Acupuncture Therapy

Acupuncture

 Acupuncture relaxes muscles while promoting blood circulation in areas of tension and pain. It stimulates the release of natural opiates in the body which relieve pain, reduce stress, and enhance mood. Acupuncture reduces inflammatory responses in the body, improves digestion, and has a positive influence on the nervous system. 

Pediatric Acupuncture

Acupuncture works for kids.  Shoni-shin (Japanese pediatric acupuncture) is a type of non-needle acupuncture designed for the treatment of children. This style of acupuncture was developed in Japan. Shoni-Shin is a painless approach to pediatric health concerns. Special tools are used to brush, scratch, or tap over the acupuncture points and pathways of the body. Many children laugh their way through treatment. Children describe the experience as fun and relaxing experience Alicia has worked with babies and up. Non needle techniques such as tuning forks, flower essences matched with an extremely gentle style of acupuncture children can experience acupuncture.   

Fertility Support

Acupuncture protocols can help increase chances of conceiving. Trying to get pregnant? Have IVF already scheduled? Acupuncture has almost no side effects and is used to balance and prep the body for pregnancy.  

Acupuncture has been clinically proven to:

  • Improve the function of the ovaries to produce higher quality eggs
  • Regulate menstrual cycles 
  • Regulate the hormones to produce a larger number of follicles
  • Increase blood flow to the uterus and increase the thickness of the uterine lining
  • Relax and de-stress —so your body is a safe, cozy place for a baby to grow
  • Strengthen the immune system/Increase energy
  • Increase chance of conceiving
  • Enhance the chances of successful implantation
  • Decrease chance of miscarriage
  • Improve quality of sleep and increase energy

Pain Management

Acupuncture helps with many pain alignments. Acupuncture increases circulation, decreases inflammation and supports the release of "feel good" natural neurotransmitters.   Back & neck pain, whiplash,Cluster headaches, sinus headaches, tension headaches, migraines, foggy slow head feel, dizziness, whole body pain, fathom limb pain, fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, general tight muscles, arthritis, Knee replacement pain, carpal tunnel, Sciatica, neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia neuropathy, bursitis, tendinitis, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, Bell's Palsy, muscle spasms, sprains, shingles,  Constipation, loose stools/diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's disease, weight gain/loss, hemorrhoids, bloating, ulcers, food sensitives   acne, rashes, hives, scars, wrinkles, sun burns 

Women's Health, Pregnancy

 Acupuncture being a drug-less medical procedure is a great alternative for treating headaches, morning sickness, depression, anxiety, stress and lower back pain during pregnancy.  

Acupuncture can help regulate hormones and treat many female health related issues.

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