Acupuncture is an ancient practice of Traditional Chinese medicine that is believed to have originated in China over 5,000 years ago. The effect acupuncture has on the body, physiologically speaking, is producing an increased level of beneficial chemicals in the brain and body including endogenous opioids, serotonin, dopamine and noradrenaline while all help the body reach a relaxed state and decrease pain.
Initial Visit: $120
Follow up visit: $85
Add cupping: $15
Cupping therapy is a modality that is effective at alleviating muscle pain, cough, chest tightness, asthma, fever, gastrointestinal disorders, overthinking and improves sleep. Either glass or silicone cups can be used to create a gentle suction onto the skin. This process increases blood circulation by loosening the fascia muscle/tissue and by moving lactic acid to encourage proper blood flow.
Auricular acupuncture is a modality that uses ASP® needle, a semi-permanent needle into zones of the auricle to quickly address numerous types of chronic pain, and psychological disturbance (anxiety, depression, dizziness, vertigo, PTSD, sleep apnea, etc.). They are single use needles that are designed to be retained in the ear for a few days for continuous relief. The needle activates a response to the brain to help correct that patient’s pathology. With the needles retained in the ear, receptors to the brain continues it’s therapeutics effects of auricular acupuncture after leaving the office.