Acupuncture, Massage, Chiropractic Seen As Key In Pain Management

The role in pain management of acupuncture, massage and chiropractic treatments is changing. Over the years that Blue Heron has offered such treatments, we have seen a steady increase in clients presenting with chronic and acute and an increase in people being referred by their medical doctor for treatment. Times are changing and now that change is occurring at a national level as the conversation regarding what is known as the Opioid Crisis turns towards these complementary services to offer pain relief without the use of common pain medications. Read more from "Acupuncture Today". Read More

Pumpkin Hummus ~ Perfect for Halloween Munchies!

Here is a great, healthy and visually appealing dip for a Halloween gathering. Unique and really flavorful! Read More

Essential Oils Instead of a Decongestant for Allergy Symptoms?

Fall is almost as challenging on allergy and sinus sufferers as is Spring. Are you one of those? If so, try essential oils to relieve the pressure, pain, and discomfort. Read More.... Read More

Geranium Oil ... A Great Oil for All that Might Ail You!

Geranium Essential Oil is a wonder, sweet-smelling oil that is as useful and versatile as it is wonderful. A little goes a long way. Come in and experience it! Read More

Frankincense - one of the world's oldest oils & still heals today!

Blue Heron Wellness is now your place for high quality essential oils. To help familiarize you with the oils, over the next few weeks, we will provide information on one of the oils we carry. For more information on these oils, please speak with your Blue Heron Wellness practitioner, such as Rebecca Snyder, L.Ac. Read More

Grilled Salmon Burgers with Avocado Salsa

It is really tough to get home from work and think about cooking a meal - especially if you forgot to take something out of the freezer. This is a great recipe, with inflammation-fighting omega-3 fatty acids, and is just as great using fresh salmon or canned salmon from your pantry. Read More

Cucumber Blueberry Salad

We all need a quick, simple and refreshing light meal every now and then. This salad, featuring fresh blueberries and crisp cucumber chunks with feta cheese, arugula and a lime vinaigrette, fits the bill for a quick healthy dish on a hot summer's night! Read More


Summer is All About the Fire Element!

We experience the FIRE element most fully in the season of summer, the time when young energy that arose in the spring expands to its maximum potential. We, who are part of Nature just as surely as all that surrounds us, can enhance our own health by understanding the special functions of the hottest of all the seasons. Through this awareness we can help balance our own Fire energy. Read More

Hot vs Cold ... A heated debate!

Long debated in western medicine, the question of the best way of treating muscle and other soft tissue damage has been, well, hotly debated. And Acupuncturists are needling into the discussion ... In this article, an Acupuncturist discusses the issue from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine and points out that cold may be most efficacious for short term pain relief, but heat may help longer term healing.... Read More

What's Giving Fido a Fit?

My dog is usually happy and calm but, even before I am aware of an impending storm, she is panting and following me with her tail down. Yours too? With the summer storms brewing, we thought you might want to read about alternative means of dealing with Fidos Fits! Read More