What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific points on the body by a variety of techniques, including the insertion of thin stainless sterile disposable needles though the skin.

What is Chinese Herbology?
Each herbal medicine prescription is a mixture of many herbs tailored to the individual patient. Chinese herbology often incorporates ingredients from all parts of plants, the leaf, stem, flower, root, and also ingredients from animals and minerals.

What is Qi Gong?
Qi Gong is a set of breathing and movement exercises with benefits to health through stress reduction and exercise.

What is Sho Ni Shin?
Sho Ni Shin is pediatric acupuncture, Sho Ni Shin literally translated means sho for little,
ni for children, and shin for needle (though typically no needles are used and nothing actually penetrates the skin).

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a whole medical system that originated in China thousands of years ago through meticulous observation of nature, the cosmos, and the human body. TCM practices include such treatments as acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary therapy, Tui Na (massage therapy), Sho Ni Shin (pediatric massage) and Qi Gong (meditative exercise).

What is Tui Na?
Tui Na is a hands-on-body message treatment using acupressure that is stimulation of acupuncture points to treat both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as many non-musculoskeletal conditions.

What does Acpuncture Treat?
In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a review and analysis of controlled clinical trials on acupuncture. They listed the following as “Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved – through controlled trials – to be a effective treatment.”

• Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
• Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
• Biliary colic
• Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
• Dysentery, acute bacillary
• Dysmenorrhoea, primary
• Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
• Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
• Headache
• Hypertension, essential
• Hypotension, primary
• Induction of labour
• Knee pain
• Leukopenia
• Low back pain
• Malposition of fetus, correction of
• Morning sickness
• Nausea and vomiting
• Neck pain
• Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
• Periarthritis of shoulder
• Postoperative pain
• Renal colic
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Sciatica
• Sprain
• Stroke
• Tennis elbow