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Why do they want to feel my pulse?

There are twelve pulse positions on each wrist that we will palpate. Each position corresponds to a specific meridian and organ. We will be looking for twenty-seven individual qualities that reflect overall health. If there are any problems, they may appear in the pulse. Feel free to ask what we are doing and why!

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What will my acupuncturist do?

During the initial exam a full health history will be taken. Questions will be asked regarding symptoms, health and lifestyle. We will also  check pulses and your tongue and may conduct a physical exam. This information is then organized to create a complete, accurate and comprehensive diagnosis of where Qi has become blocked or imbalanced. After the interview process you

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an effective form of health care that has evolved into a complete and holistic medical system. Practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine have used this noninvasive medical system to diagnose and help millions of people get well and stay healthy.

An acupuncturist will place fine, sterile needles at specific acupoints on the body. This activates the body’s Qi

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