Acupuncture is not only for the "sick," it is widely practiced in Asia and Europe for maintaining health and preventing illness. Its popularity is steadily growing in the United States as clinical research proves just how powerful and effective acupuncture can be at treating many ailments.
Acupuncture needles are metallic, solid, and hair-thin. People experience acupuncture differently, but most feel no pain or minimal pain as the needles are inserted. Some people are energized by treatment, while others feel relaxed. When performed by a properly trained and licensed practitioner, acupuncture is safe and effective, free from adverse or addictive side effects. While undergoing therapy for one ailment, other problems may resolve as well. This is a common side benefit that demonstrates the value of balancing the quality and quantity of "vital energy" within the entire person.
During your initial exam a complete health history will be taken with questions regarding your health, lifestyle, and other information necessary for diagnosis. This information is organized in order to diagnose your specific concerns and any underlying factors that may affect your health.
We have helped many patients with challenging conditions. Click Treatment to see the complete list of conditions we treat with acupuncture and herbal medicine.