We are excited to offer acupuncture. Acupuncture brings a wonderful and complimentary dynamic to our office, providing additional choices and tools for improving outcomes. Originating approximately 100 B.C., acupuncture is a key component of traditional chinese medicine which utilizes thin needles inserted into the body, along with acupressure bulbs, electrical current, infrared heat, guasha (flat stones used for soft tissue treatment), and herbs to balance energy or life force — known as qi or chi (CHEE) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. By inserting needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture practitioners believe that your energy flow will re-balance.
Common ailments that respond well to acupuncture include:
Let us introduce you to our acupuncturist, Jeff Hauser: