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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient healing technique that has been used for over 2,000 years. It involves the insertion of very fine hair thin, sterilized, disposable needles into acupuncture points on the body. In Chinese Medicine the body contains meridians or pathways that contain Qi, Qi is a vital life force that flows through our bodies. When our Qi is balanced and flowing smoothly we are in good health. It is when our Qi gets stuck or we become deficient in Qi that we may start to see certain health issues manifest such as pain and or physical and emotional disharmonies. When this imbalance occurs the acupuncture needles then activate particular acupuncture points based on an individuals unique needs to bring the Qi back to health and harmony, allowing the body to heal itself. Acupuncture is also used as a wonderful preventative medicine, if your feeling great already acupuncture can be used to keep your body healthy and strong.

Conditions Commonly Treated by Acupuncture:

  • Common Cold

  • Musculoskeletal Pain (Acute & chronic)

  • Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • Menstrual Conditions

  • Fertility

  • Respiratory Conditions

  • Emotional Conditions

  • Insomnia

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Dizziness

  • Food Allergies/Sensitivities

  • Genitourinary disorders (urinary tract infection)

  • Dermatological Conditions (Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis)

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • Candida

  • Addiction (smoking and other)

  • Anemia

  • HIV/AIDS support

  • Chemotherapy Support

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

For thousands of years, the Chinese have known that beauty comes from inside. As early as the Sung Dynasty (960AD-1270AD) acupuncture rejuvenation practices were administered to the Empress and the Emperor’s concubines.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a relaxing, pain free acupuncture treatment for reducing signs of the aging process. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is more than a cosmetic treatment, it is designed to increase vitality of the whole body, making your whole body feel and look younger. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture effects the face and the underlying issues in the body that effect the aging process.

The Treatment: Hair thin acupuncture needles will be inserted into particular acupuncture points of the face, ears, neck, hands, trunk and legs. Each point is specifically based on the patients individuals needs.

Effects: Reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, reduced bags under the eyes, jowls firmed, eyelids lifted, double chins minimized, puffiness eliminated, moistening of the skin, increased collagen production, firmer skin, tightening of enlarged pores, brighter eyes, improved hormonal balance improving acne, temporal veins reduced. Brings out your inner radiance and glow.

Treatment Plan: A course of treatment consists of 12 consecutive facial rejuvenation sessions. Typically changes become most noticeable and lasting on the 7th session. Each individual will respond differently and results may vary based on the condition of the individual prior to and during the series. Following the Initial 12 sessions, it is recommended to follow up with maintenance sessions, prolonging the results for 5-10years.

Contraindications: Facial Rejuvenation may not be suitable for you if you have any of the following conditions…pituitary disorders, heart disorders, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, bleeding and bruising issues, migraines, headaches, Pregnancy, cold/flu, acute allergy, acute herpes outbreak.