Integrative Health Care Blog

Helping you navigate the path toward your best health.

What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating?

Nutrition Therapy is strongly based on the principles of Intuitive Eating. These principles use forms of physical and emotional awareness to inform our eating habits, helping to create health and balance.

What is an Integrative Medical Consult?

What is an Integrative Medical Consult?

 Integrative Medical Consults are appointments with a physician to determine how integrative health care can support your health. They are not a replacement for your regular doctors, but a way to coordinate your care across different treatments. Medical Consults allow...

Why See an Integrative Doctor?

Why See an Integrative Doctor?

 Bodies can be complicated, and it can be hard to find the right path to treat subtle, chronic, or frustrating health issues. Coming to see an integrative doctor can help connect the dots and coordinate your care moving forward, both with your other physicians and...

Introducing Medical Consults with Dr. Birdee

Introducing Medical Consults with Dr. Birdee

 Sometimes we have health issues that are subtle, complex, or difficult to heal. Integrative care like bodywork, acupuncture, and therapeutic movement will often help, but it can be challenging to coordinate your own care on two fronts--with your physician(s), and...

What is Ashiatsu Bodywork?

What is Ashiatsu Bodywork?

 Ashiatsu is a technique integrated into most Ha.Lé Bodywork sessions because it is such an effective healing tool. In Japanese, the root wood “ashi” means foot and “atsu” means pressure. Ashiatsu, or “foot pressure”, involves the therapist using her feet as well as...

What is Yamuna® Body Rolling?

What is Yamuna® Body Rolling?

 Yamuna® Body Rolling is a self-care and self-conditioning technique that uses specialized therapy balls to treat specific body parts. It is able to address multiple layers of tissue, including skin, fascia, muscle, and bone, as well as work with connective tissues,...

Triphala for Digestive Health

Triphala for Digestive Health

 Triphala is an Ayurvedic blend that is used to support digestive health and overall vitality. It is tridoshic, which means that it works for most people regardless of their constitution. Literally meaning “three fruits,” Triphala uses the fruits from three Indian...