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What is Moxibustion?

Moxibustion or moxa is a method of adding heat or energy to a treatment and can be relaxing.  There are several ways moxa may be used; loose or on the end of the needle.  Loose moxa can be placed on the skin with a protective barrier, burned and produces very little smoke.  On a needle, the loose moxa can be

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What is Cupping?

Cupping is a traditional form of therapy originally using horns and suction devices.  Currently I use silicone cups since it doesn’t require an open flame to create suction and no concern for broken glass if any of them should drop or lose suction.  The cups can be used with oils or lotions to provide a better seal between the skin

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What can acupuncturists treat?

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. Below are some of the health concerns that acupuncture can effectively treat:

Addiction Anxiety Arthritis Asthma Bronchitis Carpal tunnel syndrome Chronic fatigue Colitis Common cold Constipation Dental pain Depression Diarrhea Digestive Continue reading

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How are acupuncturists educated?

Today, acupuncturists undertake three to four years of extensive and comprehensive graduate training at nationally certified schools. All acupuncturists must pass a national exam and meet strict guidelines to practice in every state.

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How safe is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is extremely safe. It is an all-natural, drug-free therapy, yielding no side effects just feelings of relaxation and well-being. There is little danger of infection from acupuncture needles because they are sterile, used once, and then discarded.

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