At Element, we specialize in relieving aches and pains. In additional to massage, acupuncture, and cupping therapies, we offer a wide range of balms, creams, gels, and patches that help you feel your best. But with such a wide array, how do we make a customized recommendation? It all comes down to the ingredients and the application. Here's a run-down of our most popular topical pain relief products.
Father’s Day is approaching this Sunday. Just in case you missed our latest newsletter here ya’ go! To those looking for a Father's Day gift for beloved Dads, Dads-to-be, and Dad-like folks, Element is proud to announce our warm love for all kinds of Daddies. We hear them being called lots of names: papa, baba, pop, pai, dad, opa, tata, father. We say to them, "You are the man, you are the legend!"
With the change of the seasons comes a change in footwear. When summer begins and we all relish the switch to sandals, it’s common to have some soreness in the muscles next to the shin. You are using your muscles differently by lifting your foot more to keep the sandal on your foot.
Earlier in May, I had a wonderful opportunity to present a webinar hosted by LhasaOMS, the largest acupuncture supply company in the United States. They asked me to talk about CBD topical creams and the way I incorporate them into my practice and treatments to help patients with pain conditions.
Fiction: SPF 30 sunscreen is twice as strong as SPF 15 sunscreen. Fact: SPF, or Sun Protection Factor, is a number that describes the percentage of UVB rays the sunscreen blocks out. SPF 15 blocks around 94% of rays, SPF 30 around 97%, and SPF 45 around 98%. SPF can be a misleading number to consumers because, as shown in the previous fact, SPF describes a percentage of effectiveness of blocking out rays.
Since CBD has been such a popular health topic all over the media, lately, many of our clients have been peppering us with questions. So it seems useful and necessary to continue to explore this relevant treatment option. CBD is a naturally grown compound with a lot of health claims surrounding it, seemingly positioned as the cure-all for a tremendous number of conditions.