Integrative Health Care Articles

Acupressure Improves Insomnia

A simple acupressure intervention, pressure applied to a point on each wrist, improved sleep for residents with insomnia in a long-term care facility during a five-week study. The study involved 50 residents of two facilities in Taiwan who…

Guided, gentle stretching exercises create foundation for wellness

This 11-minute audio podcast guides listeners through a series of simple, gentle stretching exercises that release tension in the neck, shoulders, chest, back and spine.  The way we stretch helps determine the quality of motion we display. Beginning…

Mindful breathing energizes our minds as well as our bodies

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Babies are better at breathing than almost all of us. They instinctually breathe with their whole bodies, flooding every cell with oxygen. As adults, most of us have forgotten what a full breath feels like. But breathing is crucial not only…