Health Benefits of Needlework Knitting can alleviate the blues, slow the onset of dementia and distract from chronic pain, according to a survey published in The British Journal
Cuts Painkiller Use Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have found that receiving music therapy can significantly lessen a patient’s need for opioids
By Roberta Bolduc Although osteopathic physicians use all the conventional methods of diagnosis and treatment, they differ from allopathic or traditional Western medicine doctors. They are trained to place additional emphasis on the achievement of normal body mechanics as central to maintaining good health. Another key point is the osteopathic physician is trained to view the patient as a whole person with certain key principles central to their care. Two major principles are that the body is a unit of mind-body-spirit, and that the body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing and health maintenance.
Inside/Out Fitness and Wellness Center has expanded its offerings to include AmpCoil PEMF therapy, a form of sound therapy for controlling chronic pain that works with magnetic energy. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) for treatment of broken bones, severe depression and postoperative pain and swelling.
Keep Joints Naturally Healthy by Lisa Marshall Creaky knees, sore hips, shoulder pain or a stiff neck can be a thing of the past. Thirty-seven percent of American adults 18 and older suffer from arthritis—a catch-all term for a dozen varieties of joint disease—according to the nonprofit Arthritis Foundation. One in two men and two
Nature’s Top Foods to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Marlaina Donato Heart disease and chronic illnesses like diabetes, Alzheimer’s and inflammatory bowel disease are reaching alarming rates in this country. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 71 percent of all healthcare spending in the U.S. goes toward treating people with multiple chronic conditions. Plant-dominant diets have a profound and universal effect on disease prevention,
Gentle Poses Foster Flexibility by Marlaina Donato Although media coverage of yoga often highlights advanced yoga poses, the practice is not reserved solely for super-flexible folks. Benefits are available to everyone of any age or physical type. “Many people assume that yoga requires the ability to be a contortionist. Yoga is an internal process and can meet us wherever we are,” says yoga therapist
Life Pharmacy and Wellness, formerly known as Skrip Shoppe Compounding Pharmacy, has changed their name and expanded their offerings from non-sterile compounding to offer skin care and nutrition. They have also added a women’s health emphasis pharmacy.
by Roberta Bolduc Shay Hewitt, registered pharmacist, is excited about introducing AmpCoil PEMF therapy to her wellness center in Greer. Hewitt, co-owner of Inside/Out Fitness and Wellness Center, explains that the device acts as a form of sound therapy for controlling chronic pain and actually works with magnetic energy.
by Shelly Smith Multi-level healing addresses all components that contribute to a state of well-being. Shelly Smith, body-centered psychotherapist, and owner of Nature’s Way Home counseling and coaching services, is familiar with the subtle emotions that can cause a state of dis-ease in clients, ultimately displaying in undesirable and sometimes deadly symptoms.