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When energy (qi) flows freely the body will function normally. When qi becomes stagnant or blocked, symptoms of illness will appear either physically, emotionally or mentally.
What is involved in the treatment?
The first consultation usually takes one hour. In that time, questions are asked, the tongue is examined and the pulse is read in order to make a diagnosis.
Predominantly, acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas are used. These methods compliment each other during the treatment.
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is based on ancient Chinese theory of energy (qi) and blood (xue) flow through the channels or pathways that are located all over the body. Specific points lie along these pathways.
The insertion of a fine needle gentle stimulates the qi. This will restore the healthy flow of qi and assist the body to heal itself. The purpose of acupuncture is the promotion of good health.
No pain should be felt. In general, people will experience a free flow of energy, a subtle tingling feeling or electrical sensation around the needle or traveling up and down the body.
What is Cupping Therapy?
Glass cups are applied on various points on muscular parts of the body and is used to relieve muscular tension, stiffness, lung conditions and used to treat colds. The after effects of this treatment is very relaxing.
About Chinese Herbs
An herbal prescription is given to suit the individuals illness or imbalances. Concentrated granule herbal formulas and pills are used. These herbs are made up of bark, roots, flowers, leaves and animal products. Chinese herbs are taken over a period of time until the body begins to aid healing itself.
There are no endangered species used in this practice!