“The good physician treats the disease; The great physician treats the
patient who has the disease”– William Osler

What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture uses thin, pre-sterilized, disposable needles to treat underlying “qi” (pronounced “chi”) imbalances in the body. When the imbalance is treated, there is greater harmony in the body. The most important thing is to know that the body is governed by “qi”....

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What will happen during my first acupuncture session?

You have made your appointment for your first acupuncture session, now what? Each practitioner does things differently. I will send you a confirmation with your appointment date and time, details about parking, paperwork, and any other details that may be pertinent to...

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Yes, I’m an acupuncturist!

When I tell someone I am an acupuncturist, I get a few different responses: “That is so interesting! I really believe in that!” “I don’t know about that, what is that?” “I don’t know what to say next…” The first response is the most common. When I hear this, I...

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Does Acupuncture Hurt?

This is the most common question I get as an acupuncturist. The answer is… well, sometimes. The thin, flexible acupuncture needle is inserted just beneath the skin’s surface. Sensations vary by person from a dull ache to a tingling sensation. Any pain felt during...

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