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There’s been so much tragedy recently and we want to do our part to help out our communities and the communities of our patients’. We’re taking donations for Napa/ Sonoma fire victims and for Portland Rescue Mission. Needed items:
Napa & Sonoma Fire Victims
• Clean, lightly used clothing
• Pet items- leashes, beds, treats, toys
Portland Rescue Mission
• Clean, lightly used clothing
We’re currently donating 100% of profits from the sales of Theraband products, Biofreeze, and Stretch Out Straps to the relief effort. We want to thank all the dedicated people who are fighting the fire and providing relief to those impacted.by
Our amazing LMT, Sam Whyte, was diagnosed with Anaplastic Large T-Cell Lymphoma, which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Many people have asked how they can help, so we’ve set up a GoFundMe to help Sam and his family cover the extensive medical bills. You can find more information here: https://www.gofundme.com/help-sam-battle-cancerby
We are very excited to welcome TWO new artists to the Equilibrium Gallery for our spring into summer show!
Rachel Brodkey is showing her vibrant collection of paintings of all sizes.
Plus Dan Madsen of Drifted Arts will be exhibiting a few of his living sculptures.
To celebrate, on Thursday, May 4th from 6pm-9pm, we’re teaming up with our neighbors at Evolution Hair Design for a First Thursday FIESTA! Please join us for art, music, food, fun, and margaritas!by
Equilibrium is thrilled to welcome artist Musa Jaman and her series of botanical oil paintings titled “Late Bloomer”.
Please join us at Equilibrium on Thursday, January 5th from 6pm-8pm for an artist reception, wine, and hors d’ouevres.
Artist Musa Jaman is a “late blooming” self-taught painter residing in Portland Oregon whose primary inspiration comes from her love of nature and the outdoors. A Northwest native, Musa’s upbringing has been full of raw, unpasteurized adventure and the distinct propensity for “taking the road less traveled”. Her background in science feeds a multi-dimensional curiosity and deep inspiration for broad creative exploration. For Musa, nature is the ultimate healing force driving much of the inspiration for her paintings.
“Because there are infinite ways to approach a subject, I simply work to distill what is most pleasing to me – once the brush is in my hand the adventure begins in pursuit of the intangible abstractions revealed only through the process…it’s an annealing of sorts – a cathartic journey through the fire of the unknown.”
A quote aptly describing this creative process comes from one of Musa’s greatest influences;
“The abstraction is often the most definite form for the intangible thing in myself that I can only clarify in paint.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe
This body of work is an invitation to bask in the brilliant color, sublime curve and deep serenity of nature through the expression of the subtle and intricate beauty of botanicals.
Please contact her directly for commissions, gallery invitations, and special projects at: 503.999.0202by
We are in the running for Willamette Week’s Best of Portland 2016 Best Chiropractor!! Many thanks to our wonderful team of providers and most of all our incredible patients. Now for the task at hand: VOTE, VOTE, VOTE. Voting ends May 31st, but we heard a rumor that early votes count for extra! Click this link to vote, and take a minute to support your other fave local businesses.by
This in-depth article explores how Western medicine views the benefits of acupuncture.
Neurobiological Mechanisms of Acupuncture
By Kwokming James Cheng on ScienceDirect.com
This paper presents some previously proposed neurobiological mechanisms on how acupuncture may work in some clinical applications from a clinician’s perspective. For the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, the proposed mechanisms included microinjury, increased local blood flow, facilitated healing, and analgesia. Acupuncture may trigger a somatic autonomic reflex, thereby affecting the gastric and cardiovascular functions. Acupuncture may also change the levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine, thereby affecting the emotional state and craving. This mechanism may form the basis for the treatment of smoking cessation.by
Save the date! We’re having a First Thursday party on March 3, 2016 from 6-8 at the clinic. Come view the adventure photography of our newest artist, Steve Jackson, while sipping wine and eating hors d’oeuvres. Hope you can join us!by