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Welcome

Welcome to Applewood Acupuncture & Wellness Center Applewood Acupuncture & Wellness Center began only as an acupuncture and herbal clinic, and later expanded to Acupressure / Tui Na / Massage Therapy, Biopuncture / Acupuncture (trigger)point injection, Thermography / Medical Thermal Imaging, Advanced Ion Theraputics, Ear Candling and Tai Chi & Qi Gong classes. At this […]

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What is Thermography / Medical Thermal Imaging and how does it work?

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What are herbs and how do they work?

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How should I prepare myself for an acupuncture treatment?

We recommend that you wear loose clothing. Do not come in on a full or empty stomach. Avoid excessive exercise on the day of the treatment. For best results, please rest 1 hour before and after the treatment. If possible, do not brush your tongue for 3 days before the acupuncture visit, because the tongue […]

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Do the acupuncture needles hurt?

Many people assume that acupuncture must be painful. Fortunately, they are wrong. Normally you do not feel pain at all. Acupuncture needles are just as thin as your hair (1/17,000 – 1/18,000) of an inch in diameter. When an acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin, you may feel a pinch, like a mosquito bite […]

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How many treatments will I need?

Treatment lengths are dependent on the complaint or condition. Most patients need about 1-2 treatments a week to start. Then the treatment will be adjusted to about once a week or once every two weeks, depending on the condition. Some patients respond very well to the treatment and can feel an improvement after 1-2 treatments. […]

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What does acupuncture treat?

The international World Health Organization has determined that acupuncture can treat the following diseases: – Upper respiratory tract: Acute sinusitis, acute rhinitis, common cold, acute tonsillitis – Respiratory system: Acute bronchitis, broncial asthma (most effective in children and in patients without complicating conditions) -Eye disorders: Acute conjuctivitis, pseudomyopia (in children), cataracts (without complications) -Mouth disorders: […]

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What is acupuncture and how does it work?

Acupuncture, developed in ancient China, is one of the oldest, natural healing techniques in the world. This very highly regarded practice has been administered for over 5,000 years. Based on the internal balance of energy, acupuncture aims to restore the ideal equilibrium of balance throughout the human body. This is accomplished by stimulating certain anatomical […]

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