Trigger points and referred pain

If you are suffering from any of the following, you may have referred pain from the upper trapezius trigger points: Headaches on the temples or tension headaches, facial, temple, or jaw pain, pain behind the eye, dizziness or vertigo (in conjunction with the sternocleidomastoid muscle), severe neck pain, a stiff neck, or limited range-of-motion and […]

Quit smoking

Smoking cessation   To stop smoking plan ahead, set a date for when you officially quit. Decide ahead of time if you’re going to gradually cut down, or going cold turkey.   Make an appointment for regular acupuncture treatments as you go through the process, research shows that it helps the success rates.   Support […]

Acupuncture in the treatment of Urologic issues

Overactive bladder affects 16-18% of the US adult population with a higher incidence in the elderly.  The expense to the healthcare system is approximately $12 billion annually. Incontinence is responsible for up to 10% of nursing home admissions for people adding an adding an additional $6 billion. Incontinence is a condition that can lead to […]

Acupuncture and PTSD

PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder,  has had many different names throughout  history, names such as shell shock, battle fatigue, and soldiers heart. Many of these names recognize trauma from war as a cause for PTSD, however, the current definition of PTSD has expanded to include trauma that comes from any other acutely shocking event, as […]

How does acupuncture help improve fertility?

  Acupuncture is the insertion of ultra-thin, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on the body. These points, when needled, can regulate the way in which the body functions. Acupuncture reduces the stress of trying to get pregnant, and it decreases uterine contractions, which encourages implantation and prevents miscarriage. Because of the delicate balance between […]

Trigger Points and Dry Needling

  Dry needling is a style of acupuncture that focuses on just the acupuncture points known as trigger points.  Dry needling is more geared towards neuro-anatomical needling techniques and placement rather than traditional acupuncture point locations that take the whole body, mind and spirit into account.  The term “trigger point” is used to describe an […]

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Services and fees

NEW PATIENT $255    Comprehensive history intake, exam, diagnosis and  treatment   ESTABLISHED PATIENT $155 SKYPE CONSULTATION $ 155   AURICULAR $65   (Established patients) Ear treatment       CUPPING $65       COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE $160 Rejuvenate and refresh appearance, Body acupuncture is included, as this treats underlying imbalances contributing to ageing. Facial […]