Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger point may cause stiffness and decreased range of motion. They can be associated with chronic conditions of muscles or joints, acute trauma, or repeated micro-trauma.
Do You Need Pelvic Floor Therapy? Hint: most women do!
Pelvic Floor Therapy is one piece of the healing process that can help address the trauma we continue to hold within our bodies. It is important to work with a provider who brings sensitivity, compassion, and kindness to your sessions.
Why Naturopathic Neurology is Important
According to the Center for Disease Control there are up to 5.3 million Americans who are affected by traumatic brain injury, (TBI), related disabilities. On average, the emergency departments report over 3 million concussions and traumatic brain injury diagnoses per...
Traumatic Brain Injury
Every 21 seconds in the US someone suffers a Traumatic Brain Injury.
Mold – it’s everywhere, so it’s no big deal. Right? Not exactly. For some people, mold exposure can cause significant health issues.
Quick Help for Anxiety, Insomnia and Depression
Alpha-Stim to the rescue! Anxiety, depression, and insomnia. For years, I have been on the hunt for an option to help these very common health challenges. In the past year and a half, these issues have skyrocketed. Anxiety, depression and insomnia are so common, and...
My Naturopathic Medical Toolkit Includes Vaccines and Surgery
A naturopathic physician's take on combining the best of alternative and conventional medicine. I just returned from visiting OHSU, a great hospital here in Portland, Oregon, where my mom is recovering from spinal surgery. I posted the above photo on social media...
Pelvic Steaming for Health
All Hail the V-Steam for Pelvic Health! I came across the idea of pelvic steaming, or V-Steams, when I first began traveling to Belize to study Mayan Abdominal Therapy and Spirit Healing. This was before the days of Goop and Gwenyth Paltrow, before podcasts that...
When I opened my naturopathic medical practice well over a decade ago, a goal of mine was to offer women’s annual exams in a way that was more comfortable than the typical experiences I had as a patient in conventional medicine.
Hibiscus Plant Medicine
Healing for Women in a Beautiful Flower In my travels to Belize to study Mayan Medicine with Dr. Rosita Arvigo, I have fallen in love with Hibiscus. This beautiful flower has become a plant ally for me, meaning it has special meaning to me for healing, growth, and...