Palmer Distinctive Dentistry is proud to announce that they have added the Solea dental laser to their practice. Celia Bridges, the Office Manager, explains, “The Solea laser takes the drill, the needle, the noise and the pain out of dental visits. It is great for adults and is especially great
by Roberta Bolduc The Upstate is home to a growing number of natural health practitioners and holistic industries that reflect the current tide of renewed interest in the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Food Food has been called the “magic bullet” in dissipating chronic ailments and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Harriet Belue, co-owner of Belue Farms Natural Market in Boiling Springs, says she was “saved by food”.
Yoga Poses to Stay Pain-Free Gardening is good for body and soul, but long hours and repetitive movements can negatively impact even the fittest body. While stiffness and pain patterns might manifest in the lower back, shoulders, legs and hands, performing a few yoga poses can lessen pain, increase flexibility, boost stamina and prevent injury.
Natural Awakenings Upstate congratulates Sports Spine & Industrial, otherwise known as SSI Physical Therapy, on its 2017 Facility of the Year award presented by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. SSI is a female-owned private practice that was also named South Carolina’s Small Business of the Year in 2007 by the Small Business Association.
Omega-3s Reduce Symptoms Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis,in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints,
Sensory isolation in a floatation tank is known for inducing deep relaxation with subsequent improved health…The Book of Floating: Exploring the Private Sea, by Michael Hutchison, reports on 20th-century research suggesting the therapy can help allay ailments like chronic pain, migraines and sore muscles. There’s also evidence for enhanced meditation, creativity and spiritual experiences.
Alternative Treatment for Sufferers More than 600,000 people undergo surgery for back pain every year, yet back surgery is often unsuccessful. Safer manual therapies provide a viable alternative, according to recent research. A study of 455 people with low back pain found that osteopathic manipulation therapy (OMT) helped with their symptoms. The research, published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association,