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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing developed over thousands of years as part of traditional medicine in China, Japan and other Eastern countries. It is one of the oldest, most alternative procedures in the world! It is part of the discipline of traditional Chinese medicine. It involves the use of very fine, sterile, disposable needles inserted into energetic points on the body. This stimulates the body's energy to assist in the healing process. In Chinese Medicine, this energy flow is called Qi/Chi, pronounced chee, Qi provides the capacity to think, feel, work, and most importantly, to heal. This embraces many other forms of healing, quite apart from acupuncture, for example Chinese herbal medicine. Practitioners of Chinese Medicine use acupuncture, herbs and other healing modalities to "coax" the innate healing abilities within every person to help healing occur naturally. It is effective in many conditions which have often not responded well to conventional approaches. An Acupuncturist aims to evaluate your whole body and not just the symptoms that bother you .

Does acupuncture hurt?

Because acupuncture needles are very fine, most of the time there is no pain when they are inserted. You may feel a brief pinch as the needle is inserted or tightness around the needle.

How safe is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is extremely safe. We only use new, sterile, individually wrapped disposable needles with every patient.

What to Expect on Your First Visit?

- Comprehensive History
- Pulse Diagnosis
- Tongue Diagnosis
- Abdominal Palpation and
- Acupuncture Meridians and
  Points Diagnosis
- Iridology (diagnosis from
  examination of the iris)
- Available Treatment Options
- Acupuncture Treatment

Bring Your Health Back
Into Balance

Acupuncture helps with

- Allergies
- Asthma
- Weight Loss
- Smoking Cessation
- Pain Management
- Fertility issues
- Menopause Symptoms & PMS
- Stress Management

Treatment Methods

- Chinese Acupuncture
- Japanese Acupuncture
- Moxibustion
- Meditation Exercises
- Acupressure Tui Na