OsteoarthritisBob, a 63 year old man with severe osteoarthritis of the hip, is a candidate for an urgent hip replacement. He uses a cane to take weight off the hip joint when

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If you've never tried acupuncture before, you're probably wondering what it's like. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.Does acupuncture hurt?Acupuncture doesn't hurt. Sometimes it can feel a little uncomfortable but

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When treating a patient, rather than looking for a specific disease that has a precise cause, the acupuncturist looks for patterns of disharmony in a person, both physiological and psychological. The purpose

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Pain is the number one reason why people go to their doctor. If over-the-counter painkillers don’t work, typically we go get a prescription for a stronger painkiller. Lately there has been much

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You’ve probably heard that organic food is healthier for you than conventionally grown food because it’s less toxic. But just how much less toxic is it? How does eating fewer toxins really

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Have you ever wondered why doctors prescribe pharmaceutical drugs instead of supplements and dietary changes? It’s because of their training. They receive little or no training in nutritional counselling. Also, it’s easier

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