Acupuncture has over 3,000 years history, it is one of the oldest healing methods in the world. Acupuncture is based on the knowledge of vital Qi and blood flow to the whole body. They travel through meridians or channels as the pathways (they are similar but not identical to the nervous and blood circulatory systems). Once there is deficient or blocked, Qi and blood cannot carry necessities for our organs, the body stops functioning normally and will eventually become ill.
By inserting needles into specific points along the meridians, the Qi and blood flow will be restored and it will also strengthen the body by promote blood circulation, unblock the stagnation in the meridians, and the body will return to its normal function to heal naturally. From research, acupuncture stimulates the central nervous system and increases the production of endorphins and encephalins, which are natural chemicals improve the circulation and mood, as well as benefit overall feeling of well-being .
Whether you are dealing with health issues that are affecting your quality of life, or suffering from stress, anxiety or insomnia, acupuncture can help you. It is very effective in relieving pain, strengthening the body natural defenses, improving organ functions and promoting wellness.
Acupuncture is a good treatment for many conditions for several reasons:
Overall, acupuncture is a good treatment option for many people due to its natural, holistic approach, safety, effectiveness, ability to be used in conjunction with other treatments, and personalized approach to care.
At Wellness Acupuncture Clinic, we believe that healthcare should be tailored to the individual, and that's why we offer a variety of care options to meet you where you are on your wellness journey. Whether you are looking for pain relief, a corrective approach to chronic conditions, or ongoing maintenance care to sustain your health and prevent future health issues, our experienced acupuncturist Cathy Cai will work closely with you to determine which type of care is best for your individual needs and goals. We're here to support you on your journey to optimal wellness.
Here are some different types of care to meet the unique needs and preferences of each patient:
Relief Acupuncture for Rejuvenate Care:
Rejuvenate care is designed to provide relief from pain, stress, and other acute symptoms. When you're experiencing pain, discomfort, or other acute symptoms, our Rejuvenate Care Services can help alleviate your discomfort and restore your well-being. This type of care is focused on addressing your immediate concerns and helping you feel better as quickly as possible. Our experienced acupuncturist Cathy Cai will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and helps you feel better quickly.
Our Relief Acupuncture Treatments are designed to provide immediate relief from acute pain and discomfort. Whether you are dealing with a recent injury or sudden onset of pain, our acupuncturist Cathy Cai will work with you to alleviate your symptoms and help you feel better as quickly as possible. Our Rejuvenate Care Services are typically provided over a shorter period of time, often focusing on a specific area of the body or symptom.
Corrective Acupuncture for Transform Care:
Transform care is ideal for patients who want to address chronic health issues and imbalances or make long-term changes to their health and wellness. If you're struggling with a chronic condition or recurring health issues, our Transform Care Services can help address the root cause of your symptoms and work towards long-term healing. This type of care is focused on identifying the underlying issues that may be contributing to your symptoms and our acupuncturist Cathy will work with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that takes into account your overall health and lifestyle, using a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine, and other natural therapies to help you achieve your health goals.
The goal of Transform Care is to provide long-lasting relief from symptoms by identifying and treating the underlying cause of the problem. It is often recommended for patients who have been experiencing chronic health issues or have not found relief from other forms of treatment. Corrective Acupuncture Treatments addresses the underlying causes of your condition, rather than simply treating the symptom and restore balance to the body. This approach can be particularly effective for conditions such as chronic pain, infertility and some autoimmune diseases. It typically involves a series of treatments over a period of time, and progress is monitored and adjusted as needed.
Maintenance Acupuncture for Sustain care:
Sustain care is for patients who have achieved their health goals and want to maintain their optimal health and wellness over the long term, which also keep them healthy and prevent future health issues from arising. Once you're feeling better and have addressed any underlying issues, our Sustain Care Services can help you maintain your health and prevent future problems. This type of care is focused on optimizing your wellness and preventing future health issues from arising by identifying potential health risks and creating a proactive plan to address them before they become bigger problems.
Once you have achieved relief from your symptoms or addressed the underlying causes of your condition through corrective acupuncture treatments, our Maintenance Acupuncture Treatments can help you stay healthy and prevent future health concerns. Our acupuncturist Cathy will work with you to create a customized maintenance plan that helps you stay healthy and vibrant, with regular acupuncture treatments, herbal supplements, and other natural therapies as needed. Our Sustain Care Services typically involve ongoing acupuncture treatments at regular intervals, customized to your individual needs and preferences.
At Wellness Acupuncture Clinic, we believe in taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to healthcare. No matter what type of care you need, we are committed to providing you with compassionate, personalized service and helping you achieve your health and wellness goals. We understand that every individual is unique, and we strive to provide personalized care that addresses your unique needs and concerns. Whether you are looking for Relief Acupuncture, Corrective Acupuncture, or Maintenance Acupuncture, we are here to support you on your journey towards optimal health and wellness.
Contact us today to learn more about our personalized acupuncture services and schedule an appointment.
Chinese Herbal Medicine has almost 3,000 years history along with acupuncture treatment. There are 5,767 medicinal substances currently in use, including not only plants, but also animals and minerals. Herbal prescription begins with the classification of single herbs according to their essential nature and primary effects. Each herb has been studied and recorded for its flavor, therapeutic property. They are also categorized according to its primary therapeutic action, such as anti-inflammatories, diuretics, digestives, relaxants, tonics and so on.
After the evaluation of each patient, final prescription will then base upon the nature of the herbs and disease, along with the patient’s physical condition. Different patient that is evaluated will likely receive a different formula, each herb in a formula has a multitude of active chemical compounds that are responsible for how an herb accomplishes its various tasks. Since each unique person is different, the reason for a disorder’s existence will be unique and requires different methods for healing.
Studies show that Chinese herbs subdue pathogens and infections, enhance circulation, and also effective for physical, psychological and emotional problems. It is a natural healing modality for maintaining optimum health and preventing illness.
Chinese herbal medicine works by using natural plant-based remedies to promote healing and balance in the body. These herbal remedies are formulated to address specific health issues, and are often combined with other traditional Chinese medicine treatments like acupuncture and dietary therapy.
According to traditional Chinese medicine theory, the body is composed of different systems or pathways, known as meridians, which carry Qi (vital energy) throughout the body. When there is a blockage or imbalance in these meridians, it can result in illness or disease. Chinese herbal medicine works by targeting these imbalances in the body and restoring balance to the affected meridians.
Herbal remedies are typically made from natural plants, minerals, and other substances. These ingredients are carefully selected and combined to create a formula that addresses the specific health issue or imbalance being treated. Herbal formulas are often customized to the individual's unique needs, taking into account their specific symptoms, medical history, and overall health.
When taken, Chinese herbal remedies are believed to work by nourishing and supporting the body's natural healing processes. They may help to promote circulation, reduce inflammation, support the immune system, and restore balance to the affected meridians.
Overall, Chinese herbal medicine is a holistic approach to healing that works to address the underlying imbalances and root causes of illness, rather than just treating the symptoms. It can be a safe and effective treatment option for many health issues, when prescribed and monitored by a licensed practitioner. Click here to request a 10-15 phone call with Cathy Cai L.Ac.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in which special cups are put on the skin, which usually made of glass, they are left to create suction, from 5 to 20 minutes depending on the nature of the individual's condition . Suction can be created by placing an inverted cup over a small flame which come from lighting an alcohol-soaked cotton pad. Flames are never used near the skin and are not lit throughout the process of cupping, but rather are a means to create the heat that causes the suction within the small cups.
Cupping increases blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed, it helps move the stagnation of Qi and blood that causes pain and disease, also invigorates local circulation of Qi and blood in the area being treated. Cupping can resolve swelling, pain, and tension, also improve overall blood flow also promote cell repair. By drawing impurities to the surface, it removes toxins. As well as help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue. In general, it helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being.
Electrical currents have stimulating effects, which can influence cells, tissues and entire systems. It is especially effective for almost all types of painful conditions. Electroacupuncture (also referred to as electro-acupuncture and E-stim) is the application of pulsating electrical current(s) to acupuncture needles, it is a procedure in which low levels of electrical current from an e-stim device are run through the needles while they are retained in the patient. While receiving electro-acupuncture, you may feel a slight sensation in specific area, but the process is not painful at all. The feeling has been described as pulsing, tapping or tingling.
Electroacupuncture can assist with acute, chronic, and stubborn pain, reduce swelling from injuries and also appropriate for some neurological issues such as facial paralysis and hemiplegia. E-stim can potentiate help with the pain by increasing Qi and blood flow to the muscles, reducing inflammation, promoting the removal of toxins from the tissues, and flushing the area with endorphins. .
Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of dried mugwort (Artemisia argyi), to stimulate the acupuncture points on meridians and promote healing by strengthen the blood, help with the flow of Qi, and maintain general health, the burning herb is also very aromatic and calms the body. While not as commonly used in the West, moxibustion plays an important role in TCM, it can be used alone or with acupuncture.
Moxibustion is a powerful and effective technique that can complement acupuncture and other traditional Chinese medicine practices. Moxibustion is used on people who have a cold or stagnant condition which are normally chronic conditions, it also dispels cold and dampness, warms the meridians, which leads to smoother flow of blood and Qi. It has been used to turn breech babies into a normal head-down position for thousands of years.
At Wellness Acupuncture clinic, we utilize moxibustion to help address a variety of health concerns, including chronic pain, digestive disorders, and women's health issues. During a moxibustion session, our experienced acupuncturist will burn a small amount of mugwort near the acupuncture points on your body, producing a warm and soothing sensation. This technique can also help boost your immune system, promote relaxation, and enhance your overall well-being. If you are interested in experiencing the benefits of moxibustion, please contact us to schedule an appointment.
Health/wellness coaching helps with lifestyle and behavioral change through awakening individual's inner wisdom, unique skills, strengths, abilities and untapped potential with behavior-change techniques. It is rooted in evidence based behavior-change science and the principles of lifestyle medicine, using effective strategies such as motivational interviewing, transtheoretical model of behavior change , self-determination theory and so on, which help finding the motivation and tools to get physical and emotional health goals, increasing the awareness and capacity for making positive and lasting changes through a partnership.
Instead of analyzing problems, giving advice, and prescribing solutions, health coaches evoking and inspiring reflective thinking, self-discovery, and self-efficacy to discover the full potential of individuals. We also offer the opportunity to take charge of their lifestyle choices by empower individuals through the process of creating a vision for their health and well-being, developing a healthy mindset and habits, and encouraging them every step of the way until they accomplish the goals. It can optimize each person's health and well-being so they can truly thrive with traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture treatment .
We specialize in providing relief for a variety of common pain conditions, including headaches, neck and shoulder pain, back pain, hip pain, knee pain, leg pain, ankle pain, and pain associated with conditions such as fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Our natural, non-invasive treatments are designed to address the root cause of your pain and promote your body's natural healing abilities. Contact us today to see how we can help you find relief and improve your quality of life.
Our acupuncture clinic offers comprehensive care for women's health and fertility issues. Our treatments are designed to address a range of concerns including infertility, prenatal and postpartum care, IVF/IUI support, irregular periods, PCOS, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, breach baby, breast health, and hormone imbalances.
We use a patient-centered approach to provide personalized care that is tailored to your unique needs and concerns. Whether you are struggling with fertility issues, dealing with menopause symptoms, or simply looking to maintain optimal reproductive health, we are here to support you every step of the way.
Our acupuncture clinic offers a holistic approach to address a range of digestive issues, including bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, incontinence, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and weight gain or loss.
Our personalized treatment plans use acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to help restore balance and harmony to your digestive system. Whether you're dealing with acute or chronic digestive issues, we are here to help you find relief and improve your overall digestive health.
Acupuncture can help you overcome the common problems associated with poor sleep and fatigue. Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you experience daytime sleepiness, fatigue, grumpiness, or have problems with concentration and memory?
Our acupuncture clinic offers a holistic approach to improving your sleep and overall energy levels. With personalized care and treatment plans that are tailored to your individual needs, we can help you achieve restful and restorative sleep, increased energy, and improved mental clarity. Contact us to learn more about how acupuncture can help you feel refreshed and revitalized.
Acupuncture can be a powerful tool for treating a wide range of mental health issues. If you suffer from anxiety disorders, major depression, stress, PTSD, mood swings, confusion, or forgetfulness, our acupuncture clinic can help.
Our holistic approach addresses both the physical and mental aspects of your being, providing personalized, compassionate care that is tailored to your individual needs. With our help, you can achieve optimal mental health and wellbeing, enjoying a happier, more fulfilling life.
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If you're experiencing any health issues, don't wait to get the help you need. Book a free phone call with our experienced acupuncturist today. During this consultation, you'll have the opportunity to discuss your specific concerns and learn more about how acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can help. We'll take the time to answer any questions you have, and help you determine if our services are right for you.
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