What are Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture?
Chinese Medicine is a healing technique based on the principle of free and uninterrupted energy flow and helps activate the natural healing processes in each patient's body as well as to restore their physical and emotional well-being. Acupuncture can help with a variety of conditions and disorders from the head to the feet. acute and chronic pain, headaches, heart and lung issues, disgestive disorders, gynecological, reproductive, men's health, anxiety, depression, and so much more. That's because Chinese medicine sees the body as a whole, managing the symptoms while treating the root of the condition.
Which Conditions Does Acupuncture Treat?
In 2003 the World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of conditions that were shown in controlled trials to effectively be treated with Acupuncture. That was 15 years ago! Thousands of studies have been done on acupuncture since then and research has been growing exponentially.
A list of conditions treated with Acupuncture published by the WHO:
Low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, tennis elbow, knee pain, peri-arthritis of the shoulder, sprains, facial pain, TMJ, headache, dental pain, acute and chronic gastritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Induction of labor, breech birth presentation, morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, postoperative pain, stroke, essential hypertension, primary hypotension, renal colic, leucopenia, radiation/chemo reactions, allergic rhinitis, hay fever, biliary colic, depression, acute bacillary dysentery, primary dysmenorrhea, acute epigastralgia, and peptic ulcer.
What is a Treatment Like?
Each treatment begins with discussing your health concerns. For first time treatments, this will include a detailed history to allow us to understand your overall health and determine root patterns of your health. Then needles will be inserted for 20-40 minutes.
Is Acupuncture Safe?
Yes. According to the National Institute of Health, Acupuncture is safe. Only sterile, single-use needles are used. There are no toxic side effects as with pharmaceutical drugs.
Does it Hurt?
Acupuncture is virtually painless. The needles are extremely thin (0.12 – 0.25 mm in diameter – the diameter of a human hair). Patients are often surprised that they feel no pain on needle insertion.
Acupuncture First Treatment $100
Includes a thorough intake including a detailed history, pulse taking, tongue checking, and palpation followed by acupuncture. Cupping, Gua Sha, and herbal consultation included
Acupuncture Follow-up treatment $80
75 minute acupuncture package $120
Acupuncture, 20-30 minute massage and/or cupping/guasha
30 minute chair acupuncture $45
Quick tune-up fully clothed on a comfy recliner
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Therapy
~ Look and feel younger ~
Facial rejuvenation acupuncture naturally lifts and tones the face, reducing wrinkles and tightening the skin. Unlike Botox, in which the botulinum toxin is injected to paralyze the face, acupuncture facials naturally helps your face achieve its ideal shape by promoting circulation, building collagen, and toning muscles.
A treatment also addresses underlying conditions to not only help you look but also feel years younger.
The Benefits of Facial Rejuvenation
Helps reduce double chin and ligt drooping
Increases local blood and lymph circulation
Helps reduce bags and sagging tendencies
Improves collagen production and muscle tone
Tightens pores and brightes eyes
Helps eliminate fine lines and diminsh larger wrinkles
Single facial rejuvenation treatment $180
4-treatment package $460
8-treatment package $880