Acupuncture is an amazing tool to help manage hormonal imbalances.
I have ongoing success at helping people with irregular periods, heavy periods, missing periods, painful menstruation, PMS, infertility, PCOS, and more. I also see many patients for menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes, brain fog, sluggishness, and sleep disturbances.
When I insert acupuncture needles into your acupuncture points, your nervous system and your brain react to those needles by releasing relaxing endorphins. The endorphins flood through your body, helping you to release tension and bringing you back into homeostasis. Most people find some immediate relief and are able to manage their stress more easily for several days or weeks after treatment.
Proper training for the cupping therapist is essential. Cupping can be a very good deep tissue therapy in the right hands, but a quick search online will bring up horror stories and nasty photos. Cupping can be a bit of an intense therapy, but it should never be painful. With modern equipment, cupping massage can be very relaxing and gentle.
Every therapy I offer to you, I have tried myself. I know what works and what doesn’t from personal experience.
I can help you manage your pain and keep you active and kicking ass!
I understand. Let’s do this!
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.