Acupuncture and TCM
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine offer the accumulated experience of thousands of years in China, kept up to date by modern researchs. The sterile disposable needles used are so tiny and thin that most people feel no pain from them. Treatments of acupuncture, heat -also called Moxabustion, Cupping, and/or electric stimulation on the acupuncture points of the meridians all over the body, concentrates blood circulation and the body’s own healing energy- also called Qi 氣 to related body system. The doctor will often prescribe herbal medicine which also promotes the healing process.
Naturopathic medicine uses methods in harmony with nature to restore patients health. Naturopathic Physicians(N.D.’s) are licensed in Washington as primary care doctors. They are committed to treating the whole person as an individual, not just the disease. In practice, ND’s diagnose by extensive patient history, physical examination laboratory testing, nutritional and diet assessments. Treatment modalities include Botanical and Homeopathic Medicines, Manipulation and Physical Therapies, Preventative Medicine, Diet and Exercise Counseling, Lab Tests and some Drug therapy when needed.