Why Acupuncture Will Help
In traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is linked to the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the flow of energy, or qi, in the body. … “One major hypothesis is that acupuncture works through neurohormonal pathways. Basically, you put the needle through specific points in the body and stimulate the nerves.
Acupuncture has been shown to be effective for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in adults following surgery or taking chemotherapy and post-operative dental pain. Acupuncture may be effective in treating a number of other conditions.
Our Therapists have experience working with mental and physical health issues, using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
TCM is an ancient and traditional way to heal the body and the mind. It draws upon knowledge gained over thousands of years of study and application. TCM encompasses many different techniques
Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions.
Acupuncture treatments stimulate the body’s own healing abilities by working on multiple levels.
It activates blood flow, stimulates the nervous system, strengthens the immune system, improves organ function, calms the mind, and relaxes the body, all at the same time.
- Moxibustion: herb burned over, or applied to, the skin for a deep warming effect
- Cupping: the application of glass or silicone cups to large muscle groups to break up stagnation andincrease blood flow
- herbal therapy
- nutrition therapy
- Tai Chi – Qi Gong: practices that combined specific movements or postures, coordinated breathing andmental focus
Problems Acupuncture can help with:
- Back and joint pain
- Chronic pain
- Weight loss
- Smoking addiction
- Reaching optimal health