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FAQ

How can acupuncture help hospital emergency rooms, urgent care centers and inter-hospital transfers?
 

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Acupuncture can reduce the patient's length of stay for emergency rooms, urgent care centers, and inter-hospital transfers. 

"Acupuncture has been known in modern and classical medical systems to be beneficial to patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)."

Battlefield acupuncture? Yes, it exists, and the military is using it to fight troops’ pain (militarytimes.com)


One and done?
 


What are the different levels of acupuncturists?


 

The Classic text describe three types:

Primitive - meaning, placing a needle only where it hurts.

Channel - meaning, placing a needle along the same channel of pain.

True - meaning, managing the nutritive and the energetics properties of the person seeking relief, using a needle.


How can acupuncture help with dementia?

 

Acupuncture can engage the physiologic factors that lead to dementia, such as metabolic disease, organ dysfunction, head trauma, infection, depression or cerebrovascular disease.

Yes, sometimes it comes with a back injury sometimes not, is it worth a try?


Can acupuncture really help with Peripheral Neuropathy?

 


How can acupuncture help motorcyclists?
 

Acupuncture and Immunology

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is a powerfull  ally to viral and bacterial infections.  Such as "Doc," Hay's workduring one of of the most deadly pandemics of history, the influenza pandemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish Flu. This influenza pandemic killed over 100 million people worldwide, and Doc Hay worked tirelessly during this time to care for workers in Oregon.

A question for you.

Ask yourself what it would feel like to sleep throughout the entire night or What if you were able to get up experiencing a day free of pain stiffness?

 

Would you like to do the things which bring you joy. These goals are within reach.

Who can benefit from your treatments? 

From infants to the elderly, many can benefit from acupuncture . Whether you are suffering from pain, digestion issues, dizziness, difficulty sleeping, inconsolable crying or simply are looking improve quality of life and overall health, our services can help you accomplish those goals. We welcome all patients, no matter how complicated or hopeless circumstances may appear to be.

What do we do if we're experiencing heavy rain and heavy wind?
 

In heavy rain or heavy wind, do not puncture (DACH IV, 21v). On these days we instead rely on applying herbal medicine and/or moxibustion. Moxibustion is a heat therapy using the artemisia plant, also known as mugwort.


What research is available about the effectiveness of acupuncture?

 

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