Acupuncture for General Health

With Chinese Medicine

We address  your mental and physical responses to stress, hormone regulation, pain and injuries, inflammation, and immune regulation. We also do a thorough assessment of your diet and lifestyle, and suggest herbal medicine if needed.


Chinese medicine can effectively and safely address:


  • Pain & injuries
  • Digestive health
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Sleep issues
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Allergies & sinus problems
  • Immunity & infection
  • Inflammation
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Cancer support
  • Cystic/poly cystic ovaries, menstrual disorders, uterine fibroids, endometriosis,  perimenopause, menopause 
  • Diminished ovarian reserve & sperm quality
  • Erectile dysfunction & prostate issues 

Modern Research

Proven Effective

Chinese medicine has been documented and practiced over 3,000 years. We are beginning to understand the science of this ancient medicine with the support of new studies conducted by leading scientists, hospitals, and medical research facilities all over the world.


According to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, 51% of medical doctors understand the efficacy and value of acupuncture, and refer their patients to Chinese medicine more than any other alternative care provider. 


Chinese medicine has a proven record of helping with: 

  • Acute and chronic pain management
  • Endocrine, circulatory and systemic conditions
  • Nausea, from pregnancy as well as from cancer treatments
  • Digestive issues
  • Bronchial and allergic asthma
  • Immune system function
  • Wound healing from accidents or surgery

How Acupuncture Works:

  1. Neurotransmitter Theory: Acupuncture affects higher brain areas, stimulating the secretion of beta-endorphins and enkephalins in the brain and spinal cord. The release of neurotransmitters influences the immune system and the antinociceptive system.
  2. Autonomic Nervous System Theory: Acupuncture stimulates the release of norepinephrine, acetylcholine and several types of opioids, affecting changes in their turnover rate, normalizing the autonomic nervous system, and reducing pain.
  3. Vascular-interstitial Theory: Acupuncture effects the electrical system of the body by creating or enhancing closed-circuit transport in tissues. This facilitates healing by allowing the transfer of material and electrical energy between normal and injured tissues.
  4. Blood Chemistry Theory: Acupuncture affects the blood concentrations of triglycerides, cholesterol, and phospholipids, suggesting that acupuncture can both raise and diminish peripheral blood components, thereby regulating the body toward homeostasis.
  5. Gate Control Theory: Acupuncture activates non-nociceptive receptors that inhibit the transmission of nociceptive signals in the dorsal horn, “gating out” painful stimuli.

Acupuncture: Safe & Effective

Acupuncture: Safe & Effective

Additional Resources

These websites offer additional information and research about ailments benefitting from  Chinese medicine. 

Have Questions?

If you have questions about current research and the proven efficacy of Chinese medicine, just ask! Kim and Loren have extensive knowledge and can point you to research if you're interested.