How does Acupuncture work?
Acupuncture works by rebalancing the body through stimulation of the sensory layer and nerve bundles in order to tap into the central nervous system. This is why acupuncture has the ability to affect the entire body. When the body is in balance, it innately unleashes its own healing ability and regenerates itself.
The HEALING POTENTIAL of your body in BALANCE
Case Study: Exfoliative Cheilitis
Condition Duration: 10 + years
Biopsy, blood works, allergy patch test all NORMAL
Treatment attempted: Topical anti-inflammatory, topical anti-fungal, elimination diet
NIH defines HOMEOSTASIS (balance) as "a self-regulating process by which biological systems maintain stability while adjusting to changing external conditions . . . The disruption of homeostatic mechanisms is what leads to DISEASE"
By utilizing AcuGraph technology, we have an objective way of measuring electrical skin resistance at acupuncture points and SHOW you where your imbalances are and how they might be affecting your health. This is one tool we use to get to the root of your health concerns.
Utilizing Modern Technology
How many treatments will I need?
There was a process that led up to the symptoms you are experiencing. Acupuncture works by resolving both the underlying cause and symptoms, so your body can make the fundamental shift that is needed for you to feel better. This is why acupuncture works in a series of treatments. The effects of each treatment build on top of each other. The number and frequency of treatments needed depends on your specific concern needed to be addressed. In general, a course of treatment for a simple, acute case is around 4- 6 treatments, while a more complex, long standing problem might take 10 or more treatments.
Acupuncture didn't work for me before . . .
Just like medications, acupuncture requires a consistent, properly timed treatment plan in order to see optimal results. This allows for the cumulative benefits of each treatments to build on top of each other so we can get to a more permanent state where your symptoms are no longer disrupting your quality of life.
What does Acupuncture treat?
Acupuncture is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective or have therapeutic effects for the following conditions:
Chemotherapy side effects
Headache / Migraine
Infertility (male and female)
Inflammatory bowel disease
Irritable bowel syndrome
Muscle pain and weakness
Nausea and vomiting