Spring is one of my favorite times of the year in Maine. The warmth of the sun on my face, the flowers coming up from the ground to share their beauty, the leaves unfolding in a brilliant display of green, and the inner sense of being able to breath again. It’s not… …Continue Reading
- DaySpring Recipes
- direct primary care
- holistic health
- integrative health
Do You Neti?
Do you neti? This two-minute a day routine helps you breathe more easily, reduces cold symptoms, and with the promise of spring right around the corner, will lighten up seasonal allergies. This little pot may seem mysterious, but it is very simple to use. All you need is a tiny spoonful of non-iodized salt… …Continue Reading
Applesauce-Oatmeal Cookies A special treat for Valentine’s Day tomorrow….. Patients who visited the office this evening got a chance to sample these healthy and delicious cookies warm right out of the oven! 1 1/2 cups of rolled oats 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat pastry flour or Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-free baking mix 1 teaspoon… …Continue Reading
Banana-date Granola This simple, super healthy granola made in our DaySpring kitchen has no added sugars or oil.
The DO Difference
It makes a difference when your physician is trained to truly listen. To pay more attention to you than your chart. To look beyond the symptoms and take the time to get to know you as a whole person.
A Brief History of Osteopathic Medicine
Osteopathic medicine is a distinctive form of medical care founded on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy was developed in 1874 by Andrew Taylor Still, MD, (pictured) who pioneered the concept of “wellness” and recognized the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body.
Direct Primary Care
TIME Magazine: ‘The idea [DPC] is deceptively simple: Pay frontline doctors a fixed monthly fee directly instead of through the byzantine insurance bureaucracy.’ How can Americans get better health care for less money? There’s a quiet experiment going on among primary-care physicians, and the results are intriguing.
What is Osteopathic Medicine?
Osteopathic medicine is a distinct form of medical practice in the United States. Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of modern medicine including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. It also offers the added benefit of hands-on diagnosis and treatment through a system of treatment known as osteopathic manipulative medicine. Osteopathic medicine emphasizes helping each person achieve a high level of wellness by focusing on health promotion and disease prevention.