Sports Injuries & Rehabilitation

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Trauma

For over 5000 years Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has been a proven effective treatment for virtually all ailments. Just recently Western cultures are awakening to the idea of this traditional method of treatment. It’s been extensively used for athletes, warriors, soldiers, and kung fu masters of the past. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) we look…

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Sports Medicine Acupuncture

Sports Medicine Acupuncture is a synergistic blend of the ancient wisdom and methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), modern sports medicine science and assessment, and specialized treatment techniques. It is a comprehensive and intelligent approach to treating pain, sports injuries, work injuries, and postural imbalances, as well as promote enhanced athletic performance and improved range…

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Dr. Paul Takes an Icy Dip

I have been curious and fascinated for some time with the role that Breathing plays in how our body functions.  Especially in the area of how dysfunctional breathing can contribute to chronic back and neck pain, and that by employing some strategies to correct our breathing, we can ease many chronic aches and pains. That…

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Is the Way You Move Creating Your Pain?

Do you move functionally? Are you able to perform the activities you want to easily and without producing pain in your body? Ultimately our brains control our movement, and as it turns out we are pretty clever. When we give the instruction for our body to perform a movement, such as lifting a box or…

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The Ins and Outs of Breathing: Part II

by Dr. Paul Fleming, DC, BSc.Kin “If breathing is not normalized – no other movement can be.” -Karel Lewit In Part I on breathing, we discussed the importance of proper respiratory mechanics, highlighting some of the conditions that can be attributed to breathing dysfunction.  We also reviewed what proper vs. improper respiratory mechanics are, and…

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