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The Origin of Needles and Moxibustion in Acupuncture West Orange

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Acupuncture West Orange is many times combined with moxibustion therapy in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).  These combined modalities are so inextricably related to each other that they have a corresponding name; zhenjiu.  Zhen means needle while jiu means to burn.  Because these two treatments are used very often, a neologism called acu-moxa is now used for this treatment.  To better appreciate this treatment, the need to understand their origins becomes necessary.

Moxibustion is one of … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

October 8th, 2011 at 2:55 am

Acupuncture West Orange and the Kidneys

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Acupuncture West Orange was invented in China more than 2500 years ago as a way to treat different kinds of illnesses and disorders.  It is a treatment where ultra thin needles are inserted at vital points in the body to regulate and allow the smooth flow of chi.  Sterile, stainless steel, single use, newly packaged disposable needles are used to prevent infection and are inserted at energy entrances called acupuoints to control chi flow and … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 3rd, 2011 at 7:48 am

Acupuncture in West Orange for Depression and Anxiety

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Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health disorders in Australia today. Alarming rates of depression affect approximately 20-25% of Australians at some time in their life. Underlying low levels of anxiety within our society are rising as our stressful lives create an obstacle to balance, within our lives and ourselves.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) like West Orange acupuncture, the aim is to achieve this balance and return the body … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

October 1st, 2010 at 8:00 am