Osteopathic Medicine Provided by Dr. April Harris

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Osteopathic medicine is a practice of medicine used by certain physicians utilizing a whole person mindset. For most physicians who use osteopathic medicine, a whole-person approach includes partnering with patients, considering the connection of the body, mind, and spirit in delivering care, and recognizing the role of a physician’s hands to diagnose and treat illness or injury.…

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Medical Acupuncture can Help with Sports Injuries

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Medical acupuncture is a form of acupuncture that is practiced by licensed healthcare professionals who have also received training in acupuncture. These practitioners typically include medical doctors, osteopathic physicians, and other licensed healthcare providers such as chiropractors and physical therapists. April Harris utilizes medical acupuncture to also help athletes. Sports injuries can result in a significant setback…

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How Does Osteopathic Manipulation help with Asthma and COPD?

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Osteopathic manipulation, also known as osteopathic manipulative treatment or OMT, is a hands-on approach used by osteopathic physicians to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. Breathing is super important – it does keep you alive after all, so when you suffer with asthma or COPD, keeping the symptoms managed is important. Galen Acupuncture and Osteopathic…

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Acupuncture Can Aid Sports Injuries

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Acupuncture can help aid sports injuries in several ways, from conventional treatment to acupuncture specialization – athletes’ health is top priority. Sports injuries can cause significant setbacks for athletes, and often require extended recovery periods, as well as impacting their overall performance. Acupuncture can be used to try and encourage the body back to a…

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Acupuncture Can Assist with Smoking Cessation

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Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to promote balance and the flow of life energy, known as Qi. Acupuncture is provided by a specially trained and licensed practitioner.  Traditional Chinese principles and practices can be integrated into Traditional Western Medicine practice and the…

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Acupuncture Can Help with Weight Management

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Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate energy flow and promote balance. While acupuncture is not a direct solution for weight management, some proponents believe it can offer support in various ways. April Harris has extensive training that can help with weight…

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Acupuncture and PTSD; Treatment Options

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate energy flow, balance, and promote healing. While the use of acupuncture in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an area of ongoing research and not universally accepted, some individuals have reported benefits from incorporating acupuncture…

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Acupuncture Can Help Pain

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Acupuncture is a good treatment option if you struggle with any kind of chronic pain in your life. Chronic pain is a significant condition that affects millions of Americans. Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique that involves the insertion of very thin needles into specific points on the body. Acupuncture has been proven effective for the…

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Osteopathic Manipulation: What Ailments can it Treat?

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Osteopathic manipulation also called OMT is a hands-on approach used by osteopathic physicians (DOs) to diagnose, treat, and prevent medical conditions. Dr. April Harris is certified in this treatment method to help you in the best way possible! Osteopathic manipulation may also be used to improve mobility and range of motion, and to help prevent…

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What Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Can Do for You!

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Constitutional facial acupuncture holds as its principal tenet that the face is an extension of the Individual Spirit, or Shen. There are many benefits to this service, and they can be achieved with the help of Dr. April Harris. Needling to the face enhances blood flow and the flow of Qi, thereby nourishing the tissues…

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