Failing to plan is the same as planning to fail. The predictability of flu season has been infinitely complicated by the COVID epidemic that we are facing today. In this instance, prevention may be the best cure to avoid unnecessary self-quarantine or dealing with the awfulness that is the flu.(more…)
Amid the COVID-19 turmoil, it’s hard to keep perspective and stay focused on your own self-care. When massage and acupuncture clinics are closed, you may be missing out on the essential routines of keeping your body health and happy. That’s why Good Medicine put together this list of stretches we most commonly recommend to our patients. Hopefully, it will give you some reprieve!(more…)
Acupuncture is a safe and effective medicine that can be used through any stage of pregnancy, from troubleshooting fertility issues to dealing with postpartum care.
It is important that you fully understand why and when to use acupuncture as a care routine for your pregnancy. It comes with many well-documented benefits and can be your secret weapon to beating common pregnancy woes.(more…)
It can be a wonderful experience for both you and your baby to receive a gentle, relaxing prenatal massage. Before you come in for your appointment, there are a few things you should do to properly prepare for your massage.(more…)
Several weeks after we ring in the American New Year, we get to set the celebration wheels turning once again for the festive Chinese New Year. You may have heard about Chinese New Year but it comes with a whole set of exciting traditions and interesting predictions. Find out how you can celebrate it this year (2020). Here is a quick crash course on this fun holiday and it’s relation to Chinese medicine and acupuncture. (more…)
With so much to celebrate in the New Year, why do Missoulians find themselves struggling against seasonal depression each January? Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as seasonal depression, is a common problem with many people enduring the hazy winters of Missoula. But! You CAN do something about it using complementary medicine to boost your natural ability to stay chipper even in the dreariest of winter days.(more…)
Winter has come early to Missoula this year.
And with the cold, many people are suddenly feeling more tired and drained than usual – and who wants to feel that way with all of the fun winter activities that lie ahead?
The ancient Chinese believed that we should live in harmony with the seasons. Each season has its set of recommendations for keeping our health, immune systems, and energy strong.
We can still enjoy our usual activities, and by following these simple suggestions we can also maintain good energy, keep our immune systems strong, and go into the spring season healthier, and with less chance of catching colds.(more…)
Dry Needling, also known as intramuscular stimulation (IMS) seems very similar to acupuncture on the surface; however, there are key differences between this technique and the ancient practice of acupuncture.
You’ll hear it from us no matter why you’re visiting: “Drink lots and lots of water today.”
But why do we stress hydrating after your massage or acupuncture session? There are plenty of great reasons to keep your water bottle near by after your visit with us.(more…)
In addition to aromatherapy based massage oils, Good Medicine also offers massage using CBD-based products to enhance your massage session. Why? Because we have found CBD to be an effective anti-inflammatory with powerfully healing properties. It is an excellent complement to your massage and here’s why.(more…)