Acupuncture for Treatment of Insomnia

Acupuncture is commonly used to treat insomnia and many other stress-related conditions. I have helped many clients break the vicious cycle of insomnia through a few acupuncture sessions.  Mechanistically, it make sense that acupuncture could help with insomnia, since it works in part by quietening down (deactivating) the “stress-reaction” part of the brain; the amydala (see our blog on that here). Reviews are important in medical research since they help…

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Can’t give up that pillow? – think again!

by Carl Parnham RMT I am not a pillow expert, but I deal with people’s proverbial “pain-the-neck” every day.  So, I did some research into pillows and here is what I found.  I came across this scientific study published in a physiotherapy journal (Physiotherapy Canada, Volume 63, Number 2, Pages 183-190).  Here they let people use their own pillow as well as other types.  The participants (106 of them!) were…

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