21st Century Health Care Solutions: The Functional Medicine Approach to Chronic Illness

Danh NgoBrain Health, Gut Health, Holistic Medicine Division, Lymphatic-Liver Health, ThyroidLeave a Comment

Chronic illness impacts over 125 million Americans. While so many people suffer from chronic illness, many don’t get the treatment they need. When it comes to chronic illness, too many people live with the aches, pains, and discomfort associated with it. The reason for this is that symptoms of chronic illness can often look like acute conditions that are able to … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Rosemary

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Many know that Rosemary is a culinary herb but unaware of its medicinal purposes like pain relief, cognitive boost, and for anti-aging skin care.  Rosemary, also known as Rosmarinus officinalis, has been dated all the way back to the Romans, Egyptians, and ancient Egyptian civilization.   There is a myth where the Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a … Read More

How to Exercise While in Pain (Part 1)

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Everyone knows that exercise is important.  Did you know that exercise impacts all but one system in your body?  Exercise makes you look and feel younger.  When you are in acute or chronic pain, there are no clear guidelines besides rest…and maybe more rest (until infinity and beyond).  Okay.  I have two children so I could not resist sneaking in … Read More

3 Knee Arthritis Exercises Prescribed by a Knee and Sports Medicine Rehab Specialist

Danh NgoArthritis, Exercise Tips, Knee Pain, Pain Relief DivisionLeave a Comment

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The knee architecture is deceiving in my journey of helping people stay active when dealing with knee pain.  Although the knee is simple in design it relies on your whole body to capture the functionality of the knee.   What I mean to say is that the knee is a victim of how you use your whole body: ankle/foot, hips, pelvis, spine, shoulder, head/neck and inner ear system.

Running 101: Debunking the Myth of Running and Arthritis

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It is almost spring, and this is the time when people come out of hibernation to start running.  Our first article on running titled “Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)” details why one should be fit to run rather than running to stay fit.  If you desire a healthy run, the article elaborates how to address your … Read More

To Sprain Or Not Sprain (an Ankle)?

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An ankle sprain is one of the most undermanaged injuries that can potentially result in other aches and pains down the road.  There are multiple theories on the importance of ankle sprain care, which includes the potential loss of coordination, early arthritis, compensation, and changes in joint mechanics.  The reasons may seem complicated with multi-syllabic words, but the treatment is too simple … Read More