Can Acupuncture Solve Your Pain Problem?

Don’t be surprised if the next time you see your pain doctor they suggest you go to an acupuncturist. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a recommendation that doctors get up to speed on complementary alternative therapies for treating pain including acupuncture and chiropractic treatment. If you’re like many of the patients that I treat, … Read more

How to get started on a Low-FODMAP diet

We hear a lot of talk about the benefits of a low-FODMAP diet. Two of our readers, Beth M. and Moana G., who have implemented a low-FODMAP diet have offered to share their experiences with us. If you’ve been considering this diet and are unsure about what you can eat, here’s how to get started. … Read more

Donatella Moltisanti and Sound Therapy

Opera singer Donatella Moltisanti discovered the healing effects of sound therapy. Now she helps others use the alternative treatment to reduce chronic pain, relieve stress and find emotional healing. When Donatella Moltisanti was 13 years old, she began experiencing excruciating menstrual pain. It was so bad she was incapacitated a full week each month, spending … Read more

Senator Tammy Duckworth

Senator Tammy Duckworth

Earlier this year, Senator Tammy Duckworth was front and center in the public eye during the Congressional budget debate, challenging President Trump to “stop baiting Kim Jong Un into a war that could put 85,000 American troops, and millions of innocent civilians, in danger.” During her address on the Senate floor, Senator Duckworth reminded her colleagues of … Read more

Understanding Skeletal Pain

We tend to think of our bones as hard and static, but bone is one of the most dynamic organs in the body. When our skeleton is functioing properly, it is very metabolically active and serves as a reservoir of minerals and growth factors that the body can draw upon in times of need including … Read more