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Category: Dr SG

Monday Motivation: Winter Health: Acupuncture and the elements

WINTER: STAYING HEALTHY WITH ACUPUNCTURE AND THE ELEMENTS In winter, nature seems to be at rest. Within the darkness and hibernation, we can rest and recharge. Slowing down, conserving our energy and working on our internal balance or more “Yin” energy. In traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the element associated with winter is water and the […]

Monday Motivation: Qi Gong and Breast Cancer – The Power of Movement

  All or most disease according to traditional Chinese medicine comes from blockage or stagnation of the body’s fluids, lymph flow, energy, breath, food, thoughts and emotional issues from the mind. All of these fall under the term “Qi” which is loosely translated as “life force, vapor, steam, and energy”. Most of the Chinese medicine […]

QI GONG – MOVING MEDITATION: FOR HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER

QI GONG – MOVING MEDITATION: FOR HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER

QI GONG- MOVING MEDITATION: FOR BREAST HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER Qi Gong (Chee Kung) is one of the five baskets of Chinese medicine. The five staples of Chinese medicine are Qi Gong (movement exercise that includes body, breath, and mind) Nutrition Acupuncture Massage (Tui-Na) Herbal remedies. All or most disease according to […]

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Breast Cancer Empowerment: Key Preventive Actions

Breast Cancer Empowerment: Key Preventive Actions

  Prevention is KEY! Adopting just 3 preventive habits can reduce the likelihood of developing breast cancer by 62% according to a study by the American Institute for Cancer Research on >30,000 postmenopausal women. By knowing which lifestyle changes can have such powerful implications on breast health, you will be empowered to start making positive […]

Recommendations for Sleep Duration for Children

Recommendations for Sleep Duration for Children

Sleep is a vital component of a child’s overall health and wellness. Sleeping the recommended number of hours on a regular basis is associated with improvements in Attention, memory, and learning Behavior and emotional regulation Quality of Life Mental and physical health Sleeping too much or too little may contribute to poor health outcomes in […]

Autumn: The Harvest and Letting Go

Autumn: The Harvest and Letting Go

Dr. Scott Greenapple In traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) we look at seasons and consider them as elements. With each change of the season, there are elements and meridians that correspond.  We look at the meridians and elements and how they tend to have a direct correlation to both the physical and emotional aspects of our […]

Motivational Monday: Autumn: The Harvest and Letting Go

Fall is here and the season is changing. We’re harvesting everything from the spring and summer. With this transitioning seasons, our lungs and large intestine are susceptible to illness. Dr. Greenapple addresses this and shares some simple QiGong tips you can do on your own!

Thriver Spotlight: Dr. Scott Greenapple

When he’s not healing his patients he’s usually in Jordan’s office giving tips on the stock market, or trying to make a putt on the makeshift course. Scott Greenapple’s attention to detail is almost as impressive as his dedication to his practice. We get to know Scott a bit more in this Thriver Spotlight. What’s […]

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Breath Practice: Making Your Own Medicine

Breath Practice: Making Your Own Medicine

Some of the most chronic and debilitating diseases that affect most North Americans if not all populations can be significantly helped with something as simple as the breath. With changing the pattern of your breath, you can get almost instantaneous changes in your physical and emotional wellbeing. With deep breaths and longer exhalations, your body […]

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Monday Motivation | The Healing Powers of Breath

Dr. Greenapple shares the importance of breath and the healing within when done correctly in this weeks Monday Motivation.