Conditions Treated

My experience includes the treatment of the following  diseases, symptoms or conditions:

Acupuncture has been cited to be an effective treatment for these and 43 other conditions by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Adverse reactions

to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy

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Allergic Rhinitis
(including hay fever)

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Back Pain

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Cough & Cold

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Constipation

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Depression & Anxiety

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Digestive Disorders

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Facial Pain

(including TMJ, Bell's Palsy)

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Fatigue

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Headache

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Hypertension

Insomnia

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Joint Pain 

(including  knee and shoulder pain and  tennis elbow)

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Nausea & Vomiting

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Parkinson's Disease

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Sciatica

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Stroke

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Weight Management

Techniques

In addition to acupuncture, I provide other TCM treatments depending upon each patient’s symptoms and condition. These treatments are briefly described as follows.

Herbs and/or Nutritional Supplements

Herbs and/or Nutritional Supplements from the Oriental Materia Medica may be recommended to facilitate your body’s own restorative process. The herbs are typically taken in tea form by mixing powdered granules in warm or hot water, or in pill form.

Cupping

Cupping is the application of round vacuum cups over a large muscular area, such as the back, to enhance blood circulation and stimulate the release of toxins from the body.

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is heat supplied, either directly or indirectly, by burning the herb Folium Artemesiae Vulgaris (aka mugwort) over a single acupuncture point or group of points. This penetrates deeply under the skin's surface to warm, relax and release blockages that have built up over time or from an acute injury.

Infrared and TDP (Teding Diancibo Pu)

Infrared and TDP lamp therapy consists of warming the skin with a heat source mounted to an adjustable arm and positioned above the body.

Tui Na ("twee-nah")

Tui Na -- loosely translated as "push -grasp" -- is a form of therapeutic massage that applies pressure in rhythmic movement along energy channels or at specific points and groups of muscles to redistribute and rebalance energy in the body.

Gua Sha

Gua sha means "scraping sha-bruises" and involves using a smooth-edged tool to "scrape" the surface of the skin to stimulate microcirculation of soft tissue and increase blood flow.