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

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

The Five Element Theory

The Five Elements have been used throughout Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Learn how we assess our patients by evaluating favorite seasons, tastes, colors, emotional tendencies, etc. This helps us determine a particular element an individual represents and ultimately formulates a personalized treatment plan.

The Evolution of AIM: Our 20th Anniversary

June 2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of Alliance Integrative Medicine. What an amazing 20 years it’s been! We’ve been through a few lows, including a building fire, followed by many more highs such as winning best workplace this year. We feel so much gratitude towards our amazing patients and partners who continue to trust and support us as we grow.   The Beginning  In … Continued

Acupuncture: More than Physical Health

We believe sound mental health is just as essential as your physical health. Learn how acupuncture can help anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, and other conditions you may be experiencing.

The Best Massage in Town

A massage is a wonderful gift to give loved ones, friends, family and even yourself. With so many places offering massages, how do you decide where to go? We talked with the head of our massage-therapy team to find out why he believes AIM offers the best massages around. 

Improving Time Travel in 2019

Time travel is possible and perfecting it is one of the goals our physicians have for you this year. Learn how to reduce the unhealthy stress your body experiences in each negative trip with just a few, simple techniques.

Part 2: Why Do I Have Heartburn?

In the Part 1 of this blog, we detailed how elevated stress and poor sleep routines can lead to increased heartburn. In Part 2, we want to take a moment to reflect on how weak concentrations of stomach acid, along with environmental and food allergies/sensitivities, can cause this aggravating symptom.

Part 1: Why Do I Have Heartburn?

Heartburn is commonly associated with overeating, the consumption of certain foods, especially those that are spicy or fatty, pregnancy, and obesity. Despite these frequently associated causes, many of our new patients who present with this symptom as a daily concern do not fit into one of these categories. Here at AIM, we also take into consideration other factors before we treat.