Acupuncture :

For nearly 3000 years the Chinese have utilized the science and art of acupuncture. Originally pointed stones were utilized to stimulate points on the body providing relief from a wide spectrum of ailments. As time passed, meridians or channels of Qi were mapped out. Along these specific pathways points were found that proved to function in specific ways time and time again. From this lineage of knowledge handed down from one generation to the next for the last 3000 years we have what is known in modern times as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Historically there are 365 points along the 14 primary channels.

Auricular Acupuncture :

Auricular acupuncture can treat virtually any ailment, however some diseases have limitations to what can be achieved with auricular treatment and it is necessary to combine some other therapies. It is known to help headaches, body aches, night sweats, sleep disturbances, tremors, anxiety, depression, increase mental clarity, decrease anger, and reduces cravings for alcohol and other drugs. Please let us know if you are pregnant or have a history of miscarriage.

Electro Acupuncture :

Electro-acupuncture is the application of a pulsating electrical current to acupuncture needles. Stimulating the acupuncture points this way was developed in China around 1934. The acupuncture needles are inserted normally. Once the Qi reaction is attained by hand manipulation an electrode attach to the needle provides continued point stimulation. The benefits of using electrical stimulation are many. The correct amount of stimulation for the patient’s condition is easily obtained with electro-acupuncture. A reduction in total treatment time can be achieved by providing a continued stimulus. It can produce a stronger stimulation, if desired, without causing tissue damage associated with twirling and lifting and thrusting the needle. According to the Chinese literature, especially good results are expected from electro-acupuncture treatment of neurological diseases, including chronic pain, spasm, and paralysis. In patients with serious cardiac diseases, however, the method should be used with caution. It is generally recommended to avoid placing electrodes near the heart, as the heart can respond adversely to electrical impulses.

"I appreciate Ron's dedication, passion and ingenuity in the field of Acupuncture and Chinese medicine. He has developed successful bee venom therapies for difficult cases of arthritis and stroke patients, grows and harvests Chinese herbal plants that he later turns into medicated plasters for patients, and applies his background in martial arts to his acupuncture style. Ron has immersed himself wholeheartedly in a life of Chinese Medicine, and is committed to sharing the benefits of his endeavors with his patients."
- Kate Fennelly

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