• Chiropractic

    Chiropractic is a way to align the body and spine while easing pain.

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  • Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine is the treatment and prevention of illness and injury.

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  • Massage Therapy

    Massage Therapy reduces stress, diminishes pain, and relaxes the body.

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  • Physical Therapy

    Physical Therapy improves mobility and relieves pain from injuries and disease.

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  • Acupuncture

    Acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural balance to alleviate pain.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture History

Acupuncture consists of the gentle insertion of fine, sterile, disposable needles into strategic points near the surface of the body. These points, which are so effective in treating disease, have been mapped by the Chinese over a period of two thousand years. Acupuncture is not painful. In fact, most people experience a profound feeling of relaxation and well being during and after an acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture works by stimulating the flow of “Qi” throughout the body. Where there is injury, the Qi or energy of the body gets stuck or becomes deficient. The painless insertion of needles helps bring the body’s attention to the area and resume the free flow of energy.

Qi flows through a system of twelve major pathways or meridians. Each meridian is connected internally to a specific organ such as the lung, liver, etc. The acupuncture points along these pathways can be used to affect a corresponding internal organ. When Qi in the meridians is balanced, the result is a state of ease and well-being.

Western Acupuncture

From a western medicine point of view acupuncture causes many physiological changes in the body including vasodilatation (increased blood flow), stimulation of hormones and neurotransmitters, and stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system (allowing the patient to achieve very deep relaxation). Acupuncture invokes an analgesic effect by altering the body’s own natural pain-relieving opiate system. Acupuncture works surprisingly quickly. Most patients experience a great reduction in their symptoms after the first treatment.

Acupuncture helps with:

• Allergies
• Asthma
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Neck Pain
• Low Back Pain
• Bladder & Kidney Problems
• Digestive Problems
• IBS, Constipation, & Diarrhea
• Dizziness
• Vertigo
• Headache
• Lack of Energy
• Fatigue
• Joint Pain
• TMJ
• Infertility