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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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What’s stress got to do, got to do with it?!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz, ND Stress-noun- a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.   As I sit here writing this article that is 2 weeks late, dealing with new hires, family … Continue reading

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Chinese Medicine’s Take on Stress, specifically Cortisol and Vitamin B6

by Debbie Yu, LAc Acupuncture and Chinese medicine constitutes a whole medicine, but can often be difficult to understand due to language (qi, blood, yin, yang, zang-fu, meridians, etc). There are more similarities between Eastern and Western medicine than you … Continue reading

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May’s Health Topic: Stress and Stress Reduction Tips in the AIM Monthly Newsletter!

Ever feel like this guy? This month’s topic is a particularly timely one, as we at AIM have experienced our fair share of stress recently.  As you may have noticed, we recently got a new phone system.  It’s wonderful now, … Continue reading

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From Dr. Shegeft: New Research Emerges about IV Vitamin C and Cancer Treatment

From Dr. Shegeft I wanted to share this article that I found yesterday.  Certainly there is still much research to be done, but it does seem like more people are recognizing the potential for Vitamin C, when delivered through an … Continue reading

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