What Is Acupuncture

Acupuncture uses small needles placed at specific points to restore balnce to the body and promote overall wellness. This traditional chinese medicine has been around for centuries and has gained popularitiy in western medicine as a low-risk treatment option for several conditions. Acupuncture can be used on its own or in adjunct with other care options such as chiropractic care, physical threapy, and massage therapy.

What does Acupuncture Treat?

  • Arthritis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Migraines
  • Tendinitis
  • Tissue Instibility
  • TMJ Pain
  • Rhemumatoid Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Shingles Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Low-Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • CRPS
  • Degenerative Discs
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Diabetes Pain

Electro -Acupuncture

Electro-Acupuncture is a fairly new technique compared to the legacy of traditional acupuncture. Electro-Acupuncture was originally developed to help broken bones heal quicker. Since then, electro-acupuncture has been shown to treat many conditions and is used by most traditional acupuncturists. The electric current added is able to expand the healing effects of needling and have been used to treat skin and neurological conditions. 


Gua Sha

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese therapy that is used to treat inflammation in the body. This technique invloves scrapping your skin with varying strokes to increase microcirculation of the soft tissue. Gua Sha can be used on a person's neck, back, arms, and legs. Gua Sha has been used to treat migraines, tourette’s, perimenopausals syndrome, and chronic pain.


Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is an ancient technique dating back to 300 AD. In the 1950s, cupping was established as an official therapeutic practice. Cupping involves placing suction cups on specific points of the body to relax the muscles and release toxins. Cupping is often used in conjunction with acupuncture and has recently become popular after star Michael Phelps boasted cupping as his recovery secret weapon. 


Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine is an all-natural alternative medicine that is sourced from plants and flowers. About 25% of all pharmaceutical drugs are based off of herbal remedies. Herbal medicine has increased in popularity recently due to the high cost of prescription drugs. Herbal medicine has very little side effects and can treat a wide array of diseases.