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Client Question – Difference between Chinese and North American Acupuncture?

Client Question – Difference between Chinese and North American Acupuncture?

Getting down to the main differences… most Chinese trained practitioners use Chinese medicine theories to diagnose and treat patients. 
We look at the flow of qi, relationships of the organs and meridians AND the modern scientific version of anatomy and physiology when treating.
Most “western” people practicing acupuncture are only practicing for musculoskeletal issues. Going only on the anatomy and treating a specific injury. Only 1 body part instead of the person as a whole. eg. shoulder injury, knee injury, pulled muscle.

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Acupuncture for PMS and Menopause

Acupuncture for PMS and Menopause

This post has been written by request from a client who has been seeing me for several years. She wanted other women to have the benefits that she has been having for the last several years from acupuncture and cupping therapy.

She started seeing me several years ago for help managing her PMS symptoms. As the years have progressed, she has begun the transition into menopause. She was telling me just today how, every time she goes to the doctor, they ask her what she is doing to manage her menopausal symptoms. She tells them “acupuncture.”

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