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On the most basic of levels, acupuncture can be described as the insertion of very fine needles (sometimes in combination with electrical stimulus or with heat produced by burning specific herbs, called Moxibustion) into the skin at specific acupuncture points in order to influence the functioning of the body.


  • Treat Colds and Flu

  • Treat and Prevent Allergies

  • Relieve Stress

  • Relieve Pain and Speed the Healing of Injuries

  • Improve Sleep and Relieve Insomnia

  • Treat Addictions

  • Help with Emotional Problems

  • Treat Hypertension and other Circulatory Disorders

  • Relieve PMS and Painful Menstruation

  • Heal Urogenital Disorders

Supportive therapy

Acupuncture provides excellent supportive therapy for many other chronic and painful debilitating disorders (such as arthritis).

Acupuncture for Children

Most childhood disorders (from colic to teething to asthma) respond very well to acupuncture. A special style of pediatric acupuncture, known as shonishin, is performed without inserting needles and is completely painless.

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