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Our History as an LGBTQ-Inclusive Practice

Ya'll, it's so amazing to reread this article right now and remind myself why I'm doing this work, and also heartbreaking that I can't do this work right now because of the COVID-19 shut down orders. 😫 If you missed the article the first time around, check it out! I am featured along with several … Continue reading

Supplements for surgical recovery, as included in Prism Integrative Acupuncture's post-surgical recovery toolkit
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Best Supplements and Herbs for Surgical Recovery

What Herbs and Supplements Help with Gender Affirming Surgery Preparation and Healing? When preparing for your gender-affirming surgery, there are many natural remedies and supplements to speed healing and make your recovery more comfortable. Knowing what to take, and when to take it is important. Always check with your doctor and/or surgeon before taking any … Continue reading

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Top Nutrition Tips for Successful Surgical Recovery

We all know to prepare foods ahead of time or have friends drop off meals since meal prep after surgery is difficult. But did you know that there are certain foods that can actually help you recover faster and have less post-surgical side effects? Tips: Use a google calendar or care calendar like lotsahelpinghands to … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Help You Better Prepare for Surgery

There's nothing worse than getting home from surgery and realizing you don't have your prescribed painkillers or pre-prepared food that's easy on the stomach. There are many things you can do in advance of your surgery to help yourself have an easier recovery afterwards. Here are some simple tasks to help you prepare. Pick up … Continue reading

How LGBT Inclusion Can Grow Your Acupuncture Practice
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Free Webinar for Practitioners!

Did you miss last weekend's free Gender 101 webinar for practitioners? You can still catch the replay! I am so honored to have participated in Lhasa OMS, CSOMA, and Smarty Practice's 'Love Your Practice' digital summit last weekend, where I led a 1-hour training on 'How LGBT-Inclusion Can Grow Your Patient Base.' We reached 900 … Continue reading

An image of an acupuncturist giving a transgender patient therapeutic massage for chest pain from binding.
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part Six

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading

Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic providing queer inclusive LGBT chiropractic care for trans patients
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part Five

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading

Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic providing queer inclusive LGBT chiropractic care for trans patients
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part Four

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading

Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic providing queer inclusive LGBT chiropractic care of trans patients
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part Three

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading

Two nonbinary queer patients of color kissing
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part Two

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading

Four queer patients of color, including masculine of center nonbinary transgender patients and trans men
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Six Steps to More Comfortable Binding: Part One of Six

Guest blog from Sandy Baird DC of Riverstone Chiropractic According to a Health Impact Study published in the Culture, Health, and Sexuality Journal, 97% of people who wear a binder experience uncomfortable side effects such as neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and trouble breathing. Other than limiting the time you spend in a binder, … Continue reading