by Roberta Bolduc The Augusta St. Clinic is so well known to area residents it’s considered a landmark. For the past 23 years, Dr. Roger Jaynes, the clinic founder, has offered natural health treatments for conditions ranging from auto-immune disorders to adrenal and thyroid imbalances to Lyme disease.
By Barbara Bolduc and Roberta Bolduc As the planet experiences great changes, both physical and social, many people feel the call for spiritual community. One option for those who want to focus on the positive aspects of their lives is Unity Spiritual Center of Clemson/Anderson. Those individuals who have seen the periodical, The Daily Word, or heard of the 125-year, 24/7 vigilance of prayer, Silent Unity, have already had their lives touched by Unity.
Pets at PAWS Need Homes, Donations Anderson County PAWS is an open-intake shelter that provided help to approximately 7,400 animals last year. Kim Sanders, their director and veterinarian, says the goal of PAWS is to find loving and wonderful homes for each of the 200 dogs and 75 cats that are presently available for adoption.
A Tradition at Palmer Distinctive Dentistry On Friday, November 3, Palmer Distinctive Dentistry hosted their 3rd Annual Free Dental Day for veterans. Palmer created this annual event in order to give back to the community, knowing that veterans do not receive routine dental treatment through the VA. “Everything couldn’t have turned out more perfect…from the volunteers that helped, the businesses that donated, and the veterans that participated, it was truly a perfect day!” exclaims Celia Bridges, the office manager.
They have been inspirational to their readers and clients, but also to other publishers in the Natural Awakenings family, who have benefited from their guidance, leadership and vision for the magazine. Publishers have created a GoFundMe account to support their efforts to rebuild PR’s holistic health and wellness community at a time when healing services are so desperately needed.
A limitation of a grid-tied system is that when the grid is down or power is lost, the solar energy system cannot be used, since any electricity running through the system can be dangerous to the technicians working on the lines. Redman says that more and more homeowners are showing an interest in hybrid solar energy systems. These systems can be grid-tied and also operate to provide energy if the grid is down since they include a battery back-up component that allows for excess energy storage.
Kangen water is “electrolyzed-reduced and hydrogen-enriched water” created from a machine manufactured by Enagic International, a Japan-based company. According to the company’s website, they have been “the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines in the world” for over four decades.
Massey asserts, “Anyone who comes to the center will find a dedicated staff of caring practitioners. We individually and collectively strive to educate and empower our patients to find the answers they need to optimize their health potential. For those currently in a health crisis, or for those who just want maintenance care, we have a wide variety of tools to help you accomplish your health goals.”
The MBSR program at Greenville Center for Mindfulness is an 8-week program that meets for two hours per week. One day is given over to a retreat that usually includes a walking meditation. In a walking meditation, participants are encouraged to be mindful of the way their bodies feel, from the rhythm of their breath to the sensation of their feet touching the ground. The program is recommended for people with stress due to work, relationships, or health-related issues.
Chiropractic care, once not taken seriously, has been rising in acceptance as a serious treatment as study after study has found it to change patient outcomes. The conclusion of a study in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, undertaken in order to determine the results of chiropractic care—both in time and expense—versus other treatments for back pain, concluded: