In the body there are numerous channels and pathways that go through the body and attend to certain organs, called meridians. Acupuncture is all about finding where there is stagnation in these channels, and helps the body to release the blocked pathways. Where there is pain and stagnation there is no “flow” – no movement, energy, or blood flow. There can also be nodules, or … Continue reading
Extremely fine needles are inserted into specific points in the body. The needles are left in place for a short time – from a few minutes to half an hour. Because the needles are so fine that, if properly inserted by a professional, they cannot be felt once inserted. During the insertion of the needles, there may be a little pain or no pain at … Continue reading
In a nutshell, from a Chinese medical perspective, channels of energy, called meridians, run through the body and over its surface. Obstructed movement in a meridian causes energy to build up in some areas of the body, while depriving other areas. Placing needles on certain sites unblocks these so-called obstructions. Modern scientific theory supposes that needles stimulate the nervous system to release chemicals in the … Continue reading
Oriental Medicine is a complete medical system which aids in strengthening the immune system, relieves pain, and helps prevent disease by returning the body to balance. Over three thousand years ago, the use of Bellingham acupuncture is widespread throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Patients are diagnosed according to their symptoms, disease pattern, and their individual constitution. Through this method, treatments include the body-mind … Continue reading