Acupuncture FAQ

Acupuncture and Cupping

Cupping has been used in China for thousands of years. At first it was applied using cattle horns or cross sections of bamboo. To create negative pressure inside the horn or bamboo these ancient ‘cups’ where boiled in water or fire was ignited to expel the air and suck the cups onto the skin. These cups were used mostly to draw out pus and blood in the treatment of boils. Cupping was...

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Your First Acupuncture Appointment

Many people want to know what to expect at their first appointment. In many ways it is similar to any doctors appointment. There will be paperwork to fill out. You may notice a difference in the kinds of questions you are asked in your medical history. For example, I want to know if you have any particular taste in your mouth or if you prefer hot or cold drinks. As we go over your main complaint...

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Acupuncture Research

Here is a list of links to articles on the efficacy of acupuncture. Finding Science in Acupuncture View the here! Acupuncture Eases Low Back Pain View the

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