FASTING—NOT JUST A NEW FAD

There’s been a lot of talk about fasting lately, and it seems like a new fad. Yet fasting is anything but new. Humans have been doing it for thousands of years, as part of religious ceremony, and even as part of basic existence. Our caveman ancestors were not likely to have had abundant food sources, … Continued

Breaking Down Type II Diabetes Myths

Katie Peeden, MD November is American Diabetes Month and since November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated “to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevention and complications, and the care that people with the condition need,” I wanted to share some information on the Type 2 Diabetes epidemic in the United States.  According to the CDC’s website:  It is estimated … Continued

Do You Need to Re-Evaluate Your Exercise Routine?

Caylin Holmes, D.C., DACRB Many of us are still facing changed routines and increased stress levels. We are trying to return to our old exercise routines, but we aren’t responding like we used to. Alternatively, some patients are finding themselves increasing or changing up their exercise routine due to having additional time or preferring the … Continued

Minimize. Simplify. Breathe.

Katherine Mattox, RDN Happy September. For many of us, the beginning of this month brings the transition away from relaxingly long summer days and into the scheduled business of fall routines. I am writing this while in a cabin over Labor Day weekend, taking a long inhale of cooler New York weather, star-gazing at night … Continued

Prolotherapy – Could It Be Your Solution for Joint Pain?

Dr. Liz Woolford It’s been more than 8 years since I started training to use prolotherapy for patients with joint pain and ligament laxity. Time sure does fly! We incurred a shortage of dextrose (one of the necessary components of prolotherapy injections) this spring and had to suspend injections for a few months. But, I’m … Continued

Reduce Infections as Your Kids Go Back to School

Steve Amoils, MD Did you know that a study showed that an herbal combination of echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C showed a 55% reduction of illness and a 62% reduction in the number of days with fever per child in children (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. VOL 158, 2004; 158:217-221)? Many of you have been faced with the decision of sending your … Continued

Choosing the Right Probiotic

Teresa Esterle, M.D. There are many considerations when choosing a probiotic. Generally speaking, most people can benefit from taking one. We always recommend working with your provider to get a specific recommendation that is best for you. However, there are three things you should be particularly concerned with: 1. Picking a Quality Brand This is important, … Continued

Reset & Restore With an ACE

Liz Woolford, MD Do you know that AIM has a signature treatment we recommend for our patients who need a deeper reset? It is called ACE and stands for Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care and Energy Healing. Over the past 21 years we have noticed that bodywork such as these is very powerful on its own but … Continued

Bring on the Antioxidants- Week 2

The foods reintroduced in the second week of the program are what I would want to consume if I were stranded on a deserted island: nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, berry fruits, and wine. Lean protein, olive oil, and leafy greens are great for staying alive, but wine, cashews, and chocolate are worth living for!  If … Continued