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History of Acupuncture 

Treating with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing method that is over 2500 years old. Acupuncture was used to cure many illnesses with the use of Moxibustion and herbs. 

The primary focus was to balance the energies within the body to sustain one's health. If these energies were in disharmony then illness would be present. 

The Mind, body, and Spirit are the holistic approach to healing or maintaining your health. In Acupuncture, the Mind, Body, and Spirit are called "The Three Treasures". The Three Treasures are Mind is your Shen,  the body is your Qi, and your spirit is your Essence. 


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How does Acupuncture work?


Acupuncture is an effective method that improves your overall well-being. There are 366 pathways within your body that are called" Meridians". Your life force (Qi) flows through these meridians. When your Qi becomes, deficient, stagnant, or in excess your body becomes ill.  

An acupuncturist is able to restore the flow of qi by inserting needles into specific locations on your body. When the needles are inserted you may feel tingling, or soreness. Your acupucture treatment is specific to your needs. For example, if two patients are treated for a headache, there treatment plan is different due to their underly cause which can vary from person to person. 

The Foundation of all life


Yin and Yang are important aspects of Chinese Medicine as everything follows the cosmic laws of opposites.  

Yin Organs

  • Lungs

  • Spleen 

  • Heart

  • Kidney

  • Pericardium 

  • Liver

Yang Organs

  • Large Intestine

  • Stomach

  • Small Intestine

  • Bladder

  • San Jiao

  • Gall Bladder

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