Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
The Ancient Healing Tradition Treating Today’s Health Concerns

At the core of Oriental Medicine, acupuncture is a 5,000 year old art of healing which includes herbology, nutrition, heat therapy, tui-na (medical massage-acupressure) qi gong, (therapeutic breathing exercise) and life style counseling. Acupuncture needles today are thin, sterile, single use, which are placed in various points of the body depending on each individual condition. The needles are generally left in place for 20-30 minutes while the patient relaxes.

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Treats the Entire Person

Acupuncture and herbal medicine balance the body and mind to lead the patient to health and serenity. This approach considers the body as a whole for both diagnosis and treatment. It emphasizes the strengthening of the body and immune system so that the patient can overcome the disease or disability with his /her own organic resources. Acupuncture and herbal medicine treat not only distressing symptoms but the underlying causes as well, which facilitates lasting improvements.

Acupuncture is Powerful and Effective

The World Health Organization, headquartered in Geneva Switzerland lists many diseases, symptoms, or conditions for which acupuncture has been proven to be successful. The following is a partial list of these conditions. 

PAIN RELIEF

  • Back and Neck pain 
  • Sports Injuries
  • Headaches and Migraines 
  • Surgery Rehab
  • Neuropathy 
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ

WOMEN'S HEALTH 

  • Menstrual Disorders
  • PMS
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Infertility 
  • PCOS and more

DIGESTIVE DISORDERS 

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation/Diarhhea
  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Nausea 
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RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Cough
  • Cold and Flu Symptoms

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Stress
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Nervousness
  • Focus Problem 

AND MANY MORE...

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Common “After Effects” of Acupuncture

• Improved Sleep (deeper and more restful)
• Clearer, more creative thinking
• Better Digestion (decreased bloating, reduction in acid reflux, constipation, diarrhea)
• Stress Reduction
• More Energy for mental and physical activity

Acupuncture Is Safe and Compatible with Western Medicine

Acupuncture does not conflict with western medicine, chiropractic, or physical therapy. Instead it assists and enhances them. Many conditions such as sports injuries, immune system disorders, infertility (In Vitro Fertilization), side effects of chemotherapy, and anxiety are well treated by the combination of western medicine and acupuncture.