We provide the following Acupuncture services to care for you -
Acupuncture - The World Health Organization named over 50 conditions that acupuncture has helped.
Common conditions include: Chronic Illness, Depression / Anxiety, Infections / Colds / Flu, Digestive
Problems, Chronic Fatigue, Gynecological Complaints, Injuries, Infertility, Prenatal Care, Insomnia,
Musculoskeletal Pain / Arthritis, Hormonal Imbalances, Sciatica, Migraines, Neuropathy and more...
Moxibustion - This treatment uses an herb called mugwort. It may be burned on the handle of the needle,
above the skin, on salt or on a slice of ginger. This is used to "warm" acupuncture points to quicken the
healing process. Moxibustion is also commonly done with warming pads by many acupuncturists.
Electric Stimulation - This is a techique where an low level electrical current is applied to the acupuncture
needles located at various points on the body. This is done to further stimulate the body'sQi and healing
Cupping - This is a therapy used for sore muscles, tension, neck pain, and the common cold. In this
therapy, your acupuncturist will place small glass or plastic "cups" over specific areas on your body. A
vacuum is created under the cup using heat or suction. They may be moved over an affected area or left in
place. You may leave the office looking as though a large octopus gave you a big hug. There is no need for
alarm. The slight redness will dissipate.
Facial Rejuvenation - This is a virtually painless, non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging
process. The technique involves the insertion of tiny acupuncture needles into specific areas of the face,
ears, neck, hands, feet, and legs to affect changes in the face as well as the whole body.
Herbal Medicine - Herbal rememdies have been around for centuries and long before modern medicine.
They are used to heal illness, disease and address psychological concerns. Herbal Medicine can treat
conditions such as: Asthma, Eczema, Premenstrual Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Migraines,
Menopausal Symptoms, Chronic Fatigue, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and more...
Eating Disorder Therapy - Overeating, undereating, anorexia, bulimia are all tough conditions to treat.
Using Acupuncture and Amino Acid Therapy, we evaluate your condition with every visit and work toward
achieving goals that ultimately help you recover and stay in good health.
Ryoko Takayama L.Ac.
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine