Benefits of Acupuncture


Acupuncture can address the bodies’ problems at many levels,from emotional to physical,from chronic to acute. The power of acupuncture is treating the patient as a whole entity.This is why on your initial appointment an extensive history of your health is taken and a complete exam of your pulse and abdomen are performed. This gives us clues as how to proceed with your treatment in order to promote and restore the balance of energy in your body. If your energy(or Qi) is abundant and flowing then you are in a state of health. Because of the stresses of our modern life our Qi is generally not abundant and flowing.Acupuncture can be used to address a wide variety of conditions from emotional problems to digestive complaints to endocrine disorders.Pain due to injuries or associated with chronic degenerative diseases such as osteo or rheumatoid arthritis can be relieved .It can also be helpful in treating nuerological disorders like migraines or Parkinsons disease,nueralgias, headaches.restless leg syndrome.

Neal treats in the tradition of his two main teachers: Sensei Masahilo Nakazono and Sensei Kiiko Matsumto.These styles of  acupuncture allows the treatment of difficult and complicated cases. By using a systematic palpation method designed to provide instant feedback,The practitioner can follow a palpation sequence which establishes a diagnosis and suggests several treatment options which might be effective for treating a particular patient. Once learned, palpation of reflex points on the neck and abdomen become an easy method to use for obtaining instant feedback as to the patient’s condition of health and to the efficacy of your treatment.Acupuncture addresses the patient’s health issues from several levels. By looking more deeply into the structural and or constitutional imbalances, which often underlie a patient’s symptomatic complaints, the practitioner is able to assist in a more complete and lasting healing. It is precisely this holistic approach which gives a  acupuncture the ability to help patients with the most complex issues. Often by seeing the patient’s problem from this broader perspective, the practitioner can solve difficult cases.