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The Flesh Is The Surface Of The Unknown. Acupuncture and Qi (Energy)



You have probably heard the word Qi and wondered what it means.

Traditional Chinese medicine has become a very rich and sophisticated system of medicine with a great diversity of theories and applications. But at its root it seeks to understand and facilitate harmony in human life. In its broadest sense Qi is energy, it's universal. Qi embraces all manifestations of energy, from the most material aspects of energy (such as the earth beneath your feet, your phone and flesh and blood) to the most immaterial aspects (light, movement, heat, nerve impulses, thought, and emotion). Chinese medical classics state "Life is a gathering of Qi". A happy, healthy person is a dynamic but harmonious mixture of all the aspects of Qi that make up who we are. Qi is in a state of continuous change, transforming endlessly from one aspect of Qi into another. It is neither created nor is it ever destroyed; it simply changes in its manifestation.

As an acupuncturist my job is to ensure the free flow of Qi in your body, to bring the body back to balance. I access this energy by connecting via acupuncture points. There are hundreds of acupuncture points throughout the body, each one with its own particular action on the body. By inserting hair like needles into these points it is possible to have an effect in treating many health conditions.

Qi is your life force. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt.

I bring many therapeutic tools to the treatment table avoiding a one size fits all approach. This allows me to formulate an effective treatment strategy specific to your needs so you can get back to your life symptom free. Let me help you on your journey of recovery and get you back to health.

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