Mar 21, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
At Acubalance we believe in a simple equation. Healthy sperm + healthy egg + healthy uterine environment = a healthy baby. Endometrial health and receptivity is crucial for the implantation process to occur whether in a natural pregnancy or in a pregnancy following any type of assisted reproductive technology (IUI, IVF).
Mar 13, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
What is Frozen Shoulder?
Mar 06, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Believe it or not we are officially into the 3rd month of 2018 and just two weeks away from Spring! The freezing cold temperatures and snowy, icy weather are (hopefully) beginning to thaw and give way to a beautiful West Coast Spring.
Mar 01, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
In most cases, the term inflammation goes hand in hand with pain. Achilles tendonitis is no different. Achilles tendonitis, in short, is inflammation of the achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone.
Feb 20, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Inflammatory bowel disease is an umbrella term for an array of digestive complaints involving inflamed intestines such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. Symptoms of these conditions can range from mild to severe, and often involve excessive bowel movements, malnutrition, weight loss, fatigue, abdominal pain, and bloody stools.
Feb 14, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Cranial Nerve VII might not mean much to you but I guarantee it’s actually one of your favorite and most used nerves. Cranial Nerve VII innervates the facial muscles and is responsible for smiling, frowning, blinking, chewing, and sensing taste. This facial nerve also supplies the tear ducts and the salivary glands. So what happens when this nerve is damaged?
Feb 07, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
What’s the first thing you do when you feel that familiar nagging headache come on? Or when that bad knee start to complain again?
Jan 23, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Avoiding reliance on pills and medications isn’t just a concern for us two-legged mammals anymore.
Jan 10, 2018 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
According to Dr. Oz, how you treat your pain often determines how you cope with it and ultimately how you heal. I couldn’t agree more. With the rise in opioid related addictions and deaths, the need for no-pill therapies is a crucial step necessary of modern medicine.
Dec 21, 2017 | Allison Locke, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a broad term for an array of clinical problems that affect the masticatory muscles (the muscles in the jaw used for chewing food), the temporomandibular joint, and other associated structures.