Meridians are energy channels which course throughout the body. Chi circulates via the meridians to all parts of the body.
The unimpeded flow of chi is imperative for good health, and any misdirection, blockage or other interruption of the flow of chi may result in pain, dysfunction and poor health.
Using fine needles, an acupuncturist stimulates certain points along the course of the 14 meridians. This act restore the balance and flow of chi so that the body and its systems can function normally.
Acupuncture sets the stage for the body to repair itself and maintain its own health.
Acupuncture and Cupping for Pain Relief
The placement of acupuncture needles at specific pain points releases endorphins and opioids, the body’s natural painkillers, as well as neurotransmitters to the brain. There is also evidence that stimulating acupuncture points may increase the rate of healing to injured areas. When pain is relieved, patients feel a greater overall sense of well-being, both physically and emotionally. As a result, they may heal faster.
A common practice among Olympic athletes and celebrities alike, cupping draws out inflammation, detoxifies the body and improves circulation. It’s this improved circulation that helps speed up recovery and promotes healthy skin and boosts the complexion.
Other Common Conditions Treated by Acupuncture
- Sports Injuries
- High Blood Pressure
- Stomach Problems
- Wrinkles (facial rejuvenation)
- Gynecological Dysfunction
- Stop Smoking Treatments
Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture
Women throughout Asia, Russia, and Europe have been using these effective facial treatments for rejuvenation and beauty maintenance for generations. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture will brighten lusterless skin, reduce redness, tighten sagging areas, drain congested lymph, soften wrinkles and discourage formation of new ones.
The treatment exercises the cutaneous layer of the skin and fights aging by attacking flaccidity, expression lines, dehydration, and poor circulation. The dermis of the face is strengthened by correcting circulation deficiencies and stimulating fibroblasts to increase collagen production, thereby improving elasticity.
Facial rejuvenation is a safe alternative to cosmetic surgery with no traumatic side effects.
Each session lasts an hour, and a number of modalities are used, including needling, frequency, and cupping along with hydrating serums. Clients will notice that their skin feels warmer, tighter, brighter, lightened, and more awake after just one session. The treatment also works at the cellular level to stimulate the cellular activity through the production of ATP, the major carrier of energy to the cells, helping all cells to readily accept nutrients and eliminate waste.
Each client will have a different level of maturity, hydration, skin type, stagnation, and lifestyle, so the number of treatments will vary for each individual.