  We are getting ready to expand the clinic, including a brand new state of the art IV Therapy Room, and the hiring of a full time massage therapist.  Add that to our … Continue reading

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Featured Yoga Pose–Viparita Karani (Legs-Up-the-Wall Yoga Pose)

By Lori Ferry’, RYT and Reiki Master Teacher   This restorative posture gets blood flowing in the opposite direction allowing gravity to reverse the effects on our body, making it good for most any ailment including arthritis, high or low … Continue reading

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