What is Chinese Acupuncture?

Acupuncture originates from China and has been practiced for thousands of years. Chinese acupuncture develops under the guidance of Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM)    with  Its essential theory is the doctrine of meridians and collaterals which directly guiding the acupuncture clinical practice. Meridians refer to the routes There are365 classical acupuncture points associated with the 14 Meridians. By means of  needing, acupuncture can stimulate the body and active the regulating function of the body to improve and rectify the disturbance and dysfunction of the body in certain condition, restore the health and wellbeing. Many studies have demonstrated that Chinese acupuncture can cause multiple biological responses. They can occur locally at, close to the site of application or at a distance. These responses are mediated mainly by sensory neurons to many structures within the central nervous system. This can lead to activation of pathways affecting various physiological systems in the brain as well as in the periphery. Alteration in the secretion of neurotransmitters and neurohormones ,as well as changes in he regulation of blood flow, both centrally and peripherally, have been documented .There is also evidence that there are alteration in immune functions produced by Chinese acupuncture.


What conditions can be treated by Acupuncture?

Dr. He  has experience treating a wide variety of health conditions and illnesses such as:

  • Neck and shoulder stiffness and pain
  • Low back and hip pain
  • Sports injuries :tennis elbow, muscle strain.
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ pain
  • Bell’s palsy
  • MS
  • Siatica
  • IBS and other digestive disorders
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Infertility
  • Anxiety, stress and depression
  • Pregnancy related symptoms: morning sickness

Does acupuncture hurt?

Although acupuncture is not sensation free, what patients feel is far from pain. You may experience a mild warming , pulsating, or gentle aching around the points. These patients are initially wary of the claim that acupuncture doesn’t hurt, they soon discover that the experience is quite pleasurable.


How many treatment will I need?

Most health problems take more than one treatment to resolve. We generally recommend a course of six treatment.


I dislike acupuncture, can I benefit from Dr. He’s other treatment ?

Yes. Dr. He offers a  professional Trigger/Meridian points pressure treatment , which can make your strain condition relieve.


Is there any insurance coverage for acupuncture treatment?

Many insurance plans offer coverage for acupuncture treatment, Please check with your insurance carrier to determine acupuncture benefits and coverage .


Do you offer free parking?

There are 2 hours limited free parking  on the street .