Knee pain is the second most common cause of chronic pain. One-third of all Americans report having knee pain at some time in their life. Frequent knee pain affects approximately 25% of all U.S. adults. Knee pain limits function and mobility, and impairs quality of life. Chronic knee pain affects over 46% of older adults, […]Continue Reading...
Exciting news! Dr. Michael Kowalski A.P., Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM) has been invited to and accepted an appointment to the faculty of the prestigious Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He will be instructing physicians in Five Element Acupuncture Theory. Osher is a nationally known and highly respected […]Continue Reading...
By Michael Kowalski, A.P., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM) @Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center, Jacksonville Florida BREAKING NEWS from The Joint Commission, which accredits most U.S. hospitals. Effective January 1, 2018, hospitals will be required to provide nonpharmacologic pain management therapy, including acupuncture. The largest U.S. accreditation body for health care facilities announced this revision of hospital performance […]Continue Reading...
Respiratory EZ By Restorative Formulations MUST BE OUR REGISTERED PATIENT TO ORDER THIS PRODUCT. Allergy season is among us. If you suffer from bronchial and/or sinus irritation, this is a good time to begin supporting your respiratory health. Respiratory EZ helps to maintain normal respiratory and bronchial function by supporting healthy leukotriene metabolism (Leukotrienes are […]Continue Reading...
What are natural solutions for my Insomnia? Insomnia is a very common problem these days. It can affect people of all ages and cause real quality of life issues. Sleep medications often have unwanted side effects, and some are habit-forming. Many people take them anyway because they don’t realize there are safe, natural, and effective […]Continue Reading...
Please welcome Naga Wasserman, Postural Alignment Specialist (PAS), to the Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center team! Naga has a long-held passion for holistic health and helping people. When she discovered postural therapy, she was immediately drawn to it due to her strong interest in working with the human body. She provides postural therapy and uses […]Continue Reading...
When I am consulting with my medical doctor, taking a new drug, or having surgery, should I suspend or avoid acupuncture treatment? In a word, no. It is neither necessary, nor recommended, to discontinue acupuncture treatment when consulting a physician, taking a new drug, or having surgery. In fact, a growing number of medical doctors […]Continue Reading...
What is Integrative Medicine? By Michael Kowalski, A.P., Dipl.Ac. @ Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center Jacksonville, FL Interest is growing in Integrative Medicine because it is a patient-centered approach to healthcare and treats each patient as a whole person. As we better understand how lifestyle affects health, both practitioners and patients are looking beyond […]Continue Reading...