• Blog,  Lifestyle,  Mindfulness/Meditation,  Stress

    9 Quick and Dirty Ways to Calm your Mind

    Share this...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailPrint                     1. Get Your Butt Moving   Throw any excuse at it you want, but it doesn’t change the fact that NOTHING is a better stress reliever than physical activity. Yoga studios and gyms are always trying to get new business, so look for trial memberships and free classes to figure out what you like. Also, you don’t need to sign up for a fancy gym to get moving, you can always start walking more, jogging, and let’s not forget that healthy, consensual sex can be one of the best stress relievers out there. So, if that is an option…

  • Exercise & Movement,  Inflammation,  Pain

    Bust through pain with Dry Needling

    Share this...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailPrint Stimulate your immune system to heal you with dry needling      Dry needling has become a go to treatment for stubborn trigger points and muscle conditions. The process is pretty simple: locate the target tissue and attack it with a thin acupuncture needle (5-10 acupuncture needles can fit inside the mouth of a typical hypodermic needle).  In the case of trigger points, sometimes the muscle that is being treated will twitch or jump, this is a sign of trigger point release.       When treating more chronic conditions like tennis elbow or piriformis pain, it is not as common to get the twitch response.   Needle stimulation causes tissue…