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Take Control of Joint Pain

June 25, 2018 9:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BECAUSE JOINT PAIN DOES NOT HAVE TO STOP YOU FROM ENJOYING LIFE! Joints are these amazing and complex structures that unite your arm to your hand, your thigh to your knee, your ribs to your breastbone, your head to your neck… Joints provide frictionless movement between bony surfaces, cushion and comfortable weight bearing; allowing you to move, to function and to enjoy life!!! And that is the main thing, to enjoy life! But what to do when joints become so unstable, inflamed, painful and weak that they cannot allow us to perform our normal activities, have fun, feel safe and... View Article

Safe, Effective and Long Lasting Skin Rejuvenation

June 10, 2018 8:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you had the experience of making a subtle change in your appearance, say maybe going from glasses to contacts or a hairstyle change or the loss of few pounds? Your friends, family and colleges know that something about you has changed but they just can’t figure out exactly what you’ve done to create this new look? Everyone wants to look their best and some have even gone to great extremes to make changes in their appearance to the detriment of their own health. There are many facial and skin rejuvenation programs or treatments available that can cause long term... View Article

Natural Skin Rejuvenation: Erase the Years Without the Yikes!

June 1, 2018 8:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You may not be aware that you’re walking around with your own personal supply of bio-identical youth serum. There is nothing safer, more natural or more effective than utilizing the power of your own biology to revitalize your skin. The latest technology in natural skin rejuvenation is Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (A-PRP). Autologous means derived from the same individual–the patient is the donor and recipient. A-PRP uses your own blood and contains no animal or synthetic products. The procedure is simple: a small amount of your blood is drawn and centrifuged, which separates the platelets. The growth factors naturally found... View Article

Long-Lasting Relief with a Gentle Touch

May 20, 2018 8:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Visceral Manipulation Calms the Chaos in Your Body Many of us subscribe to the John Wayne-esque “brush yourself off and keep on going, cowboy” mentality. Resilience is an admirable trait, but know that ignoring either physical or emotional trauma and pushing forward before restoring balance may only cause your problems to return with a vengeance–and an even greater disruption to your life. You may not be familiar with a therapy called Visceral Manipulation, but it may be the answer to your specific health complaint. Identifying the Chaos in Your Body Physically, your body is a network of connected structures like... View Article

Latest Skin Rejuvenation Technology Offers Results in 3 Weeks

May 10, 2018 8:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As long as you’re making resolutions to lose weight and otherwise improve yourself, why not also rejuvenate your skin–naturally and safely–with a system that provides long- lasting results? The most modern technology in skin rejuvenation is autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). Autologous means derived from the same individual–the patient is the donor and recipient. PRP technology uses your own blood and contains no animal or synthetic products. Growth factors activated in your blood plasma are injected back into your skin, which stimulates your own stem cells (mother cells) in order to produce and repair the tissues of your body. This... View Article

Joint Pain Treatment Without Dangerous Side-Effects: A Step-By- Step Look at the PRP Procedure

April 10, 2018 8:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For joint pain sufferers, painkillers and cortisone shots can cause unwanted side-effects and possible further damage. There is an alternative treatment that avoids adverse side-effects and delivers significant and long-lasting relief: Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections help regenerate and remodel the connective tissues and bony surfaces of affected joints, reducing chronic pain, diminishing inflammation, and dramatically increasing functionality. The photo story below shows the main aspects of this natural, safe and highly effective outpatient procedure. Step 1: Utilizing a highly specialized and high-quality plasma kit, the patient’s own blood is drawn into sterile blood... View Article

A Fountain of Youth in Your Blood

April 10, 2018 7:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You can heal your skin, even if you see marked damage or premature aging. If you want to put your best face forward without toxic chemicals, tap the fountain of youth that resides in your very own blood supply. Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (A-PRP) is one of the safest, most effective and long-lasting technologies used in regenerating, remodeling and rejuvenating skin. Autologous means “obtained from the same individual”. The plasma used in the procedure to treat YOUR skin is extracted from a small sample of blood from YOUR body. The activated growth factors in your platelets thicken, beautify and strengthen... View Article

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What does Visceral Manipulation do?

April 15, 2017 12:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Visceral Manipulation is used to locate and correct problems throughout the body. It encourages your own natural mechanisms to improve the functioning of your organs, dissipate the negative effects of stress, enhance motility of the musculoskeletal system through the connective tissue attachments, and influence general metabolism, hormone and enzyme production Visceral Manipulation Background Visceral Manipulation was developed by Jean-Pierre Barral, Osteopathic Physician and Physical Therapist, who’s research and clinical work with the viscera led to this form of manual therapy that focuses on the internal organs, their environment, and their potential influence in many structural and physiological dysfunctions. The visceral... View Article