Blog Archive

Regenerative Medicine: A Natural Approach to Treating Injuries Feb 1st, 2020

In the past, the majority of injuries were treated according to the PRICE principle (Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation). Today, Medical Director Cary Nelson, MD, Executive Director Kari Hawkins, DC, and the other specialists at Advanced Integrative Medical Center in Redondo Beach, California, practice regenerative and integrative medicine to help...

Reduce Stress and 5 Other Health Benefits of Massage Therapy Jan 1st, 2020

Many Americans work jobs or lead lifestyles that require them to sit still for hours at a time. This can wreak havoc on your muscles and health, causing you to stiffen up and feel sore. Massage therapy can alleviate stress from your daily life and loosen the knots in your...

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Balance and Mobility Dec 1st, 2019

Poor balance and lack of mobility aren’t just inconveniences. Poor balance can increase your risk of falling and injuring yourself. Poor balance and mobility can be caused by many conditions including accidents, arthritis, and nerve damage.  Because poor balance can affect your daily life and increase your risk of injuries,...

Can Vitamin B12 Injections Help Me Lose Weight? Nov 1st, 2019

There’s no question that losing weight can be hard. But it can be even harder if you’re deficient in certain nutrients. In fact, if you don’t have enough vitamin B12, this may hamper your weight loss efforts. In this blog, the health specialists at Advanced Integrative Medical Center discuss what...

6 Drug-Free Solutions for Your Headache Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Headache pain can range from dull and achy to sharp and throbbing. Headaches are extremely common, and nearly everyone experiences headaches at one time or another. But, headaches are notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat. The pain can be caused by any number of triggers, but one truth remains the...

PRP: The Game Changer for Remedying Arthritis and Other Joint Pain Sep 12th, 2019

Aging and arthritis are no strange bedfellows. In fact, approximately 54 million people in the United States have some form of arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to 78 million as the Baby Boomer population ages. So the race is on in medical circles to address the increasing...