What is Acupuncture and How Does it Work?
The ancient Chinese believed that energy, called Qi (pronounced Chee), flows to each cell of the body
According the classical doctrines of Chinese Medicine, there is an unceasing flow of “life energy” through the body. This vital energy called Qi (prounounced Chee) originates from the major organs, flows along continuous circulatory channels called meridians and passes through other organs to end or begin on the extremeties.
If the energy gets stuck at a certain spot, it creates an imbalance that can lead to a variety of health problems.
Acupuncture focuses on points where Qi tends to get stuck. Stimulating these points with needles restores normal qi circulation, allowing the cells to return to their healthy state.
When the energy flow is smooth and balanced you are healthy!
Areas of Treatment at AcuHealth Acupuncture include:
• Proficiency in diagnosis and treatment of disorders relating to Musculoskeletal, OB/GYN, Emotional and Internal bodily systems
• Will provide lifestyle and dietary counseling as appropriate
• Will administer a course of treatment for a natural face lift utilizing acupuncture, herbal poultices, nutrition and tune-ups for overall health that result in a healthy glow and tone skin. (some very famous movie stars use this technique, as it is a healthy alternative to surgical facelifts)
¨ Skilled in the use of Traditional Chinese Scalp and YNSA systems, Auricular and Body acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Tuina, and Electrical Stimulation
• Detoxification protocol to stop smoking and/or addictions to harmful substances
The Following are Suggestions for You to Get the Maximum Benefit from Your Acupuncture Treatment:
We have cotton gowns for you to change into during your treatment.
Continue to take any prescription medicines as directed by your medical doctor.
Please eat something before your treatment. Avoid being hungry and conversely, avoid being too full.
Avoid over-excercise, caffeine or alcohol shortly before or after the treatment.
Avoid wearing perfume, cologne, or any fragrance the day of your visit. (Other people in the shared space may have allergic sensitivities.)
Inform your practitioner if you are pregnant.
Inform the practitioner if you have a pacemaker or are on blood thinning medications.
Remember to keep good mental or written notes as to yor response to the treatment. This is important information for you to recognize progress and for you to communicate to the practitioner for optimum treatment strategy.
Plan your day so that after the treatment you can get some rest, or at least not have to be working at top performance. This is especially important for the first few visits.