ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE MEDICINE

Serving the mid-south for over 40 years

Memphis

  • 515 N Highland St Memphis, TN 3812

  • (901) 323-9986

  • Working Hours

    Tuesday        7 AM – 4:30 PM

    Wednesday  1 PM – 5:00 PM

    Thursday      7AM – 4:30 PM

    Friday           7AM – 4:30 PM

    Saturday       7AM – 4:00 PM

Huntsville

  • 2707 Governors Dr SW Huntsville, AL 35805

  • (256) 539-4014

  • Working Hours

    Monday        12:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    Tuesday        12:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    Wednesday  7:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Muscle Shoals

  • 2155 Lime Kiln Rd Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

  • (256) 446-6607

  • Working Hours

    Monday        7:00 AM – 10:30 AM

    Tuesday        7:00 AM – 10:30 AM

    Wednesday  1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Services

Memphis Acupuncture Clinic & Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and energy-based exercises are all important components of Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine enhances the body’s innate capacity to self-modulate and heal. Originating thousands of years ago, it is one of the oldest forms of healing known in the world.
In the past two decades, acupuncturist Memphis has grown in popularity in the United States. According to the National Health Interview Survey millions of Americans have tried acupuncture.
Scientific research has shown that Memphis acupuncture clinic is effective in providing the following benefits:

  • Relieves pain
  • Regulates hormones in the brain to improve mood
  • Modulates blood pressure and heart rate
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Boosts immune system
  • Promotes whole body healing

In other words, acupuncture facilitates healing and recovery by systemically regulating the body to help us recover from illness.

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture? This ancient beauty secret is a virtually painless, natural approach to reducing the signs of aging and helping skin regain its youthful glow. Cosmetic acupuncture is a whole-body approach to wellness as it addresses the surface signs of aging as well as the internal stressors that contribute to the aging process.
How Does it Work? Needles as thin as a strand of hair are inserted carefully into key areas and creases in the face, causing tiny microtrauma to the skin that triggers an increase in blood flow and activates collagen production. Collagen, the body’s natural “filler,” increases muscle tone and elasticity. The increase in blood flow helps revitalize and nourish the skin, resulting in healthier skin, a dewy glow, and a more youthful appearance.

The BENEFITS of Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic acupuncture promotes subtle, natural looking changes to the skin over time. Benefits of cosmetic acupuncture include:

  • Reduction of Fine Lines Close
  • Softening of Deeper Wrinkles Open or Close
  • Lifting and Toning Muscles Open or Close
  • Evening of Skin Tone & Texture Open or Close
  • Reduction of Under-Eye Bags Open or Close
  • Complexion Improvement Open or Close
  • Better Skin Hydration Open or Close
  • Increase Circulation & Vitality

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Moxibustion

What is moxibustion?
Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which dried plant materials called “moxa” are burned on or very near the surface of the skin. The intention is to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences.
Moxa is usually made from the dried leafy material of Chinese mugwort (Artemesia argyi or A.vlugaris), but it can be made of other substances as well.

What exactly does the practitioner do?
In the U.S., practitioners generally hold a burning moxa stick close to, but not touching, the surface of the skin.
In this method, the moxa material is compressed into a stick or pole, looking not unlike an oversized cigar that can be lit and allowed to smolder, producing a unique form of very penetrating heat.
The smoldering moxa stick is held over specific areas, often, though not always, corresponding to certain acupuncture points. The glowing end of the moxa stick is held about an inch or two above the surface of the skin until the area reddens and becomes suffused with warmth.

When is moxibustion used?

Moxibustion is used for:

  • Pain due to injury or arthritis, especially in “cold” patterns where the pain naturally feels better with the application of heat
  • Digestive problems and irregular elimination
  • Gynecological and obstetrical conditions, including breech presentation in late-term pregnancy
  • Protection against cold and flu strains

Practitioners often do both acupuncture and moxibustion in the same clinic session when appropriate to the diagnosis and treatment strategy. Practitioners believe that the therapies increase each other’s effectiveness when used together.
Unlike acupuncture, which is almost always done by a trained practitioner in a clinic setting, moxibustion can be easily used at home. It is not uncommon for Chinese medical practitioners to train their patients to use moxa on themselves to strengthen the effect of the clinical sessions between appointments.

Cupping

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

Herbs

The origins of Chinese herbal medicine can be traced back at least 5,000 years. Chinese herbal medicine takes a natural and holistic approach to healthcare and is trusted by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds.l

Health & Wellness  

  • InBody health assessment
  • Nutrition and Fitness Counseling
  • Dietary and Nutritional supplementation
  • Anti-aging: facial rejuvenation, cosmetic Botox.
  • Fertility health and optimization

Integrative  Medicine

  • General neurology consultation
  • Botox for migraine, spasticity and blepharospasm
  • Trigger point injection for myofascial pain
  • Occipital nerve block for headaches
  • Carpal tunnel steroid injection
  • Low dose steroid injections for treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine           

Health & Wellness                   

Integrative  Medicine