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Posted on June 25, 2016

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

(Scroll down toward the bottom if you just wanna see which three formulas are available for this week only!) Chronic pain can often be caused by lack of blood flow and energy stagnation in the body as well as congestion/obstruction, inflammation and malnourishment according to Chinese Medicine. Internal and external Dit Da Jow formulas can […]

Posted on May 22, 2016

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Proper blood flow is essential to healing from chronic injuries and pain, trauma, sprains, strains and other musculoskeletal problems.  There are many Chinese herbs that improve circulation and promote healing. This article will teach us why blood flow slows or gets blocked, what happens when blood stagnates and what can be done to prevent blood […]

Posted on March 30, 2016

San Huang San (“Herbal Ice”) vs. Ice: Why Ice is Not So Nice for Sports Related Injury

I feel confident in assuming that we all have had ice applied to an acute injury; whether it be sprain, strain, fracture, or contusion. The application of ice to an injury began in the 70’s by Dr. Gabe Mirkins implementation of a standardized treatment for sports related injuries known as R.I.C.E. In his best-selling novel […]

Posted on February 26, 2016

Chinese Herbal Sports Medicine

by Lev G Fedyniak(more info) imported from Positive Health Online listed in bodywork, originally published in issue 136 – June 2007 Say ‘Chinese Medicine’ and, more likely than not, the first thing that comes to your mind is acupuncture. Though acupuncture is a vital and integral part of Chinese Medicine, it is only one of several sub-modalities that comprises this […]

Posted on November 19, 2015

Traditional Herbs for the Modern Fighter

In this modern day, martial artists engaging in intense training are aided by a myriad of advantages from the warriors of old.  An entirely new era has evolved, whereby a trainer must be familiar enough with their athlete to recommend a customized regimen of supplements. However, while modern times have greatly enhanced supplements for the […]