Chinese medicine is a holistic medical system that includes modalities like acupuncture, cupping, and herbal medicine. It focuses on treating the whole person and can be helpful for many conditions including pain, digestive disorders, mental health, allergies, and transition-related concerns. Our bodies innately know how to be healthy. When pain and disease show up Chinese medicine tools, like acupuncture, are excellent at helping the body return to balance.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles at specific points on the body. Chinese medicine looks at the body as connected by a web of energetic pathways called “meridians” through which energy or “qi” flows. Disruptions to this flow of qi can lead to pain and illness. Acupuncture stimulates acupuncture points to ease the flow of qi and resolve the disruption.