Acupuncture Center, Inc. ~ Michele Arnold, DACM, L.Ac.

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Acupuncture is an effective form of health care that has evolved into a complete and holistic medical system. Practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine have used this noninvasive medical system to diagnose and help millions of people get well and stay healthy.

An acupuncturist will place fine, sterile needles at specific acupoints on the body. This activates the body’s Qi and promotes natural healing by enhancing recuperative power, immunity and physical and emotional health. It also can improve overall function and well-being. It is a safe, painless and effective way to treat a wide variety of medical problems.  Other techniques used to stimulate the surface of your skin to improve the flow of Qi are Electro-Stimulation, Color (wavelengths of Light), Cupping, Massage, Moxibustion (Moxa), and Skin Scrapping (Gua Sha).  We specialize in the non-needle stimulation of acupressure points using micro-current and color-light therapy (MEA).  This can be used for facial rejuvenation and facial reflexology for the whole body!

                                            

Acupuncture Treatment Menu of some common reasons people seek acupuncture. This is only a small portion of all the conditions we can treat.

  1. You may ask for these treatments by name.
  2. You may mix and match treatments.  It is best to prioritize your 3 most important complaints
  3. You may seek treatment for health concerns that are not on this menu.

Each of these treatment options can relieve and prevent your signs & symptoms by getting to the root of the problem to resolve the symptoms and avoid a recurrence.

TUNE UP

Monthly or seasonal treatment for optimum health-maintenance. Recommended for everyone to keep your mind, body, & spirit feeling great by keeping the body’s vital life force energy (called qi – “chee”)  flowing freely throughout your body.

In ancient China, people paid their acupuncturists and Chinese herbalists to keep them well. They did not pay if they got sick because it meant the practitioner was not doing her job!

  • Maintain energy
  • Regulate sleep
  • Think clearly
  • Manage chronic conditions
  • Avoid new or recurrent illness
  • Avoid stress

EASY GOING

  •  Stress
  •  Irritability
  •  Anger
  •  Frustration
  •  Anxiety
  •  Worry
  •  PTSD
  •  High blood pressure

PICK ME UP

Energizing, mood-improving treatment when you’re feeling down. It’s like a warm hug! Ask for a Pick Me Up when any of these feelings crop up:

  •  Depressed
  •  Sad
  •  Gloomy
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of energy
  • Lack of motivation

DOWN TO EARTH

Grounds and centers you when you’re feeling like you’re not “together” or like you’re going in many directions. You need centering if you’re experiencing:

  •  Scattered mind
  •  Unfocused
  • Easily distracted

LETTING GO

Ease your recovery from the loss of a loved one (family, partner, friend, pet) due to passing on, moving away, or relationship breakup or even a loss of one’s dream.

  •  Grief
  •  Sadness
  •  Loneliness
  •  Disappointment

CHICKEN SOUP

We ask that you stay home when you have a cold or flu, and anytime you have a fever or cough. Your body needs for you to rest, stay warm, and drink plenty of fluids like water, ginger tea, or Echinacea tea.

Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, can greatly reduce the symptoms, severity, and/or duration of cold or flu.  One of the beauties of Chinese medicine is that it doesn’t mask or cover symptoms. It frees your body of the pathogen that caused your illness so that symptoms disappear naturally.  There are ways to benefit from Chinese medicine at home when you have a cold or flu. There are acupressure points for cough, congestion, sore throat, and more. There are very effective natural Chinese herbal pills. There is a therapeutic technique called “gua sha” that is easy to do.

FRESH AIR

Immune system support. The best way to combat respiratory issues is prevention. Respiratory conditions attack when our immune systems are weak. Acupuncture can strengthen your immune system to prevent allergy or asthma attacks, colds, and flu. If you have seasonal allergies, it’s best to get acupuncture for several weeks before your allergy triggers are present. The same goes for colds and flu – getting acupuncture before and during cold and flu seasons can prevent catching a virus or greatly reduce symptoms and duration.

  •  Allergies
  •  Asthma
  •  COPD
  •  Cold & Flu Prevention

KICK THE HABIT

Detoxification & Cleanse support to help you with:  Check out the book, Essential Renewal:  A Chinese Medicine 30-Day Cleanse Using Essential Oils, Natural Supplements, and Whole Foods to Rejuvenate Your Gut and Your Life!

  •  Drug addiction recovery
  •  Alcohol recovery
  • Beginning a healthier lifestyle & Diet
  •  Quit smoking
  •  Other addictions you wish to quit,  such as coffee or sugar

This is an easy way to help you quit, detox, and maintain your abstinence from an addictive substance. You will not be questioned about your addiction. You will NOT be asked to talk about it. You will simply receive acupuncture in your ears.  Piece of cake.

Interestingly, heavy smokers tend to respond so well to this ear treatment that they may kick the habit after only one treatment. Seriously!

HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR THE PAIN

  •  Headache
  •  Back Pain
  •  Sciatica
  •  Neck Pain
  •  Elbow Pain
  •  Foot or ankle pain
  •  Muscle pain
  •  Joint pain
  •  Sprains, strains
  •  Tendonitis

 

  •  Wrist or hand Pain
  •  Shoulder pain
  •  Knee Pain

 

  •  Hip Pain
  •  Bursitis
  •  Arthritis
  •  Gout
  •  Whiplash

 

BRAIN POWER

Stimulate:

  •   Mental clarity
  •   Mental focus
  •   Concentration
  •   Intelligence
Overcome:

  •   Poor concentration
  •   Poor memory
  •   Easily distracted
  •   Spaciness

SANDMAN

Stimulates restful sleep so you’ll

  •   Fall asleep easily
  •   Sleep through the night
  •   Feel more energized during the day
  •   Experience more pleasant dreams
Overcome Insomnia due to

  •   Trouble falling asleep
  •   Trouble staying asleep
  •   Not feeling refreshed when waking in the morning
  •   Racing mind
  •   Dream-disturbed sleep, nightmares

CURTAIN CALL

Confidence to perform in front of people onstage or in the office or classroom. Emotional strength to perform a difficult task. Overcome:

  •   Performance anxiety
  •   Stage fright
  •   Public speaking
  •   Dreading a difficult task

SMOOTH SAILING

Settle your stomach; calm your nerves by becoming free of:

  • Nausea
  • Motion sickness
  • Morning sickness

MOONSTRUCK

Regulate your moon cycle

  •  PMS
  •  Menstrual support, menstrual irregularities
  •  Infertility
  •  Menopause
  •  Painful Periods

GI JOE

Digestive support. Regulate upper GI tract (stomach) and lower GI tract (bowels) to relieve:

  •  Gas
  •  Bloating
  •  Upset stomach
  •  Indigestion
  •  Diarrhea
  •  Constipation
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