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Acupuncture For Carpal Tunnel and Wrist Problems

Acupuncture for the wrist is an effective treatment modality for patients with wrist problems, arthritis and carpal tunnel.  Many studies have confirmed that acupuncture is typically more effective than usual care, including anti-inflammatory medications. Acupuncture can alleviate pain, inflammation, numbness and restore motor dexterity to the affected region.  Many patients report that following acupuncture treatment, […]

Can Acupuncture help me quit smoking?

Quitting tobacco is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health.  But the road to get there isn’t always easy.  If you’re trying to quit smoking, acupuncture is a natural way to help you curb your nicotine cravings. Acupuncture may not be as well-known as nicotine patches or gum. Yet […]

Acupuncture For Detoxification

Acu-detox treatment (NADA Protocol) was first developed at the Lincoln Recovery Center in New York as a treatment for addiction. Today, it is used in over 1,500 clinical sites around the world. Multiple studies have shown this to be an effective treatment for any condition where relaxation or detoxification is needed. Who Can Benefit? Acu-detox can promote […]

Win-Win Deal

We have had the pleasure of serving the Elk River Minnesota area for almost 20 years and we love living and working in this growing town. Each year, we look for ways to give back to this wonderful community. When we do that, we like to make it a win-win for everyone! Or in this […]

ALERT: Coronavirus Germ Paranoia

Since most everybody wants to talk about the coronavirus, we thought we’d share our views. So let’s get into it. If we have a handful of apple seeds, and throw them into our adjusting room, will an apple tree grow there? Of course not. Why? There’s no soil, no nutrients, no water, not enough sun. […]

Why Cystic Fibrosis?

I’m sure you’ve seen our social media posts and emails about a special we’re running called Doctor’s With a Heart. It’s important for us to give back to the community that we serve. We have at least 3 events each year in which we donate to a charity. Past recipients have been Open Doors for […]

Back in the Game

About a year and a half ago, we began the long process of trying to figure out what was causing our youngest son, Nick, to have debilitating hip pain. Multiple MRIs, blood tests, consults with other chiropractors, functional medicine doctors, orthopedic surgeons and rheumatologists, lead us to the diagnosis of a stress fracture, tendinitis and […]