ACUPUNCTURE

BALANCE METHOD ACUPUNCTURE

Balance Method Acupuncture is a systematic way to balance Yin and Yang, Internal and External, Upper and Lower thus ensuring a free flow of Qi ( 氣). Between the acupuncture meridians, there is an intricate web that connects them. With this method, blockages are cleared by opening gates that connect the affected meridians. This promotes a healthy balance and flow between the 5 Elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.

    In this way, Balance Method Acupuncture is both gentle and effective at harmonizing our systems, alleviating symptoms, and supporting chronic conditions.

Each session takes approximately 40 minutes.

Ideal for

  • Chronic pain
  • Fatigue
  • Stress and relaxation
  • Sleeping problems
  • Gut health
  • Menstrual disorders

ANCIENT UNDERSTANDINGS

In modern-day we use phrases like mutual care and concern between two people (肝胆相照 ) and being in a state of worry and trepidation (提心吊胆 ). These phrases are rooted in Chinese medicine concepts and speak of the ancient understanding of the relationship between the Liver 肝 and Gallbladder 胆, as the Yin and Yang organs of the Wood element, and the Heart 心 and Gall bladder 胆 as Horary clock opposites. Balance Method Acupuncture harnesses the power of these ancient understandings to promote health.

References:

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2. Vickers AJ, Cronin AM, Maschino AC, et al. Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 172.19 (2012) :1444–1453. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3654.

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4. Woo HL, Ji HR, Pak YK, et al. The efficacy and safety of acupuncture in women with primary dysmenorrhea: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018;97(23):e11007. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000011007

5. Kim JE, Seo BK, Choi JB, et al. “Acupuncture for chronic fatigue syndrome and idiopathic chronic fatigue: a multicenter, nonblinded, randomized controlled trial”. Trials. 16.314 (2015). doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0857-0.

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