Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Go Outside and Play by Joseph Brady In Traditional Chinese Medicine one whole group of therapeutic exercises involve what is called “Nature’s Therapy”. The ancient Chinese believed that there is something inherently therapeutic about being around nature. Sun bathing, air baths, water therapy even gardening have their place in the constellation of therapeutic practices that…

In addition to acupuncture there are many other natural pain relief modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupressure and Cupping have also been found to be effective treatments for natural pain relief. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses many other modalities besides acupuncture. One review of 75 studies covering all aspects of TCM in individuals with neck pain or…

Community Health Promotion Can Work… It takes a long time, but ‘Yes We Can’ create healthier communities! by Jacqui Shumway In 2005, I was asked to become a part of a community health promotion project attempting to promote healthy lifestyles in the my economically diverse Park Hill Denver neighborhood. The “Park Hill Thriving Communities Summary…

“A disease of prosperity, obesity, threatens to overwhelm our health care system.” Weight loss, need not be the hardship most people perceive it to be. Changing your lifestyle can also be reframed as an adventure in active healthy living. Life is Qi! Life is energy! Calories are just a measurement of energy and the fact…

Metabolic Resistance and why it is so hard to lose weight. by Joseph Brady The concept of metabolic set point is a crucial element in the battle against obesity and allows us to understand why it is so hard to lose weight. Our metabolic set point is the point at which our metabolism settles into…

by Joseph Brady Watch the video The molecular biology of mind/body healing. A talk by Herbert Bensen founder of the Mind/body  clinic at Harvard Medical School and author of The Relaxation Response. Life is change, and how we cope with change determines if we thrive on it or if we are overcome by it. Stress…

A joint position stand of the Living Younger Longer Institute and the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine This pronouncement was prepared by Joseph Brady M.S.T.C.M. Dipl. O.M. of the Living Younger Longer Institute and reviewed by Britney Chowning, Vladimir DiBrigida L. Ac., Mark Manton L.Ac. Dipl. Ac& OM, Jeannette Hoyt Rationale With increasing rates…

Learn the pain control secrets of the ancient Chinese martial arts masters. Learn to take control of your own aches and pains with these evidence based alternatives to opioid drugs. A growing body of evidence suggests that natural pain relief options, such as acupuncture, hypnosis, massage, exercise, and yoga, may offer significant help in managing…

by Joseph Brady and Jacqui Shumway “Aging is a question of mind over matter — if you don’t mind it it doesn’t matter,” once quipped Mark Twain. Modern Biomedical research has verified that he was right, to a large extent. As we get older we look forward to enjoying our golden years and doing everything…

Dr. Joseph Brady Taking Control of your Healthcare Did you know 80% of the demand on the U.S. Healthcare system is self-inflicted (lack of exercise/poor diet etc)? Join us for this powerful conversation about ways you can continue to take control of your own wellness with the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Tai Chi/Acupuncture/Medicine/diet etc)….