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Our Services: Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a form of healing which is several thousand years old from Ancient China to 20th century United States of America where Acupuncture gained attention in the United States after U.S. President Richard Nixon visited China in 1972. Although many people have been skeptical about acupuncture, it has increasingly gained acceptance as more and more people have been treated and helped by it. The fact that acupuncture benefits many people who have not been helped by conventional medical methods is indicative of its potential usefulness in this country.

acupuncture points on faceWhat types of Conditions are Treated?

  • osteoarthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • low back pain
  • sciatica
  • chronic headaches and pain
  • ​deafness due to nerve problems
  • sinusitis
  • asthma
  • chronic diarrhea or constipation
  • painful menstrual periods
  • certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions as well as other diseases

In addition, there is a large body of evidence suggesting that acupuncture can help patients with weight loss as well as nicotine addiction, drug abuse and alcoholism.


What are Acupuncture Points & Meridians?

body meridian charts for acupunctureQi circulates through the human body along certain pathways or channels, called meridians. Along these meridians, there are certain places, called acupoints, or simply points, which have been shown to have some influence on pain perception or bodily function when stimulated.

The physicians of ancient China discovered these points over thousands of years of close observation and meditation.  Under certain conditions, specific areas of the skin can become tender to the touch. It has also been found that traditional acupoints, as identified thousands of years ago, are areas of reduced electrical resistance on the skin’s surface, and can be detected electronically. 

The names of the classic meridians are lung, large intestine, stomach, spleen-pancreas, heart, small intestine, bladder, kidney, pericardium or circulation-sex, triple-heater, gall bladder and liver.