Acupuncture is one of the world’s oldest forms of medicine, which originated in China approximately 3,000 years ago. For thousands of years acupuncture has been successfully and safely assisting patients with various ailments and disorders in a gentle, and natural fashion. Through the use of sterile, single-use, hair-thin needles acupuncturists balance the vital energy (Qi) of the body by utilizing specific points on meridians within the body. This traditional and extremely powerful form of medicine has shown positive results within the mind, body and spirt of millions of patients.
The foundation of acupuncture is rooted in the beleif that our natural state of being is one of total health and vitality. Patients with presenting symptoms such as pain, discomfort, or any other disruptive mean that affect their daily living, are considered warning signs that their health is out of balance. Acupuncture is the ultimate form of preventative and restorative medicine, and works intimately with the body to establish harmony and health so patients can live their lives with a healthful and soulful body and mind.
Through the retention of a patients detailed health history questionaire, meridian palpation, abdominal diagnosis, and pulse diagnosis, an acupuncturist is able to gather extensive information based on the full spectrum of a patients health and wellness. As a result, an acupuncturists is able to create an individualized treatment protocol that will address not only the symptoms the patient reports, but also the root cause of the pathology or disease. It is the goal of an acupuncturist to restore each patient back to a state of inherent health and vitality regardless of the chronicity or acuity of a symptom or disease.