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What is

A c u p u n t u r e ?

The stresses of daily life affect the quality and flow of Qi.

Acupuncture in a Nutshell?


Acupuncture has helped billions of people over the past 5,000 years.

Acupuncture care helps to relieve symptoms and signs of many health problems. It can also uncover the underlying root cause(s) of those symptoms.

The goal of this dynamic and integrated health care system is to activate the natural, self-healing abilities of the body. It can also strengthen and support the body to prevent future illness and disease.

Acupuncture is safe, natural, drug-free and effective. The perfect way to get well and stay healthy.

Here’s how it works...

Inside of you is an intelligent, energetic system that maintains health and balance.

Einstein showed us that everything is made of, and radiates energy. This subtle form of energy supports, shapes and enlivens our physical body and activates our lives.

For the past 5,000 years, practitioners of acupuncture have called this intelligent energy Qi (pronounced “chee”).


Meridians are like rivers inside the body.

Wherever a river flows, it carries water that provides nourishment and sustenance for life on our planet.

Similarly, meridians are the rivers where Qi flows inside of us.

Qi flows through meridians as an invisible current, energizing, nourishing and supporting every cell, tissue, muscle, organ and gland.

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
– World Health Organization (WHO)




The stresses of daily life affect the quality and flow of Qi.

Different stresses affect meridians and organs in different ways, disrupting or blocking Qi flow.

If a garden hose is blocked, it cannot provide an adequate supply of water to a plant. Eventually, the plant will be unable to thrive, grow and blossom.

Likewise, a blockage in the meridians will restrict the supply of Qi required to nourish and support the cells, tissues, muscles, organs and glands.

This blockage can manifest into various signs and symptoms. Over time, the body as a whole becomes weakened, and its self-healing abilities compromised. Eventually, it becomes susceptible to pain, disease and ill health.

An acupuncturist views each individual as a dynamic, integrated whole, observing how signs and symptoms weave together in order to understand the underlying, energetic profile of a person’s health.

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