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Reduce Stress with Acupuncture and Healthy Sleep Habits

We live in a fast-paced world that can send your stress levels through the roof. The nature of the stress may be different for each person, but the effects are often the same – sleep loss. But sleep is a necessary biological function; your body has to sleep to survive. Many people find themselves [...]

By |2018-05-02T19:05:19+00:00May 2nd, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Using Acupuncture to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD)

As the summer winds down, the days will continue to get shorter and shorter until it becomes obvious that Autumn is officially here. While it is many people’s favorite season, there are others who dread this time of year. Those that suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) know that as the hours and minutes of [...]

By |2017-10-06T16:57:09+00:00August 30th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Safe or Effective Treatment? It seems that almost weekly, the list of ailments and conditions that can be treated with acupuncture gets longer. We know that acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for knee pain, and we have examined its usefulness in detoxing the body, but did you know that acupuncture can help relieve [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:23:20+00:00July 28th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Acupuncture Treatments for Migraines

Did you know that there are acupuncture treatments for migraines? As the summer months are upon us, sufferers of migraines have probably noticed an increase in the frequency & severity of migraines. Whether the sufferer is afflicted with acute or chronic migraines, there are many reasons for the increased occurrence of migraines in the summer [...]

By |2017-06-28T15:52:40+00:00June 30th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Can Acupuncture Help with Detox?

As we become more aware of the workings of our bodies and demand more from them, we constantly seek out new ways to maintain optimal performance. While it used to be that only professional athletes were privy to the knowledge and techniques and treatments to keep their bodies in peak physical condition, now even the [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:22:17+00:00May 29th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Can Acupuncture be Used to Treat Knee Pain?

Knee pain and knee related problems are among the most common maladies for adults and children. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, over 11 million visits are made yearly to physicians offices with the complaint of knee pain. The knee is the largest joint in the body, and it is subjected to varying [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:49+00:00April 30th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Acupuncture? Does it hurt, help, or both?

Although acupuncture has been used as a treatment for centuries, many questions and misconceptions still exist about the practice. First things first:  The Chinese have practiced acupuncture as a medicinal form for centuries. This practice is based upon the theory that energy, “chi” (pronounced chee), flows through and around the body along pathways called meridians. [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:13+00:00March 31st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

The Role of Yin and Yang in Acupuncture

Yin and Yang are important concepts at the core of acupuncture treatment. Yin/Yang imbalances can cause many physical ailments ranging from poor circulation to headaches to gastrointestinal problems. What are Yin and Yang? Yin and Yang are manifestations of Qi, the life force that runs through your body. When Qi becomes blocked at some [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:20:31+00:00March 5th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Calm Anxiety With Acupuncture

Everyone feels anxious occasionally, but when anxiety becomes a chronic problem, it can be hard to get through the day. Although anti-anxiety medications can help reduce your symptoms, they have a variety of unpleasant side effects, ranging from drowsiness and nausea to impaired thinking and confusion. Acupuncture provides a natural way to relieve anxiety [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:20:10+00:00February 3rd, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

Acupuncture Provides Chronic Pain Relief Dealing with chronic pain can leave you feeling exhausted and depressed. Although pain medication can help, over-the-counter and prescription drugs may not relieve pain completely and may cause unpleasant side effects, such as dizziness and nausea. Acupuncture offers a natural way to reduce pain without any side effects. What [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:19:35+00:00January 1st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

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Acupressure
Balanced Meridian A technique that applies pressure to specific acupuncture points utilizing fingers, hand, elbow or various mechanical devices to provide relief of symptoms, balancing and motivating the flow of Qi throughout the body.
Auriculotherapy
Balanced Meridian Hands of the doctor doing acupuncture of ear. A therapy that utilizes the rich supply of blood and nerves in the ear to diagnose and treat disease, by stimulating acupuncture points in the ear. Auriculotherapy is effective in the treatment of a wide range of common diseases. It is especially successful in the treatment of chronic disease or used as an analgesic during surgery or childbirth. There are diverse auriculartherapy methods, such as acupressure, laser, magnets, needling, electrical stimulation and moxibustion. Auriculartherapy is also widely used in hospitals and clinics that specialize in addiction, psychiatric and mental disorders.
Electro-Acupuncture
Balanced Meridian A low-frequency electrical impulse is applied to the needles once they are inserted in the acupuncture points and the Qi is obtained. This method regulates the flow of Qi, producing a more continuous and even stimulation. It is extensively used during surgery and further enhances both the duration and intensity of acupuncture’s analgesic effects.
Laser Therapy
Balanced Meridian A healing technique that stimulates acupuncture points with low intensity “cold” lasers emitting infra-red light placed on or over affected areas and acupoints. It differs from laser surgery, which utilizes “hot” lasers. It is usually used to relieve pain, inflammation, and wound healing.
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