Acupuncture restores the body’s flow of energy or Qi strengthening its ability to defend itself against disease. It reduces pain, calms the nervous system and improves overall health and well-being and has also been shown to increase blood circulation in treated areas as well as reduce inflammation.  An acupuncture treatment starts with the identification of key health issues and the establishment of a diagnosis and treatment plan based on principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Other treatment modalities often practiced under the umbrella of acupuncture are Auricular Therapy, Cupping and recommendation on lifestyle.