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Aug Health Tip
TCM treatments for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, commonly referred to as brittle bones, is a syndrome leading to reduction in bone mineral density and architectural changes in the variety and amount of proteins in bone. According to TCM, the loss of kidney Qi and blood stagnation are mainly responsible for osteoporosis. Herbal remedies are used to strengthen the kidneys, build Qi, as well as work towards regeneration of new bone cells. Various types of Chinese medicine aim at nourishing the blood and kidneys, harmonizing nutrients, and promoting yin and yang energy balance by enhancing the digestive capacities of the spleen and liver and expelling superficial pathogens. READ MORE
Deep Tissue Massage for Plantar Fasciitis

The thick connective tissue that runs the entire length of the bottom of the human foot is known as the plantar fascia. While running, runners land on the heels of the feet and then raise themselves on the toes before shifting the weight onto the other foot causing the plantar fascia to come under strain and eventually tear. Deep Tissue massage is a technique that concentrates on the deeper muscle tissues, applying deep finger pressure on the fascia, Achilles heel, and calf muscles through slow strokes. The muscle fibers can be followed or pressure can be applied across tendons. READ MORE
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