Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine
Acupuncture is an ancient method of healing that involves inserting thin, sterile needles into specific points on the body in order to rebalance the body’s energy and restore health.
Westerns scientific studies have confirmed that acupuncture can:
- Increase blood flow
- Stimulate the release of various hormones
- Reduce stress and pain.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has endorsed acupuncture as an effective treatment for the following conditions:
Musculoskeletal and Neurological conditions – back pain, sciatica, muscle cramping, and muscle pain.
Gynecological – infertility, premenstrual symptoms, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, menopausal symptoms
Others : anxiety, depression, insomnia, nervousness, neurosis, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, hyperacidity, indigestion, toothache
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Chinese herbal medicine, which can be used alone or in conjunction with acupuncture, is the most popular mode of treatment in China for gynecology and other internal medicine disorders. There are approximately 400 pharmacologically active plants and minerals commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM); formulations are customized to address each patient’s distinct condition.
At the Elements of Health Centre, we have an extensive dispensary of high quality herbal granulations. Our onsite pharmacy allows practitioners to customize the prescriptions for each patient.