Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years and is now more popular than ever. Today, millions find that it is an effective tool to create and sustain health in your personal life and community. Each individual and their symptoms are a unique and interrelated whole.
Individual acupuncture treatments are uniquely designed for your unique health profile. After your initial health assessment, acupuncture sessions will occur weekly. As you begin to experience improvement and achieve greater internal balance, the time between visits will be increased. The length and frequency of visits varies by individual.
Community acupuncture takes place in open, relaxing healing space with other patients treated nearby. The communal space creates a nurturing, energizing atmosphere. Contact Matt if you would like to offer community acupuncture at your studio or office.
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture
As Chinese medicine is increasingly recognized as an effective form of treatment, more and more people are using it to remedy a wide variety of health issues. Acupuncture is also used to maintain or enhance health and well-being and as preventative medicine.
Acupuncture is used to restore balance and promote the body-mind-spirit’s tremendous natural healing capacity. By gently stimulating specific points on the body, treatment keeps your energy flowing in a smooth and balanced way throughout your entire body.
When the flow of qi is optimal, you experience vibrant health. When the flow is blocked or out of balance, your body sends you signals via pain, various symptoms of dis-ease, or both. Acupuncture considers the person as a whole, aiming to treat the presenting symptoms and resolve the underlying imbalance. A unique treatment plan that specifically addresses your individual needs and condition will be determined by your practitioner in partnership with you.
Most people experience no discomfort or a mild sensation as the hair-thin needles are inserted. The needles have a very fine endpoint and are not at all like the hypodermic needles used for injections or to draw blood, which are hollow, have a cutting edge, and are 5-10 times larger. For young children and needle-averse individuals, acupressure and other tools are an option. Needles are sterile and single-use.
Following treatment, most people report feeling relaxed, even blissful. Some feel more energized and focused or more grounded and centered.