Our Therapies


Acupuncture is a treatment based on traditional Chinese medicine, a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. In Chinese medicine, there is a central concept of a vital energy or life force, which is called ‘Qi’. Meridians are the names given to the complex pathways within our bodies along which Qi flows. Acupuncture points are specific points along the meridians at which Qi can be accessed and rebalanced. In homeostasis or steady state Qi in the body is balanced. If Qi becomes depleted or imbalanced, then physical, mental, and emotional dysfunction can occur. When there is too little or too much Qi in a given meridian or when the Qi stagnates or is blocked, physical disease can result.

How is acupuncture performed ?

In the most basic terms, an acupuncture treatment consists of inserting ultrathin needles at various points on the body, known as gateways, to unblock or rebalance the flow of Qi. In fact, acupuncture techniques can encompass a very broad range of techniques for stimulating Qi, including moxibustion, laser light, electromagnetic fields, and electrical current.

Research in the 1970s and 1980s linked acupuncture analgesia to endogenous opioid peptide elaboration, particularly the endorphins. It has been speculated that myofascial tissue is the site of the elusive meridians of traditional acupuncture. It is also suggested that a disruption of the energy flow will manifest in the tissues and a disruption in the balance of the tissues will ultimately manifest in energy flow. The imbalance can start at either end of the spectrum. And the physical and the energetic will reflect each other.

What problems can acupuncture help ?

Acupuncture is proved to be effective for:

Low back pain, Neck pain, Adult postoperative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, Postoperative dental pain, Stroke rehabilitation, Headache, Addiction, Bloating and swelling, Menstrual cramps, Tennis elbow, Fibromyalgia, Myofascial pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Asthma, Sinusitis, Respiratory conditions, Gastrointestinal illnesses, Neurological and muscular disorders, Urinary and gynecological problems

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