Acupuncture needleAcupuncture points lie along energy-linking channels that connect internal organs to extremities as well as to each other creating a network system. Hair-thin needles are inserted into these points to activate the qi (energy) in a specific network or networks. Acupuncture, alone or in combination with other treatment modalities, restores the smooth flow of qi.

Acupuncture is useful for, but not limited to the following:

Preventive Medicine: relaxation, stress reduction, emotional balancing, nutritional counseling, detox

Stress Reduction: palpations, anxiety, insomnia, TMJ, immune system enhancement, breathing regulation

Emotional: depression, anxiety, insomnia, life direction

Psychological: ADD, grief, SAD, anger management

Pain Management: back pain, headache, trauma, arthritis, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, sciatica, fibromyalgia

Respiratory: colds/flu, sinusitis, allergies, asthma, bronchitis, ear infections, tinnitus, cough

Digestive: indigestion, gas/bloating, constipation, IBS diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, reflux

Musculoskeletal: structural alignment, posture, sprains, strains, joint pain, muscle spasm, car/bike accident recovery

Circulatory: edema, palpitations, hypertension, blood pressure regulation, high cholesterol

Endocrine: hypo or hyper thyroid, adrenal function, hormonal balancing, diabetes

Gynecological: menstrual irregularities, infertility, PMS, cramps, fibroids, pre/post pregnancy care, labor inducement

Genitourinary: urinary tract infection, frequent urination, incontinence, prostate health, vaginal dryness

Neurological: stroke recovery, bells palsy, twitches, shingles

Cancer: supports vitality of person, adjunct to chemo/radiation treatment

Surgery: Pre/post surgical support, increase recovery time, decrease swelling & inflammation, decrease pain, increase body’s ability to heal

Supportive therapy: acupuncture works well in conjunction with western medicine, naturopathic medicine, massage therapy, physical therapy, counseling, addiction treatment, auto accident protocols, chronic disease management