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Concussions, Acupuncture and Low Level Light Therapy

Sep 10, 2018

What role can LLLT and acupuncture both play in concussion recovery. Acupuncture is often recommended as a non-pharmacological management of chronic post-concussion headaches and symptoms.

Circadian Diet

Sep 10, 2018

Dear Thomas Edison,

What were you thinking?


The Public Good

Medical Detective Work: How I Finally Discovered the Cause of my Back Pain

Sep 07, 2018

For nearly 4 years I would wake up in excruciating pain every few months. It would come in seemingly random bouts, in either my left or right (and sometimes even both) SI joints. It would affect my ability to walk, sleep, think, and take care of myself. The pain would gradually lessen over the span of a few weeks only to rear its ugly head again in 3-4 months.

Quick, Easy and Tasty Tomato Zucchini Soup Recipe

Sep 04, 2018

We are always trying to eat with the seasons here at Acubalance to stay healthy. Here is a quick, easy and tasty late summer soup recipe that will help you transition into this beautiful fall weather we’ve been having.


1 large zucchini or 2 medium sized zucchinis

1 large tomato

Pinch of cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

PCOS Case Study: Pregnant Naturally After 2 failed IVF Cycles

Aug 28, 2018

Tanya came to see me in April after having two failed IVF transfers with one resulting in a disappointing chemical pregnancy. Tanya had typical PCOS signs with an irregular and absent period. She also had fatigue, constant bloating, food cravings, mild depression, hirsutism, poor sleep quality, and cystic acne.

2 Ingredient Skin Tonic

Aug 27, 2018

To support my skin from the inside out I consume this simple tonic almost every day.

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body and makes up at least 70% of the protein in our skin. Type 1 collagen is the main form here providing integrity, firmness, and elasticity. As we age, our collagen production slows down (typically starting in our mid-twenties). 

What you should know before you try acupuncture

Aug 27, 2018

Knowing up front what to expect at your first acupuncture appointment can ease your mind and bring up questions to pose early on so that there are no surprises. At our clinic, we strive to offer you the most relaxing experience. If there is ever anything that is even mildly uncomfortable physically or otherwise during your treatment, be sure to let us know.

Improving IVF Success With Acupuncture

Aug 27, 2018

Often quoted but rarely understood, How does Acupuncture Increase Pregnancy Rates in IVF? For years we have seen and read studies showing the benefits of acupuncture for both IVF and natural pregnancies. What we don't usually see is why does acupuncture help. What does Acupuncture and Chinese medicine do to help a couples conceive? The answer is simple yet complicated

Herniated Disc Pain resolved naturally with low level laser acupuncture

Aug 23, 2018

Lower back pain with sciatica is a common symptom associated with many diseases of the lumbosacral spine, such as herniated intervertebral disc and degenerative disc diseases, and can result in functional disability. One of the major causes of this symptom is a narrowing of the intervertebral foramen accompanied by compression of the dorsal root ganglion (DRG).

Guide to Sugar #6: How to Quit Sugar

Aug 22, 2018

At last we come to the last article in the Guide to Sugar series! How to quit sugar.