Van Der Kolk and other innovative researchers say that while traditional “talk therapy” may be helpful to a degree, working with the body to locate the source of the trauma and having a way to release it safely is the key to lasting resolution of the psychological and physiological effects of trauma.
Legal in 44 states (including South Carolina), CBD hemp oil contains potent antioxidants that prevent oxidative stress associated with gastrointestinal, neural and immune disorders. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services holds a patent (#6,630,507) for the use of CBD oil to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s, autoimmune diseases including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, and inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s.
In addition to offering a full spine manual and activator family practice, St. John teaches her patients what to do after they leave her office. “We teach muscle memory; proper positions for sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, vacuuming, etc. She also offers Standard Process supplements.
Edwards has owned and operated Life Chiropractic Clinic for 15 years, and specializes in chiropractic services and nutrition counseling. She also provides products by Foot Levelers, a company that produces custom-made orthotic footwear, and the clinic has recently added a Foot Leveler kiosk. The device scans the feet to obtain data pertaining to the arches and how they affect the body’s overall balance.
The nutritional counseling provided at Dixon Wellness and Chiropractic includes blood chemistry analysis and nutrition response testing (muscle testing or AK). A massage therapist is also available and educational seminars can be arranged on nutrition topics for church groups, civic organization and other interested parties.
Jaynes founded Augusta St. Clinic in 1987. The clinic provides chiropractic and homeopathy care, and his specialty is providing holistic care through bio-feedback testing and German biological remedies. Augusta St. Clinic also offers Lyme evaluations, ionized oxygen therapy and MORA biofeedback therapy, and the patients range from infants to adults.
After practicing in Greenville for over two decades, Dr. George A. Auger is well known in the area. He was named Best Chiropractor in the Upstate by the Greenville News for two consecutive years, and received Palmetto State Chiropractic Association’s first ever Chiropractor of the Year award. His most recent publication is a co-authored book, The World’s Best Kept Health Secret Revealed.
Another issue that can occur at any age is inappropriate thyroid medication and dosing. Most doctors’ offices test only TSH, but at LivingWell we look further and test T3, T4 and reverse T3. We also may test thyroid antibodies to see if a patient has Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease affecting the thyroid gland.
Donald Redman, President of US Energy Solutions, says there has never been a better time, financially, for consumers in South Carolina to turn to solar energy. The Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit allows homeowners and businesses to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on their tax liability equaling 30 percent of the installed cost from their federal taxes, and South Carolina’s Solar Energy Tax Credit lets residents claim a state tax credit of 25 percent of the entire installed cost of a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system.
Upstate Natural Awakenings would like to introduce you to a couple of their star boarders. We will repeat this feature in each of our quarterly pet issues which run in March, June, September and December. You can also go on to the PAWS website to view other pets who are waiting for that special person to love.