Depending on your condition and interests, other forms of Chinese medical therapy beyond acupuncture may be used in your treatment.
Acupuncture is the insertion of tiny needles into particular points on the body to reduce pain and cause other specific healing reactions.
Number of Visits
Depending on the severity of your condition, fewer or more treatments may be required. On the first visit you'll get an idea of how many visits you may need for your condition being treated. The number of visits typically ranges from 2 to 10, and some patients choose to have infrequent as-needed follow-up visits.
Bodywork therapy includes deep tissue massage, correction of structural imbalances, acupressure, joint and muscle stretching, and massage of the acupuncture channels.
Acupuncture is a diverse and dynamic form of medicine.
It utilitizes ideas about systems within the body and the realtionshps between these systems.
If your specific condition is not listed here,feel free to call for a phone consultation to get more information about whether or not acupuncture may be helpful to your condition.
Chinese herbs can treat a variety of conditions and are conveniently available in prepared pill forms, powdered, and raw forms for ingestion.
What can acupuncture treat?
-Pain, injury, arthritis, disc and spine problems
-Headaches of all types, numbness, diziness
-Stress, anxiety, depression, mental illness
-Fatigue, hyperactivity, insomnia, memory problems
-Digestive disorders, intestinal disorders, weight loss or gain
-Allergies, asthma, cold/flu, frequent colds, and low immunity
-Feeling overly hot or cold, poor circulation, water retention
-Womens' health: PMS, painful menstruation, fertility, cysts, irregular or heavy menstruation, menopausal symptoms
-Pregnancy: nausea, pain during pregnancy, inducing labor
-Men's health: ED, prostate or bladder problems
-High or low blood sugar
...and many other conditions, symptoms, and imblances.
Myofascial release techniques in Chinese medicine include cupping and gua-sha. Both are ways to resolve deep injury from tissues in the body.