Acupuncture Facts

  • 5000 year old medicine

  • Aims to balance the flow of Qi (pronounced Chee)

  • Qi = life force in the body

  • Harmonizes the patient’s body, mind and spirit

  • By inserting very fine needles or the application of heat (moxa)

  • Acupuncture is a very complex system that has been refined and used effectively for thousands of years

  • Acupuncture is used with other elements of traditional chinese medicine, such as: herbs, massage, diet and exercise

  • Also effective for severe chronic illness

  • Improves quality of life

  • Provides drug-free pain relief so that the body can start the process of healing