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This Spring, Bring More Spring to Your Skin

The winter weather can be harsh on your skin. Instead of heading into the spring season with tired, dried-out skin that’s showing wrinkles, fine lines and even age spots, schedule an acupuncture treatment today to revitalize your skin! Acupuncture is a time-tested treatment that has been proven to offer a wide range of benefits, but… Read more »

How Acupuncture Works – Understanding the Basics

If you’ve never had an acupuncture treatment before, you may be wondering: what’s this all about? Getting stuck with needles and lying still for 30 minutes doesn’t exactly seem relaxing! It’s easy to be skeptical but acupuncture is actually a 3,000-year-old treatment option that can aid with a number of ailments, from physical pain to… Read more »

Look Younger, Healthier in 2017 With Cosmetic Acupuncture

The new year is a great time to make new commitments to yourself about your career, your personal goals or your family. It’s also a good time to spend a little extra effort making sure you do something to make yourself feel good and confident. Did you know that having a few acupuncture treatments could… Read more »

Skipped the Flu Shot? Try Acupuncture Needles Instead

With the weather changing and our bodies adjusting to the new temperatures – not to mention all the friends and family we tend to visit this time of year – it’s no wonder that the fall is known for getting us a little bit sick. If you’re susceptible to flu symptoms, a flu shot could… Read more »

Acupuncture Aids with Aches, Pains and More During Pregnancy

While acupuncture is known to be beneficial for health issues ranging from back pain to migraines, it may be a surprise for some people to learn that those same needles can ease the discomforts of pregnancy. Pregnancy symptoms that can be eased or even completely alleviated by acupuncture include: Morning sickness Headaches Sleep problems Swelling… Read more »

Natural Herbal Remedies vs. Pharmaceutical Medications

Do you have an ailment that you don’t feel comfortable taking prescription pharmaceutical medicines for? Then you may wish to consider the natural choice of traditional Chinese herbs. Herbal formulas are safe and effective without the side effects of pharmaceuticals, when prescribed under the knowledge and advice of a licensed acupuncturist. There are a number… Read more »

Cupping: Not Just for Olympic Athletes

If you have been watching swimming events at the Olympics this summer, you probably noticed the red circular blotches on some of the competing swimmers’ backs. No, those aren’t the tentacle marks caused by a fight with an octopus looking to win the gold, they are actually cupping circles. Several of these swimmers, including record-setter… Read more »

A Sticking Treatment: A Brief History of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing techniques in the world, with a history that goes back more than 8,000 years. The earliest archaeological records of acupuncture date back to the Old Stone Age – a period 10,000 ago and earlier, notes the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences – as stone knives that were used… Read more »

3 Proven Reasons To Choose Acupuncture Over Surgery And Drugs

Acupuncture is an ancient alternative medicine with many health benefits that has been proven to treat many ailments, from mild to moderately severe. Traditional acupuncture is not always a cure-all, but can be a healing option for those who seek out less conventional medical methods such as prescription pills and surgeries. Acupuncture treatments are beneficial… Read more »

Looking For A Healthier Digestion? Acupuncture Is Proven To Help

Irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, chronic constipation, chronic bloating, stomach pain, and ulcers are all conditions of an abnormal digestive system. All of the above conditions are life-altering by often making it difficult to get through the day without discomfort, frequenting the bathroom or taking prescription medications. Let’s not forget that these conditions also require… Read more »