November 6, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Do Acupuncture Needles Hurt? and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Do acupuncture needles hurt? I asked a number of my patients this question, just to see what they would say, […]
October 2, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Another of my Favorite Natural Remedies, Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana, or just Arnica, is a very popular homeopathic medicine that can be wonderfully effective for strains, sprains, bumps […]
June 19, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

The Good News About Fats

The good news about fats is that they are not all bad…in fact we need them. We just need the […]
January 23, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Smoking and Back Pain

Smoking. Yes. Smoking can contribute to back pain. Research suggests several possible reasons for this. Within minutes of inhaling cigarette […]
January 16, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Strengthen Your Core to Prevent or Recover From Back Pain

You may have heard the suggestion that you need to “strengthen your core,” as part of your exercise program…if you […]
January 9, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Using Good Posture to Relieve Back Pain

Good posture! Yes, the muscles that support our spines, necks, shoulders and pelvic girdles are carefully arranged on the support […]