Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine sterile needles into specific points on the body located on pathways that traverse the body. Stimulating these acupuncture points restores the flow of Qi throughout the body which among other things can relieve pain and discomfort.
Chinese herbal medicine has over 450 substances that are commonly used and most of these are comprised of parts of plants, such as leaves, seeds, stems, twigs, roots, flowers, fruits as well as some minerals. Matthew will provide individual prescriptions to address the diagnosis.
Due to the numerous women’s health issues that exist it is impossible to discuss each of them. However, the general aim of treatment is to regulate imbalance by nourishing deficiencies and promoting qi and blood circulation, which often is disrupted through various factors.