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How often should I get Acupuncture?

By Dr. Mary Froeba, LAc DAcOM I am frequently asked “how often should I get acupuncture?” This is an excellent question! Usually it is after the first appointment or two a licensed acupuncturist can create a treatment plan tailored to the individual. I can’t just tell a person out of hand how many treatments they …

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Prepare to Move: Movement Prep to Maximize Your Performance

A proper warm up before exercise or athletic activity decreases the risk for injury AND can improve your overall performance. Preparing your body to move by increasing muscle temperature, tissue flexibility and range of motion facilitates better muscle tissue firing. In other words, warm up prep = greater POWER! Here at Apex, we like to …

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Cupping Therapy

Written by: Dr. Mary Froeba, DAcOM LAc I originally learned cupping therapy from my mother, who is also a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. My first lesson was roughly twenty years ago and I loved it right away – the feel of the suction into the glass cup, the warmth of the fire, the …

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Bell’s Palsy: Recovery with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Written by: Dr. Mary Froeba, DAcOM LAc Idiopathic peripheral facial nerve paralysis, or Bell’s Palsy, typically appears as drooping of the brow, eye, cheek, and mouth on one side of the face. This follows after trauma or damage to the Cranial Nerve VII that runs throughout the face. There is still plenty to be learned …

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Dr. Froeba’s Top Tips For Jump Starting the Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic (Keto) Diet is known for fast weight loss, better energy and focus, and a reduced risk of insulin resistance. This is achieved through the strict removal of sugar, the restriction of carbohydrates, and the increase of protein and dietary fats. This diet isn’t for everyone, but those who it works for, love it. …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Making Them Work

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway The year is coming to a close, which means it is time to prepare our New Year’s Resolutions. Personally, I love goals. I am always looking to improve and be better at …

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