A morning stretch routine

This is a video we put together for our patients to make sure they better understand what to do to get free of back and neck pain. These are some of the main stretches we give our marathon runners, paddlers, and volleyball players for general mobility. We take a functional approach in our practice to sports injuries.  We want to […]

What’s Causing My Lower Back Pain, & How Can I Relieve It?

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The joints in your spine are a common cause of your lower back pain: The disc and joints of the low back are elegantly designed to handle a large portion of the weight and load put upon the spine by daily activities.   The lumbar spine is oriented with a forward bowing called a lordosis.  The joints “stack”  upon the […]

What’s Causing My Headache?: Part 5. TMJ Headache Relief

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Many patients that seek headache and migraine relief do not realize they suffer from Temperomandibular joint aka TMJ headaches. We receive many referrals from Long Beach dentists for collaborative work with TMJ and TMD. Didn’t your parents always tell you to chew your food? The TMJ is a vital part of living as it helps us chew our food and […]

What’s Causing My Headache?: Part 4 – Posture A Headache Cure

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At Day Wellness we come across numerous cases where people are looking for a headache cure.  We often find bad posture and headaches go hand in hand, eventually leading to migraines. Let us take a holistic approach to get to the cause of your headaches and get you relief. Modern Day Posture A lot has gone into you being able […]

Young Athlete Nutrition Guide; It’s What’s Makes Champions!

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Young athlete nutrition is often overlooked by student athletes and their parents. With the proper nutrition your body will preform better and heal faster. It’s GAME DAY! What should your growing, developing athlete be eating? Before a practice? After a game? After an injury? To put it simply, your body requires the right kind of energy to be STRONG and […]

10 Health Benefits of Walking 10 Minutes Daily

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Health Benefits of Walking We all know exercise is good for us, but getting up and out the door is sometimes the biggest challenge.  Its time to get motivated, set some goals and get out the door! Below are 10 health benefits of walking for 10 minutes each day. 1) Improve Your Circulation Walking improves circulation, especially of the lower […]

Acupuncture For The Flu and Other Sicknesses

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My patients are always worried about getting others sick. At Day Wellness, we appreciate the concern, but you might not be contagious. When that’s the case, it’s better to come in for treatment. Acupuncture for the flu boosts your immune system and helps you get better faster. If you’re worried about getting other people sick when you’re sick, you’re not […]

Don’t Let Osteoarthritis Wear You Down To The Bone

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The Unnatural Aging Process When you hear the terms “little old lady,” or “little old man,” what image comes to your mind? I know I think of a hunched over, shuffling, “handi-capable” elderly person, whose strength, as well as, size has slowly diminished over decades. What if I told you this was not the “natural aging process,” and that there […]

Chinese New Years: Year of the Ram

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The Year of the Ram celebrates success created by harmony and togetherness. Patients keep asking me about the significance of the Year of the Ram. Anyone unfamiliar with the Chinese New Year may not even know what the Year of the Ram means. So, below is a very brief description of the Chinese New Year and this year’s qualities. A […]

How to Reduce Bad Cholesterol Naturally

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Only a small percentage of the population has genetically predetermined high cholesterol; the rest of us can control our reduce bad cholesterol naturally with diet and exercise. So, for most of the population, changing what you eat and increasing your exercise are a much more effective and lasting solution than prescription drugs. Adding acupuncture and Chinese medicinal herbs to your […]