Category Archives: Health / Well-Being

Wednesday March 21 at 6:30pm at the Encinitas Public Library This Talk Is For You If: You want to feel like yourself again without shoulder pain coloring everything you do You are losing your desired fitness level because pain is keeping you from workouts and sports You are frustrated because you haven’t been able to […]

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Cypress Acupuncture has moved to a new location one block West of Hwy. 5 in Encinitas right next to Scripps and Core Orthopaedics. The new clinic is quieter, larger and it’s a more convenient location for most patients.  We will host an Open House coming up in February or March. New address: 1011 Devonshire Dr., […]

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According to the Mayo Clinic the definition of Tennis Elbow is, “a painful condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overworked, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm.” The medical term for Tennis Elbow is Lateral Epicondylitis. Pain usually occurs at the origin of the forearm tendons right where they attach […]

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I am no expert in weight lifting but I often see and treat the painful results of lifting heavy weights with compromised form. These injuries range from minor muscle strains to herniated inter-vertebral discs. You don’t want to experience these, especially the disc injuries. They cause permanent damage to disc cartilage and/or nerves and often create intense […]

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Training Your Body to Kill Cold and Flu Microbes We have arrived in the season when our exposure to powerful microbes that cause cold and flu increases and our ability to fight off infection decreases. Consider the holiday party. We tend to eat more unhealthy foods and imbibe tasty drinks that reduce immunity. We do […]

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Mysterious Tender Feet Could be Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. I’ve heard a few patient’s blame tender feet on getting old.  Well aging is almost always a factor related to chronic pain.  However if you feel like there’s not enough padding on the bottom of your feet with numbness and tingling you might have Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. That’s […]

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Cypress Acupuncture will participate in Fiesta Del Sol this weekend, June 1 and 2.  The event takes place in Solana Beach at Plaza Street/Lomas Santa Fe right next to Fletcher Cove Beach.  Please pay us a visit at our booth.  We’ll be doing free injury and alignment assessments all day, both days.  Here’s a link […]

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Free 1 Hour Workshop Includes: • Explanation of common running injuries • Demonstration of how postural misalignment causes injury • Explanation of how sports acupuncture and alignment correction heal injury • No cost assessment of your alignment or injury Event limited to 10 attendees so register quickly.  Please contact Cypress Acupuncture or call the Pearl Izumi […]

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I like to run and I made the transition to “mid-foot” running about a year ago.  Often when I mention mid-foot running in conversation somebody asks,  “oh do you wear those crazy shoes with the individual toes”?  For the record I don’t wear the toe shoes but I do wear minimalist shoes that fit my […]

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If you are starting a resolution of more exercise, congratulations! But please make sure you are not pushing through pain. The phrase “no pain – no gain” is a set up for potentially long stint of rehabilitation or worse. Pain is your nervous system asking you to address something that’s vulnerable, injured and/or out of […]

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