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September
01
2019

8 Reasons Why You Need Acupuncture!

1. Increases Energy  An acupuncture session helps to balance the body’s energy systems and helps you recharge, a forced nap so to speak!   2. Diminishes Pain Acupuncture works as a collective system throughout the body to improve blood and energy flow. By increasing blood flow to certain areas in the body, there is less pain overall.   3....

October
01
2018

I’m Looking at Acupuncture. Is it painful?

Acupuncture is a complementary therapy that’s a part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It originated in China and has been around for over 2,500 years. It’s a technique used to balance the flow of energy, also known as life force, chi, or qi. Qi is thought to flow through pathways in your body. The goal of acupuncture is to remove energy block...

September
01
2018

Acupuncture Is Grounded In Science, Not Myth And Magic – BMJ

Adapted Media Release The principles of acupuncture are firmly grounded in science, and you don’t need Chinese philosophy either to make it work, or to practise it, says a leading medically trained acupuncturist. Dr Adrian White, who is editor in chief of the scientific journal Acupuncture in Medicine, was speaking at the launch of the journa...

August
01
2018

How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. Research suggests that it can help relieve pain, and it is used for a wide range of other complaints. However, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)...

July
01
2018

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

In 2009 the San Francisco Giants hired a staff acupuncturist. In 2010 the Giants snapped a 56 year streak and won the World Series, they won again in 2012. Acupuncture to improve sports performance and limit injuries works! One of the most frustrating parts of being an athlete at any level is the inability to perform at your highest potential becau...

June
01
2018

Acupuncture and Fertility

Acupuncture is the insertion of ultra-thin, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on the body which reside on channels or meridians; these are pathways in both the exterior and interior of the body. These points, when needled, can regulate the way in which the body functions. Acupuncture helps by addressing problems that affect fertility...