The primary goal of
Acupuncture is to apply the Laws of Nature and to restore balance in the
In a healthy body, energy or Qi
(pronounced 'chee') flows harmoniously.
disturbance to its flow leads to discomfort or illness. Acupuncture acts
to restore the normal flow of Qi through the body.
Using either an acupuncture needle or a laser beam
the practitioner stimulates traditional acupuncture points in the body. This helps
to release blocks along the meridians as well as decrease inflammation or
It may also be used to introduce a specific remedy or colour to an organ or system.
Laser acupuncture can be used on
people of any age including infants.
lymph or nerves, Qi flows in a vessel system, called Acupuncture
meridians or channels.
channels begin at the ends of the fingers and toes, and travel up the
limbs to the torso. In the torso they pass through the various organs
and then continue up to the head.
each channel the name of one of the organs it passes through, such as
the lungs, spleen, liver or kidney channel. The Acupuncture points are
like 'windows' into these channels, in order to regulate the flow.
points lie on specific areas along each meridian. Each point has a name
and caries 3 functions.
Spleen 6 - SANYINJIAO
Physical function: strengthen the Spleen,
resolves Dampness, regulates the Uterus and stops pain.
Energetic function: promotes smooth flow
of Liver-Qi, and tonifies the Kidneys.
Spiritual function: strong calming effect
on the mind, often used for insomnia.
As early as
1980, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of 40
conditions that western, scientific studies have shown are effectively
treated with Acupuncture.
Does it hurt?
We use an
extremely gentle technique, where the needles are tapped quickly into
the skin, with no discomfort. As the needle connects with your body's Qi,
a tingling or dull sensation may be felt.
practitioner will take a detailed Health History
they will feel for pulses in both wrists and inspect the tongue.
here we determine which points and or vessels to use and whether we
are dealing with an excess or deficiency of Qi, or a direct