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Long Covid

Functional Medicine Can Help Heal Long Covid Long COVID is extremely complex and many people are struggling to recover their health. Our Functional Medicine approach is designed to help you heal. What is Long Covid? Long COVID is a term to describe the effects of COVID-19 that continue for weeks or months beyond the initial illness.…

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What Exactly Is Functional Medicine?

What Exactly Is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine focuses on the getting to the root cause of your issues rather than just focusing on symptoms. Functional Medicine is a lab based system of analysis that relies primarily on natural health solutions. Functional medicine doctors run tests to determine the problems, and then prescribe natural health treatments…

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COVID Update & How To Teach Your Kids About Food

COVID Update & How ToTeach Your Kids About Food Great news! We’re excited to announce that Dr. Kimi, Nicole, Fernando, CMT, Hummingbird, CMT and I are fortunate enough to be fully vaccinated. We all received our second doses more than three weeks ago. While that doesn’t absolutely assure zero transmission, it certainly makes the environment…

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Core Strengthening

Core Strengthening Core strengthening exercises are some of our favorite to incorporate into any home program. We find that it is essential to build up the core to avoid injury (i.e. low back pain) and support an ideal posture. This year in particular, it is likely that you are spending more time than usual sitting…

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The Health Benefits of Vacation

The Health Benefits of Vacation SCHEDULE NOW The power of vacation 2020 has thrown a lot at us: a pandemic, fires, a stressful election…. and most of us have been more anxious this year. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Polls monthly, 53 percent of adults said that “worry and stress” related to…

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Welcome Our New Massage Therapist, Shannon!

Welcome Our NewMassage Therapist, Shannon! SCHEDULE A MASSAGE WITH SHANNON Shannon’s Hours Tuesday: 2:00pm – 8:00pm Wednesday: 8:30am – 1:30pm Thursday: 2:00pm – 8:00pm Core Wellness Welcomes Shannon Wallingford, CMT I’m so excited to announce Shannon Wallingford, CMT, will be joining our team. You all know how picky I am when choosing massage therapists. I only…