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How Does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture points stimulate the central nervous system. This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These biochemical changes may stimulate the body's natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being.


Acupuncture & Emotions

We believe in treating the whole person, not just their symptoms. We know that stress has a physiological impact on the body, and we work to restore balance and promote optimal health in our patients. Our acupuncture treatments are designed to help you feel your best, from the inside out.

What can Acupuncture treat?

  • Upper Respiratory System

    • Acute sinusitis

    • Common Cold and Flu

    • Acute tonsillitis

  • Respiratory System

    • Acute bronchitis

    • Bronchial asthma (Most effective in children and uncomplicated conditions.

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Acute and Chronic Colitis

    • Acute Bacillary Dysentery

    • Constipation

    • Diarrhea

  • Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Back and Knee Pain

    • Fibromyalgia

    • Chronic Fatigue

    • Sports Injuries and Pains

  • Reproductive & Gynecological Conditions

    • Premenstrual Syndrome

    • Dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps)

    • Spotting and Excessive Bleeding

    • Amenorrhea (Loss of Menstrual Period)

    • Impotence

    • Infertility

    • Incontinence

  • Mental Emotional Problems

    • Stress

    • Anxiety

    • Depression

    • Insomnia

  • and more

Two Dried Leaves

What can you expect at your treatment?

  • We will discuss your condition during your initial consultation and discuss your projected progress.

  • I will asses your tongue shape & color & the quality of your pulse. (key diagnosis tools in Chinese Medicine)

  • I will do the treatment that will consist of consultation, treatment, in addition to sometimes cupping, massage & sound therapy with sound bowls, drum & chimes


Continuing Treatment
  • ​If the condition is acute, lasting less than 3 months, the usual time frame is 4-8 treatments.

  • If the condition is chronic, lasting 3 months or longer, the usual time frame is 8-12 treatments.

  • Once your conditions improve we will assess the the number of treatments needed and potentially reduce your treatments to every other week.

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