Acupuncture is a great compliment in the realm of holistic healing. The major premise is based on the electromagnetic bio-information system which in traditional Chinese Medicine is called Qi, the body's flow of energy. If there is a disruption of the Qi due to trauma, Acupuncture aims to correct the imbalances by stimulation of anatomical locations on or under the skin by connecting channels known as meridians. Using very thin hair like type needles to re-connect the disruption helps to restore balance to the body. It has also been proven that stimulating the nervous system with Acupuncture can release chemicals that may in turn release other hormones producing the desired effects. Research has shown acupuncture's effect on ACTH, insulin, thyroid hormones, growth stimulating hormone, beta-endorphin, white blood cell production and plasma cholesterol levels. Acupuncture is a natural and safe alternative to conventional medicine that can address many unwanted symptoms. We also offer other Traditional Techniques such as Gua Sha and Cupping - Come experience the benefit of this alternative healing.
The World Health Organization Inter-regional Seminar drew up the following provisional list of diseases that lend themselves to acupuncture treatment (Source: Bannerman R H 1979 Acupuncture: the WHO View. World Health, December, p27-28.). The list is based on clinical experience, and not necessarily on controlled clinical research. Furthermore, the inclusion of specific diseases are not meant to indicate the extent of acupuncture's efficacy in treating them.
|UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT
Bronchial Asthma (most effective in children
and in patients without complicating diseases)
|DISORDERS OF THE EYE
Central Retinitis Myopia (in children)
Cataracts (without complications)
Spasms of Esophagus and Cardia
Acute and chronic gastritis
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)
Acute and chronic colitis
Acute bacillary dysentery
|NEUROLOGICAL & MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISORDERS
Headache and Migraine
Facial Palsy (early stage, i.e., within three to six months)
Pareses (following a stroke)
Sequelae of Poliomyelitis (early stage, i.e., within six months)
Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
Sciatica/Low Back Pain
|DISORDERS OF THE MOUTH
Toothache (post-extraction pain)
Acute and Chronic Pharyngitis
Please provide a courtesy call of at least 24 hours notice if you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment. This gives the therapist enough time to offer another client the open time. If a client fails to cancel with 24 hours notice multiple times (2 or more), they will be asked to pre-pay for future services as the therapist is compensated for the reserved time slot. Cancellation calls not made with 24 hour notice will be charged a $25 fee at our discretion.
LATE ARRIVAL POLICY
We regret that late arrivals will not receive extension of scheduled appointments. In special cases, and when our schedule will allow, we may be able to accommodate a partial or full appointment. This will be at our discretion and only with proper, advanced notification of your late arrival. The original reservation fee will be charged.
NO SHOW POLICY
Clients who fail to show for appointments may be asked to pre-pay for future services as the therapists are compensated for reserved time slots. All No shows will be charged $25.