|Ancient principles for modern times.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese system of healing that views health
as the balance within an individual's healing energy, or chi. For more
than three thousand years acupuncture has helped millions feel stronger,
healthier and more vital. Fine needles are inserted at specific points
along the meridians just under the skin to stimulate, disperse and balance
the flow of energy, relieve pain, and treat a variety of chronic, acute
and degenerative conditions. With acupuncture treatment patients typically
experience an improvement in general health, increased stamina and resistance
to illness. Many patients also find their intimate relationships improve
in quality and depth.
How does Acupuncture Work?
are the body's distress call signaling us that there is a problem that
needs our attention. If the root of the problem is not addressed more
serious symptoms or conditions are likely to occur. Acupuncture recognizes
the wisdom of your body and works with nature's laws to reestablish your
ability to heal. Treating holistically, acupuncture targets the root of
an illness, and helps establish wellness and balance in mind, body and
What can I Expect?
All visits are approximately an hour in length. The initial visit is designed
to allow you and your practitioner time to discuss your concerns in the context
of a complete health and personal history and includes a physical exam. We begin each session with an opportunity for you to share your successes, observations and life events. You may receive coaching on how to cultivate your ability to observe your symptoms and make empowering life choices. After our discussion you'll receive treatment. Since most patients discover how deeply relaxing treatment can be, your treatment includes time to relax and lie still.
What about the Needles?
Before receiving their first treatment many people are nervous about the
concept of being treated with acupuncture needles. It is important to
understand that only sterile, prepackaged, top quality disposable needles
are used in treatment.