Integrative Acupuncture Clinic (IAC) believes health and wellness come from many different sources. Both Holistic and Allopathic medicine are very powerful healers. At IAC we believe in integrating both of them to truly heal the body as a whole. We apply evidence-based practice to acupuncture and related therapies to achieve the highest standard of integrative care.
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve function. Sterile needles are able to relieve pain, improve digestion, reduce stress, and many other benefits. TCM encompasses many There are other Chinese medicine practices besides acupuncture such as electro-acupuncture, moxibustion (burning an herb above the skin to apply heat and specific acupuncture points), tui na (Chinese therapeutic massage), dietary and lifestyle therapy, and Tai Qi / Qigong Chinese Herbal Medicine constitutes the longest, most documented form of medicine in history. Herbal prescriptions are sophisticated, individualized, and take into consideration the patient's constitution, medical condition, and potential risks and benefits that may arise from taking supplements and other medications.
Massage therapy is a wonderful way to manage stress, reduce pain, recover from sports injuries or trauma, and add to your overall wellness program. It's a time to allow your body to heal itself as it was always meant to do.