The Healing System of Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a medical therapy, which originated in China and has been in continuous use for over 2300 years. It is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an effective treatment for a wide range of health problems. Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine, presterilized needles into the body at specific points, which have been empirically proven effective in treatment of specific disorders. This action stimulates and activates the body’s self healing mechanism. According to this theory, acupuncture regulates the flow of energy, letting it go where the energy is deficient and draining it where it is excessive, thus promoting balance.

What can Acupuncture Treat?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized acupuncture as an effective treatment for the following conditions:

  • Nausea
  • Gastritis
  • Ulcer
  • Constipation
  • Colitis
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Post-op Pain
  • Stroke residuals
  • Sciatica
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Facial Pain
  • Headaches-migraines
  • Bed-wetting
  • Nervousness
  • Poor Appetite
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • PMS
  • Cramps
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual Irregularity
  • Chronic and acute pain in: neck, back, shoulder, hip, knees, legs.
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • TMJ
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndr.
  • Plantar Fascial Pain
  • Disc Problems
  • Arthritis
  • Overweight
  • Stress
  • Low Energy
  • Morning sickness
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Sexual dysfunctions
Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Acupuncture needles are very thin and smooth, so when they are inserted you feel only a slight sensation or nothing at all. Once the needles are in place, you may feel a sensation of heaviness, warmth or tingling at and around the site of the needle.

How safe are the needles?

Very safe. Our clinic uses only presterilized, disposable needles and Dr. Kimi has received extensive training and is licensed by the State of California.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments you will need depends on your overall health, your body’s response to Acupuncture treatment, and the nature and duration of your illness or injury. Usually within 4 to 6 treatments Dr. Kimi will be able to tell you how much further treatment you will need.

Can I continue taking my regular medication while receiving Acupuncture?

Yes. Acupuncture treatment may be used along with other medical care to great advantage.

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