The iliopsoas muscle (commonly called ‘psoas,’ pronounced SO-as) is an often-overlooked muscle involved in conditions of lower back and hip pain. It can be tricky to diagnose problems in the psoas muscle due to the fact that it serves many functions, often causes pain, and is relatively inaccessible. It is the only muscle that attaches the spine to the legs, and it is the deepest of the core muscles.
How does taking out all animal products from your diet affect your body and your environment? We dug into the research, as well as the principles of Chinese Medicine, to find out more about plant based living.
Summer is here!! The summer solstice last Thursday marked the longest day of the year, and has been commonly referred to as the ‘beginning’ of summer. But did you know that summer has already been happening?? Right under our noses, for the past month and a half. Allow me to explain…
The practice of using Chinese herbs to treat modern diseases is alive and well in the U.S. as more and more people are drawn to using natural remedies as opposed to synthetic drugs. Chinese herbs can be ingested in a variety of ways such as herbal teas made using raw herbs, tablets, capsules, tinctures, or premade powders that can be dissolved in hot water.