What is Cupping Therapy?

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By now you’ve probably seen the marks. Athletes, celebrities and probably some of your friends are sporting circular marks on their backs and shoulders that make it look like they got into a fight with a vacuum cleaner. Those marks are from cupping therapy, and are different from typical bruises in important ways. Typically, bruises occur… Read more »

The Effects of Chronic Fatigue

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  Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating condition that many people have to live with. It affects as many as 2.5 million Americans, and typically manifests around the age of 33. It is characterized by extreme unexplainable fatigue that does not ease even with rest. CFS is a disorder that has both profound physical… Read more »

How Is Sugar Affecting Your Health?

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For most people, some added sugar in the diet is fine and will not cause short or long term health issues. In small quantities, the body has several mechanisms for using sugar effectively and disposing of the excess. However, the problem that most of us face is the realization that “some” is not a whole… Read more »

Why Integrative Medicine is the Future of Healthcare

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All things considered, this is a great time to be alive. Global life expectancy has more than doubled since 1900 and we are far less likely to die from injuries or major diseases. Vaccines have eradicated the most common infectious diseases and advances in surgery and pharmaceuticals have restored quality of life to many who would… Read more »

6 Steps to Treat Low Back Pain Naturally

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The vast majority of us have had or will have low back pain at some point in our lives. If you’re active, or sit for long periods of time, you are more likely to experience discomfort. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide AND the #1 reason for missed work… Read more »

What are the keys to a healthy lifestyle?

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People spend a lot of time and money trying to answer this question. There is a reason that “self-help” is a multi-billion dollar industry – people are unhealthy and unhappy and are looking for a quick fix. Well good news! I will gladly give you the keys to a healthy lifestyle, no purchase necessary. SPOILER… Read more »

Balance Wellness Referral Program

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The Balance Wellness Referral Program was created for 2 reasons: I want to show my existing patients how grateful I am for their trust in sharing my name with their friends & family. I also wanted the opportunity to share the amazing benefits of integrative medicine with a larger portion of my community. So I… Read more »

Acupuncture for Sports Injury & Pain Relief

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I have been interested in using acupuncture for sports injuries and musculoskeletal pain ever since it helped me finally get over my own back pain. I have always been an athlete so I was no stranger to banging up my body, allowing it to heal and then going on to the next event. And then… Read more »