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Welcome to Total Balance Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a holistic health technique that stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practiced for centuries. It’s based on the theory that energy, called chi (say “chee”), flows through and around your body along pathways called meridians.Acupuncture is a holistic health technique that stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practiced for centuries. It’s based on the theory that energy, called chi (say “chee”), flows through and around your body along pathways called meridians. Acupuncturists believe that illness occurs when something blocks or unbalances your chi. Acupuncture is a way to unblock or influence chi and help it flow back into balance. This is done by putting very thin needles into your skin at certain points on your body. Influencing the energy flow. Sometimes heat, pressure, or mild electrical current is used along with needles.

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Chinese herbs focus on correcting dysfunction of certain organs and unhealthy body patterns. The goal of herbal therapy is to bring the body back into a state of homeostasis (balance) and restore proper energy (also called Qi). Chinese herbology includes treatment with substances such as plants, roots, minerals and more. Like acupuncture, Chinese herbology has evolved as an integral part of Chinese medicine and is used to re-harmonize imbalances in the body.

Patients with many different symptoms can be treated with herbs, including those with frequent colds or the flu, fatigue, trouble breathing, infertility, allergies, chronic pain, anxiety or depression, trouble sleeping, menopausal symptoms and even people recovering from cancer or experiencing medications side effects such as chemotherapy. Also, they are more affordable than conventional medicine and easier to obtain than prescription medications.

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Hair-thin needles are gently inserted into specific points on the face to facilitate the movement of blood and stimulate the production of collagen. This in turn nourishes, re-hydrates, tones and reduces the appearance of facial wrinkles. Additionally, specialized frequency-specific electrically stimulated needles improve skin elasticity as well as the tone of the facial muscles. Your skin will also have a more youthful glow.

Treatments improve muscle tone and dermal contraction, increase collagen production, tightens pores, and increases local circulation of blood and lymph around the face. It can be used to reduce a double chin and sagging jowls help to decrease inflammation, puffy or droopy eyelids.

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Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, Respiratory infections, Blood disorders, such as anemia and hemophilia, blood flow, High blood pressure (hypertension), anxiety and depression, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

One of the most common reasons people turn to alternative treatment methods is because they are looking for a safe way to naturally reduce joint pain and muscle pain. In this case, cupping Helps Reduce Pain, Promotes Relaxation, Boosts Skin Health, Helps Treat Respiratory Issues and Colds, and Improves Digestion.

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Chinese medicine is a safe, natural, and gentle way of addressing many common childhood ailments. From allergies to tummy aches, acupuncture has been used for hundreds of years in China to treat children. Pediatric acupuncture is gaining popularity in the West as parents seek more holistic ways of supporting their children’s health.

Every acupuncture treatment is designed to fit your child’s needs and suit their temperament.  Administered with little to no sensation, pediatric acupuncture treatments are selected for their purity and safety.

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Gua sha is a natural, alternative therapy that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve your circulation. This ancient technique may offer a unique approach to better health, addressing issues like chronic pain. In gua sha, we scrape your skin with short or long strokes to stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue, which increases blood flow. They make these strokes with a smooth-edged instrument known as a gua massage tool. We apply massage oil to your skin and then uses the tool to repeatedly scrape in a downward motion.

Gua sha may reduce inflammation, so it’s often used to treat ailments that cause chronic pain, such as arthritis and fibromyalgia, as well as those that trigger muscle and joint pain. Such as chronic neck pain, migraine headaches, Breast engorgement, Tourette syndrome, & Perimenopausal syndrome.

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