Assessments are a way for us to help you get clear on what is going to help you achieve your health goals. Our entire team works with you to develop a Plan of Care that will bring your closer to your own idea of perfect health. If you decide to go ahead with the plan we create for you, we will credit you $70 to get you started!
Considered the oldest practiced medical system in the world, acupuncture got its beginnings in China
and Southeast Asia approx. 5000 years ago. It is currently estimated that 1/3 of the world still uses acupuncture as a primary health care modality. In the 1970s, North American interest was spurred when an aide to President Nixon was successfully treated with acupuncture on a tour in China. With western research and growing interest, we have discovered that needles placed near nerves can mask a pain stimulus through altered neural impulse and release opioid peptides (endorphins and encephalins) and serotonin in the body to create an analgesic effect and a feeling of well being. They can also regulate reflex arc responses and manage spinal cord pain tolerance thresholds.