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Five Element Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a long-term illness that makes it difficult for individuals to complete usual activities. It can even make it difficult for many to get out of bed! 1 It is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for at least six months and cannot be fully explained by an […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Men’s Health

Similarly to acupuncture for women’s health, acupuncture can be a great remedy for issues surrounding men’s health. It is well established that five element acupuncture treats the underlying causes of pain and discomfort that result in additional issues. For men’s health, this can be stress that results in decreased sexual stamina, erectile dysfunction or low […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Women’s Health

If you’re a woman, then you know there’s A LOT that comes with being a woman. Especially when it comes to the health of our reproductive system. Women’s health covers a very large array of topics and issues, from pregnancy, menopause, breast cancer, childbirth, pelvic pain, heavy menstrual cycles, infertility etc. etc. and how all […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (or MSD’s) are defined as injuries or disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs. Some common examples of MSDs include carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries, osteoarthritis, tension neck syndrome and thoracic outlet compression. Work related musculoskeletal disorders are becoming increasingly common as more people work online […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Insomnia

It is estimated that about 50 percent of people suffer from some form of insomnia. Since the start of the pandemic there has been a significant rise in the number of people seeking treatment for insomnia. There are two main types of insomnia: short-term and chronic. Short term or acute insomnia can result from stressful […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Digestive Disorders

With digestive diseases on the rise, representing one of the country’s most serious health problems, resulting in chronic discomfort and pain, numerous hours lost to treatment or surgery, and an increasing rate of mortality, it is important to understand how Five Element Acupuncture can help.   It is estimated that each year around 63 million […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Five Element acupuncture treatment aims to restore the natural flow of the body and its healing systems, which is to address the root cause of chronic pain. The focus of treatment is long-term healing, not simply short-term relief.   There are often root causes way beyond the physical when it comes to chronic pain. An […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Depression

Survival in a fast-paced modern world can come at a cost, often manifesting itself as depression. Common belief is that depression results from a chemical imbalance, but that doesn’t really account for how complex depression can be. Research suggests that depression doesn’t emerge from having too much or too little of certain brain chemical. Rather, […]

Five Element Acupuncture for Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal reaction to different situations or circumstances that we may encounter day to day. For example, it is normal and healthy to have anxiety when we encounter a stressful situation at work or trouble in our relationships at home. Naturally, our body will go into a fight or flight response, also known […]

Happy Mother’s Day from Elements Acupuncture

A Chinese proverb says that if a mother is healthy and peaceful, her children and family will be strong. The best thing you can do for yourself AND your family is to get extra rest, love, and connection time. Easier said than done, right? Mothers who are at home during quarantine are facing the impossible: […]