Archives for January, 2010

Chiropractic Care for Knee Pain


There are many causes of knee pain. One often overlooked cause is a simple dysfunction of the proximal tibiofibular joint. The proximal tibiofibular joint is actually a joint that is outside the knee. It is found by locating a medium-sized bump on the lateral leg about two inches down from the knee. The hamstring tendons […]

Listen to your Heart


By Deborah J. Neisen, L.C.S.W. When you go for a medical check-up, the doctor listens to your heart with a stethoscope.  Emotional health and physical health go hand in hand. (In Chinese medicine, the heart is known as “shen,” which rules mental and creative functions.)  We sometimes try to ignore emotional pain and distress.  Pain […]

Moroccan fish tagine


Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, peeled and seeded, then diced 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 4 cups chicken stock, vegetable stock or broth 1 1/4 pounds red snapper or sea bass fillets cut […]

Studies find acupuncture cuts post-surgical pain


Will Dunham WASHINGTON Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:35pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The use of acupuncture before and during surgery reduces patients’ post-operative pain as well as the need for pain-killing medication, researchers said on Tuesday. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina analyzed the results of 15 clinical trials on the effectiveness […]

Viewing Your Child’s Functioning from a New Parenting Perspective


The beginning of the new school term is an opportunity to evaluate how your child is functioning in the important arenas of their life.  When a child is demonstrating problems at home or school, or not reaching their potential in school or activities, the solutions are typically not clear or simple.  A child’s functioning is […]

The High Cost of Health Care


 The headlines have lately been filled with news of the Obama administration’s proposed healthcare plan. Strongly worded opinions, both pro and con, are being volleyed from each side of the political fence. But one aspect of healthcare not being adequately addressed in the plan-as well as not mentioned in most of the pro or con […]