We offer a variety of services here at DoAcupuncture – to help you with your short and long-term health care goals. After completing a full and thorough medical assessment, we will then work together to help determine a detailed treatment plan for your specific needs. This treatment plan will include the quantity and frequency of the acupuncture treatments you will need to undergo to achieve your health goals, lifestyle and diet modifications, recommendations for other beneficial treatment modalities (if necessary), and a complete prescription for Chinese Herbal Medicine to further enhance and optimize your long-term healing potential.
Acupuncture is one of the oldest medical practices in the world today. It has been used in China for thousands of years and has been proven effective in the treatment of multiple conditions ranging from pain, arthritis, digestive issues, respiratory and sinus conditions, gynecological disorders, weight management, stress, emotional imbalance, addictions, and so much more. Acupuncture, the most popular branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, uses very thin sterilized needles in strategic points to restore your body back to health. Instead of just masking over symptoms, acupuncture addresses the underlying root cause of the problem and treats the symptoms so you can start feeling better. With a series of treatments, the goal and long term potential of acupuncture is that you do not have to experience the condition that you are currently being treated for again.
What health concern would you like to start treating today?
- Common Cold
- Hay Fever
- Sore Throat
Chinese Herbs have been used as prescription medications for thousands of years to treat just as many illnesses as that of acupuncture. Chinese herbs would include the medicinal plants that are native to China.
Chinese Herbal Medicine is an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). When these are used together with acupuncture, they help maintain the positive benefits derived from acupuncture, addresses the underlying causes of the problems and therefore, the recovery process for the patient is much faster and far more optimal. Chinese Herbal Medicine can also be used as preventive medicine, as well as to further enhance your different body functions.
Chinese Herbal Medicine differs from modern western medicines include:
- Chinese Herbal Medicine is 100% natural
- When prescribed properly by a trained herbalist, there are no known side effects
- Efficiency and effectiveness is of long-term duration
- Comparatively, Chinese Herbs are taken for a shorter period of time versus some life-time pharmaceutical medications
Nutritional Counseling is another aspect of long-term healing and will be included in your treatment plan. If we manage our diets appropriately, we can prevent and avoid many ill health conditions. We will work together to look at what you are currently eating that could be detrimental to your specific health concerns and what modifications that can be done to your further help you in this regard.
Lifestyle modification recommendations are also incorporated in your treatment plan and would include nutritional therapy, exercise, stretching, meditation, Tai Chi, and/or Qi Gong. These lifestyle modifications will help you feel better for the long term, and thus allows you to take control of your healing and put the power back into your hands once again.
My migraine headaches would last 3 days normally; however one acupuncture treatment took the pain away within minutes. A feeling of well being returned after the acupuncture treatment.Patricia Brogan
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