What is Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine?
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote its natural healing process, by removing blockages to the body's natural flow of energy or Qi (pronounced "chi"). Traditional Chinese acupuncturists explain that the body's energy runs in regular patterns along pathways called meridians. These pathways are like rivers flowing through the body to nourish its tissue. When Qi flows freely through meridians, the body is balanced and healthy. However, if the energy becomes blocked it is like a dam that backs up. To restore the body's energy, an acupuncturist inserts paper-thin needles into specific points that free up Qi, or body energy, to flow properly. In this way, acupuncture can restore the normal balance of body energy. Acupuncture and herbal medicine can be used to safely, effectively, and naturally treat a variety of conditions.
Is Acupuncture right for me?
Although, the primary goal of Acupuncture is to balance the body's qi, so that your body can express its health; Acupuncture and herbal medicine can also help to treat a myriad of disease's and conditions. Conditions commonly treated with Acupuncture are; digestive problems, respiratory problems, emotional problems, skin problems, urogenitial problems and some types of pain. Acupuncture has also been shown to be very effective in aiding with fertility issues and smoking cessation.