What is Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine?

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture have been practiced for over 2000 Years!

 

World Health Organization and Research

In an official report, Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, the WHO (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:

  • low back pain
  • neck pain
  • sciatica
  • tennis elbow
  • knee pain
  • periarthritis of the shoulder
  • sprains
  • facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • headache
  • dental pain
  • tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • induction of labor
  • correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
  • morning sickness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • postoperative pain
  • stroke
  • essential hypertension
  • primary hypotension
  • renal colic
  • leucopenia
  • adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
  • allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
  • biliary colic
  • depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • acute bacillary dysentery
  • primary dysmenorrhea
  • acute epigastralgia
  • peptic ulcer
  • acute and chronic gastritis
  • Not Limited to the above. All above research based

Begin Within

How Does It Work?

 

  • Using thin filiform needles to activate points on channels or meridians throughout the body
  • 12 Primary Channels connect energetically to organs, emotions & physical parts of the body
  • Over 400 acupuncture points to help balance Body, Mind and Spirit in conjunction with Natural Herbs
  • Based on the INDIVIDUAL not just putting symptoms in a box
  • Physician chooses points, usually between 4-10, using various methods (see services)
  • Length of time 20-45 minutes
  • Retraining, Reintegrating, Improving circulation, metabolic function & decreasing inflammation (see blog for research based studies)