• The Basics

    What is Acupuncture?

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Acupuncture, an Ancient Wisdom Acupuncture is an alternative medicine that has been around for a long period of time and some say that it is four to five thousand years old. Acupuncture is part of the five branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), with Chinese medicinal herbs, Chinese diet, Tui Na massage, and energy exercises such as Qi Gong and Tai Chi. Acupuncture is a holistic approach which means that it treats the person as a whole, taking into consideration not only the physical symptoms but also the mental, emotional, social, and environmental factors. It acts on the Qi, the energy which circulates in the body…

  • Techniques

    What is the AcuGraph?

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The AcuGraph is a digital imaging system that allows an in-depth analysis of the state of the acupuncture meridians. The examination is painless and is performed very quickly by touching the skin while using a probe in specific places on the hands and feet. With the AcuGraph, we get a series of graphs that give a detailed picture of the balances and imbalances of Qi (energy) in your meridians. This helps to make more informed decisions about your condition and thus give you the best possible treatment. Plus, the AcuGraph makes it easy to track your health from one treatment to the next. AcuGraph is a…