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”....

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...

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...