Exercises and natural treatment for plantar fasciitis

Exercises and natural treatment for plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the membrane that goes from the heel bone to the base of the toes, also called the plantar aponeurosis. It is often associated with a heel spur, which is a bone outgrowth where the plantar fascia attaches to...
Acupuncture, your all-natural seasonal allergy solution

Acupuncture, your all-natural seasonal allergy solution

Allergies have become a common problem in modern society and the number of people suffering from them seems to be steadily increasing. In Canada, that would be one in five people who suffer from some form of allergy. The increasing number of allergies is often...
Self care in spring

Self care in spring

In spring, nature wakes up; birth and growth occur. In Chinese medicine, spring is a Yang season, it belongs to the wood element, and it is associated to liver health. In Spring, while the liver is activated, it is also prone to damage. If you experience escalated...

Alcohol in medicine? The history runs way back

Did you know in Chinese, the character 醫 (yi) –  “Medicine”, by itself means “using alcohol to treat illness”? Medicinal alcohol use in Chinese culture can be dated back to 4000 years ago. The earliest record of its use was around 200 BC, in the most ancient...

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