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NSAIDS

NSAIDS

Ibuprofen Deficiency?  Is that a thing? “Habitually taking NSAIDs is like hitting the CHECK ENGINE light with a hammer everytime it goes on.” Can you remember walking down the pill aisle at the grocery store? It's nearly a mile stretch of pain medications and the rest...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Dear Friends, True story: every acupuncture patient I saw yesterday had carpal tunnel or some numbness, tingling, and pain in their hands. The Big Secret is that carpal tunnel is not a hand problem… A whopping 99% of the time, it starts in the neck. Here...

Chiropractic vs. Acupuncture for Auto Accidents (in Portland, Oregon)

Chiropractic vs. Acupuncture for Auto Accidents (in Portland, Oregon)

Chiropractic vs. Acupuncture for Auto Accidents (in Portland, Oregon) The body undergoes a huge amount of stress during a car accident. Our bodies are not built to absorb impacts. Even an accident at 5-10 miles per hour can cause injuries. Symptoms can occur days and...

Thank a Vet

Thank a Vet

Thank a vet The VA Covers Acupuncture Benefits Being of service to veterans is something I personally take a great deal of pride in. I was raised by a Vet. Providing the best acupuncture care for our warriors in Portland is near and dear to me and The WellBridge...

Urgent: Action Needed on HB 4132

Urgent: Action Needed on HB 4132

Urgent: Action Needed on HB 4132 Dear Friends and Patients, As you may (or may not) know The WellBridge Clinic works to improve the health and lives of our patients and advocate for better health care in the Oregon State Legislature. I am the Medical Director and...

Gong Hei Fat Choy!!! Happy New Year

Gong Hei Fat Choy!!! Happy New Year

Gong Hei Fat Choy!!! Happy New Year!!! Unless you have attained sainthood, I'm willing to bet most everyone is ready for some positive change.  And we are at another moment to leverage some change with the coming year of the Tiger!   This is a "Water Tiger Year" When...

1 Minute for Neck Pain Relief

1 Minute for Neck Pain Relief

1 MINUTE FOR NECK PAIN RELIEF Ask the Acupuncturist: Hey Everyone!  It's your friendly Portland neighborhood Acupuncturists.  Today we want to talk about working from home, ergonomics and neck pain. So many people are getting neck pain right now as they work from...

The Best Detox Diet

The Best Detox Diet

The Best Detox Diet Ask The Acupuncturist: Hey Everyone!  Your friendly Portland neighborhood acupuncturists here!  You know the old adage: "You are what you eat."  The food we eat is one of the most important keys to living pain free, improving our mood, and...

Car Accidents and Rapid Injury Recovery

Car Accidents and Rapid Injury Recovery

Car Accidents and Rapid Injury Recovery   Ask The Acupuncturist  Hey Everyone!  It’s your friendly Portland neighborhood Acupuncturists.  Did you know that acupuncture can help you with car accident recovery, healing from a sports injury, or recovering from a...

Acupuncture and Arthritis

Acupuncture and Arthritis

Acupuncture and Arthritis Ask The Acupuncturist How Can Acupuncture Help with Arthritis? Hey Everyone!  It's your friendly Portland neighborhood Acupuncturists.  Today we want to talk about how acupuncture can help with arthritis. Portland winters are famous for cold...

10 Ways to Stay Healthy In the Smoke

10 Ways to Stay Healthy In the Smoke

10 Ways to Stay Healthy In the SmokeAsk The Acupuncturist: Forest Fire Smoke and Health Hey Everyone!  It's your friendly Portland neighborhood Acupuncturists.  Forest fires are everywhere on the west coast. The smoke is having a huge impact on people's health.  Here...

Acupuncture for Stress Relief

Acupuncture for Stress Relief

ACUPUNCTURE FOR STRESS RELIEF Ask The Acupuncturist  How does Acupuncture help for Stress Relief? Hey Everyone!  It's your friendly Portland neighborhood Acupuncturists. Honestly, I'm always trying to "Look on the bright side of life" (Monty Python reference...

Acupuncture: 7 Tips to Kick Colds and Flu

Acupuncture: 7 Tips to Kick Colds and Flu

ACUPUNCTURE: 7 TIPS TO KICK COLDS AND FLUHi Everyone!  It’s your friendly Portland Neighborhood Acupuncturists here at the WellBridge Clinic.   February is peak of Flu season and our mission is to make sure you stay healthy and recover quickly.  Today our focus is on...

How Acupuncture Treats Concussion and Brain Injury

How Acupuncture Treats Concussion and Brain Injury

HOW ACUPUNCTURE TREATS CONCUSSION AND BRAIN INJURYYour brain is a fascinating, complicated central processor made up of roughly 100 billion neurons!  Traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s), commonly referred to as concussions, have gained increasing medical attention...

Concussions and Acupuncture – 7 Things You Can Do Right Now

Concussions and Acupuncture – 7 Things You Can Do Right Now

CONCUSSIONS AND ACUPUNCTURE – 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOWConcussions and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can have long lasting effects on our mental, emotional, and physical health.  You know that being on top of your game...

Ten Days to Increased Energy

Ten Days to Increased Energy

TEN DAYS TO INCREASED ENERGY“Let thy medicine be thy food, and thy food thy medicine.”  – Hippocrates 400 BC Chinese medicine and acupuncture recognize that our diet is the foundation of our health. Regardless of culture, the importance of diet upon health is the...

Acupuncture for Whiplash

Acupuncture for Whiplash

Acupuncture for WhiplashWhiplash is a complicated and painful condition that should not be ignored. At The WellBridge Clinic we specialize in gentle, effective acupuncture treatments to get rid of that pain in the neck. If you have whiplash from a car accident or...

Acupuncture and Insomnia

Acupuncture and Insomnia

Acupuncture and InsomniaIs your mind working overtime into the night? Maybe you wake up and can’t fall back a sleep? Prescription medications can knock you out but is your head in a fog the next day? You can have better sleep with acupuncture and Traditional East...

Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety & DepressionDo you ever feel overwhelmed by emotion? Maybe its anxiety or depression. Difficult emotions are something that all people experience, but they don’t have to be a problem. The mind and body are intertwined. Chinese...

5 Ways to Stay Healthy for Cold and Flu Season

5 Ways to Stay Healthy for Cold and Flu Season

5 Ways to Stay Healthy for Cold and Flu SeasonIt’s cold and flu season again! As an acupuncturist I’m always working to make sure that people are staying health and getting better quickly. Let me give you a couple quick tips to ensure you stay strong and energized. It...

Acupuncture and Brain Signals

Acupuncture and Brain Signals

Acupuncture and Brain SignalsAcupuncture helps your body repair itself in many different ways. Right now scientific research is using acupuncture to better understand how the body is actually working.  Let me give you an example of one way acupuncture works. People...

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?Acupuncture and Electricity Have you ever been in pain? Probably, we all have.  Maybe it was back pain, neck pain, headaches, or sciatica.  Acupuncture is one of the best ways to help you get out of pain. There are many ways acupuncture helps...

What is Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture

What is AcupunctureDoes your body need a tune up? Have you ever been driving down the road and the Check Engine Light on the dashboard turned on? Did you ignore it?  Did you rip the Check Engine Light from the dashboard? No, you go get it checked out. Symptoms are the...

What Does Architecture Tell Us About Acupuncture?

What Does Architecture Tell Us About Acupuncture?

What Does Architecture Tell Us About Acupuncture?Ever wonder how and why acupuncture works? Have you ever seen a building as it was going up? Picture a house or better yet, a tall building with cross beams. Just like in the body, these cross beams rely upon each other...

Acupuncture and Frozen Shoulder Pain

Acupuncture and Frozen Shoulder Pain

Acupuncture and Frozen Shoulder PainDo you have a frozen shoulder? Is it getting difficult to even put your clothes on? Frozen shoulders are the worst!  Lucky for you acupuncture can help thaw out that frozen shoulder. Shoulder pain is very common and it’s so...

Low Back Pain and Acupuncture

Low Back Pain and Acupuncture

Low Back Pain and AcupunctureSome of my favorite people are the most skeptical. I want to share “Henry’s” story with you. (I changed his name).  Henry is 81 years old and he has been suffering with severe low back pain since his retirement almost 20 years ago.  He...

Acupuncture for Headaches

Acupuncture for Headaches

Acupuncture for HeadachesDoes pain from headaches haunt you? If you are reading this you probably know that headaches can last for hours, days or even weeks. Even the sound of children laughing can be torture.  Headaches might be common, but they are not normal. ...

Stay in the game with acupuncture

Stay in the game with acupuncture

Stay in the game with acupunctureDo you ski or snowboard?  (if you don’t, then translate to your favorite sport) You keep your boards waxed and your edges sharp, right?  Are you keeping your body tuned up?  Don’t endure pain. Pain is your body’s way of communicating...

Allergy Relief With Acupuncture

Allergy Relief With Acupuncture

Allergy Relief With AcupunctureAcupuncture is the perfect solution for long term allergy relief. Allergy treatment with acupuncture will include acupuncture, nutritional advice, herbal medicine, and moxabustion. Stuffy noses, itchy eyes, sinus headaches, and eczema...

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