Experience what the Ancients have discovered over a thousand years ago~ the systematic way of the vital energy flow in the body. In Chinese it is called "Qi", pronounced "chee"). It exists in every living thing in the world. In humans and animals, Qi flows through channels or meridians interconnectedly mapped with acu-points. Carefully placing hair-thin acupuncture needles on these specific acu-points will trigger the release of the body's own chemicals and hormones, which can restore physical-emotional health. We look at and treat the body as a whole. Health is a balance of spirit-mind-body in harmony with nature. When this balance is disrupted and the Qi is blocked, stagnated or weakened, a dis-ease or pain occurs. Unblocking and balancing the Qi can restore health. Because of its proven effectiveness, acupuncture has withstood the test of time and still so widely used today.
Herbs are an important part of traditional Chinese medicine and are medicinal.
From common colds to allergies, tonics for energy & well-being, we carry high-quality herbal formulas that meet international GNP standards for your healthcare needs. Your formula will be carefully monitored and prescribed based on the whole pattern of diagnosis.
Safely achieve a radiant, youthful looking skin without the side effects. Acupunture face-lifts are gaining popularity for those seeking an alternative to surgery, injections, and laser/chemical peels. We treat skin as an integrative part of the whole body; stimulating facial acu-points will also stimulate Qi to the body via channel pathways.
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Fine local needles increase blood and Qi circulation promoting collagen production for:
Facial rejuvenation: This is a process that requires time and commitment, not a quick-fix. At least 20 sessions, twice a week for 10 weeks recommended for optimal results. Each session takes 45-60 minutes. To achieve lasting results, it is highly recommended to complete 1 course. Consultation in regards to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle will also be addressed.
We treat naturally:
Regular Acupuncture Sessions:
Initial Visit: $110 Follow-ups: $80
Initial Visit: $110 Follow-ups: $85
Herbal Consultation only: $40
Cupping Therapy (20 min.): $40 + Acupuncture session
Moxa Therapy (15 min.): $20 + Acupuncture session
Cupping is effective for:
- Warming and relaxing tense muscles
- Unblock Qi energy flow
- Back pain, shoulder, hip-leg pain
Hair-thin acupuncture needlesare gently placed on the acupoints using guide tubes. As a comprehensively trained acupuncturist, your safety is assured. We only use pre-sterilized, single-use, disposable needles.
First session: After an interview (includes pulse taking and tongue observation- as an important part of TCM) and arriving at a diagnosis the treatment will then be performed. The needles are usually retained for 35 minutes, while you relax. Normally, a mild tingling or subtle aching sensation can be felt...these are the normal effects of qi movements through the body.
After the session, patients often report feeling more calm; some are more energized. Each person has a unqiue response.
First visit generally can take 1 - 1.5 hours; follow-up visits are usually 1 hour duration.
How many treatments will I need? And what can I expect after treatment?
This depends on the nature, duration, and complexity of the conditions. For acute cases: one treatment may only be needed to get immediate results. For complex or chronic cases: one or two treatments per week for several months may be suggested.
Patients often report the most dramatic results after 3-5 treatments. As in many cases of healing, the patient's nutrition, lifestyle and determination will also affect the outcome of a treatment course.
Ear acupuncture stimulates specific points that relaxes the mind and body by increasing mood-enhancing neurotransmitters (serotonin, dopamine, adenosine) in the brain. This, in turn, speeds recovery and eases pain.
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3100 Timmons Lane
Houston, Texas 77027
A soothing heat therapy, used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, in which a roll of mugwort herb is applied indirectly on acupoints ~with or without acupuncture ~ to warm the body meridian and improve circulation. this can help heal "cold, damp" types of pain in the muscles and joints.
Network of 14channels or meridians in the body.
Dotted along these meridians are more than 400 acupuncture points.