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What is Acupuncture?

Several thousand years ago, East Asian practitioners discovered that the body can form imbalances as a result of the various physical and mental stresses of life. Chinese medical theory explains these imbalances as blockages that can disrupt the movement of the body's vital energy (qi) along the meridian pathways.  These pathways are channels through which the body's energy is thought to flow. Acupuncture effectively and safely restores the smooth flow of qi through the channels with the gentle insertion and manipulation of needles at specific points on the body. When the flow of qi is restored, imbalances are corrected, symptoms are reduced or relieved, and the body can more effectively heal itself.

Having evolved over thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the oldest continually practiced medical modalities in the world. It is now used by one third of the world's population as a means of primary health care and is endorsed by the World Health Organization for it's effectiveness in treating over 40 conditions, such as depression, headaches, allergies, and stress. 

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Below are some common conditions Chinese Medicine can treat. Please feel free to contact me about your specific health condition.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Pain

  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle pain
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Leg, ankle and foot pain
  • Arm, wrist and hand pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Jaw pain (TMJ)
  • Dental pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Postoperative pain

Digestive Issues & Nausea

  • Heartburn, Acid Reflux
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Chronic indigestion
  • Chronic loose stools or constipation
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting

Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Depression

Respiratory Complaints

  • Sinusitis
  • Allergies

Reproductive Issues

  • Infertility
  • Increased efficacy of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

 

 

Dawn Kulak Tubb, M.Ac, L.Ac
301-325-6722
dmkulak@yahoo.com

Dawn Acupuncture
Serving Howard County, MD
Located in Northern Laurel
Off Routes 29 & 216

Mondays 4:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesdays 11:00am- 4:30pm
Wednesdays 3:00pm-8:00pm
Fridays 10:00am-3:00pm