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What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of Oriental Medicine which utilizes hair-thin needles inserted into specific points on the body following a specific meridian, customized to treat each individual patient's conditions.

This form of healing originates thousands of years, following Oriental theories which replenish depleted qi (a form of our body's natural energy) and any other deficiencies which cause pain, discomfort, or other symptoms.

Acupuncture treats numerous conditions, which include but are not limited to:

  • Chronic Diseases

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Bone & Joint Disorders

  • Immune & Auto Immune Diseases

  • Reproductive Disorders

  • Sleeping Disorders

  • Beauty & Rejuvenation

Our services are not limited to only acupuncture along the body! We combine other forms of related acupuncture treatment according to your specific health needs, such as electro-acupuncture, auricular(ear) acupuncture, and possibly even cosmetic acupuncture if that is what you desire.

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Most Frequent Questions
Does acupuncture hurt?

Acupuncture utilizes hair-thin needles that ​is less than a fourth of a hypodermic needle, so there is no pain or little pain when inserted into the skin.

​Many patients report an initial pricking or aching sensation, but nonetheless leave treatment feeling refreshed and energized.

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Electro-acupuncture

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Auricular Acupunture

Electro-acupuncture is form of acupuncture that uses the application of electrodes attached to two or more needles. This said, it is not an electrical shock or current sent through the body, but only a small stimulation (around 40-80 volts) at sites of complaint that create a comforting sensation of vibration. 

Electro-Acupuncture adaptation
This is more effective in diseases that require more severe or strong stimulation because the strength of the stimulation is stronger than that of normal acupuncture. It helps strengthen the efficacy of needles by continuously stimulating the blood vessels by utilizing various types of exercise, nervous system, and internal medicine. It is also commonly used for chronic pain, which can help clinical effects.

Precautions for electro-acupuncture 
Weak individuals should be careful because it is stronger than normal acupuncture, as well as patients wearing Peacemakers. In addition, pregnant women, Seizures, Heart disease, Stroke, Epilepsy, internal and external emergencies, malignant tumors, and bleeding patients should be careful.

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The ear is a miniature version of the human body. By placing needles into the ear’s blood vessels, we are able to cure and prevent various diseases. In 1990, the World Health Organization (WHO) held an international academic conference in Lyon, France, and the world standard for 91 needle response points was created. This acupuncture treatment finds connections between the form of a fetus when upside down in the mother’s stomach to the form of an ear. This treatment been rapidly developed into clinical medicine by combining oriental medicine's intestinal theory, percutaneous theory and western medicine's anatomy.

Auricular Acupuncture adaptation
This practice is generally known to be effective in dieting and beauty, and helps patients quit smoking and alcohol abuse. Furthermore, it not only helps ease pain, but also improves appetite, sleep, physical strength, and metabolism, which can help increase patient resistance.

There are no dangerous nerves or blood vessels on the ear, and as a remote treatment, it is generally safe and effective.  If the circulation of qi is blocked, it will work well and recover quickly. It is especially effective for chronic diseases.

Precautions for Auricular
This acupuncture treatment is safe and has no side effects, but be careful if you have serious heart diseases, severe substrate lesions, or anemia. Also, pregnant women at the first 3 months of pregnancy should avoid this procedure. After 5 months, treatment with only mild stimulation is advised.

Treatment Methods

Ear-Acupuncture, Ear-Electro-Acupuncture, Seeds/Semen Vaccaria, Magnet on the ear & Bloodletting on the tip of the ear.

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Natural K-Cosmetic Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a holistic method of treatment, and a beautiful one too. Literally.

 

Cosmetic acupuncture is a growing treatment practice throughout the world with various benefits. It utilizes no chemicals, and has very minor to no side effects.

Such benefits include:

1.   Anti-aging

2.   Anti-acne

3.   Reduces fine wrinkles

4.   Lifting sagging skin

5.   Promoting skin elasticity

6.   Skin brightening

7.   New skin regeneration

8.   And many many more

 

Patients leave their final treatment with younger, smoother, and firmer skin.

Rejuvenate your daily look!

How we do K-Cosmetic Acupuncture

1. Prep the skin before treatment

2. Receive acupuncture

3. LED light therapy with acupuncture

4. Remove the needles after 15-20min 

5. Calm the skin with cooling tool

6. Cavi-lipo RF therapy

7. Guasha Therapy & Relaxing Facial massage

8. Applying Vitamin C and other serums on face

9. Neck and shoulder massage with massage oil

10. finish with a relaxing ending

*Warning

Because cosmetic acupuncture is localized around the face, and the face is a heavenly home of countless thin blood vessels, it is advised that bruising on the face may occur. Please speak with our practitioner for further details.

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