"What is Eastern Medicine?" + 3 things you should know about it to enhance your health

"What is Eastern Medicine?" + 3 things you should know about it to enhance your health

I'm addressing a common frequently asked question, "What is Eastern medicine?". There are so many hot buzz words in the health arena but many aren't fully aware of their meaning. As a holistic health enthusiast, I'm happy to share my definition.

In this video, I also share 3 ways Eastern medicine can enhance your health and life. Check it out.

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Enhance sleep and relaxation by adding detox baths to your self care routine

Enhance sleep and relaxation by adding detox baths to your self care routine

Who else needs more zen time?  What if you could have zen time plus the bonus of relaxed muscles, better digestion, detox and sleep?  Check out this post where I share how to get a zen, spa like experience from an epsom salt bath and feel better than ever.

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When your body’s achin’, this is what you should be takin’; 3 whole food remedies for body pain

When your body’s achin’, this is what you should be takin’; 3 whole food remedies for body pain

A few facts about body pain:

  • 7 out of 10 people will have some sort of body pain in their lives
  • Chronic back pain is the leading cause of disability in Americans under 45
  • 2 out of 3 people will have neck pain at some time in their life

With stats like that, it’s likely that you’re aching now or will ache soon.

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Dr. Lisa's Regional Soft Tissue Release

Regional Soft Tissue Relief (RSTR), is a technique I developed that blends Chiropractic and Chinese Medicine soft tissue healing.

It is a therapeutic treatment aimed to restore full range of motion, release muscle “knots” and stiffness and relieve pain. Treatment tools may include Chinese Medicine style massage (Tui-Na), acupressure *cupping, *gua sha (a technique used to release fascia), and/or post isometric stretching.

RSTR is excellent for treatment of:

  • neck and low back pains
  • shoulder pain/stiffness
  • general joint stiffness
  • restricted range of motion of any joint
  • headaches
  • stress
  • scoliosis
  • carpal tunnel
  • numbness and tingling in hands or feet

Repetitive over use at work or while engaged in a hobby, injury or trauma can impact the soft tissues (ligaments, fascia, joints and muscles).

When a muscle or ligament experiences a strain, the body attempts to heal the injured site by depositing a fibrous “band-aid” over the area. Over time, this hard fibrous material can become pain sensitive, restrict range of motion and cause weakening of a muscle. Where one muscles is weak another has to compensate and work extra hard. It is best to prevent a chain reaction of compensation by addressing soft tissue injury as early as you can.