Services:

Treating with Acupuncture

Acupuncture Treatment

90 min first visit,

75 min returning visits

Price: varies by location

Includes medical intake, acupuncture treatment, and more.

 

  • In our intake, we will discuss your life-long medical history, current symptoms, and medications. I will take your pulse using the renowned Shen-Hammer pulse method, a sensitive and elegant diagnostic tool. To complete the full diagnostic picture, I will look at your tongue.

 

  • Your acupuncture treatment will consist of 10-15 needles, gently inserted and retained for about 25 minutes. If indicated, your treatment may include moxibustion, cupping, or gua sha at no extra cost, (see below to learn more about these modalities). If recommended, a Chinese herbal prescription can be emailed to you from one of our online herbal dispensaries (Golden Needle or AcuMarket), at an additional cost.

 

  • Please wear comfortable, loose clothing.

  • Please eat a normal breakfast/lunch or snack before your treatment.

Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture Rejuvenation

90 minutes

$125

Available only at

Powell Chiropractic Health Center

Includes medical intake, acupuncture treatment, and more.

 

  • In our intake, we will discuss your life-long medical history, current symptoms, and medications. I will take your pulse using the renowned Shen-Hammer pulse method, a sensitive and elegant diagnostic tool. To complete the full diagnostic picture, I will look at your tongue.

  • Facial photos will be taken before and after your treatment.

 

  • Your cosmetic acupuncture treatment will consist of 8-12 needles gently placed in your feet and body, and then tiny facial acupuncture needles will be used on your face and head to "lift" the face and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.  All needles will be retained for about 2o minutes. After the acupuncture needles are removed, your treatment will include facial cupping and facial gua sha at no extra cost. Facial cupping and gua sha is not meant to leave a mark on the face. If recommended, a Chinese herbal prescription will be prescribed for you at an additional cost.

 

  • Please wear comfortable, loose clothing.

  • Please eat a normal breakfast/lunch or snack before your treatment.

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Microneedling

60 minutes

$275

Available only at

Powell Chiropractic Health Center

With a Microneedling, pen, 16 tiny needles are used to stimulate your skin's natural healing process and assist with collagen production. Microneedling can:

  • Treat acne scars and rosacea

  • Reduce pore size

  • Treat fine lines

  • Improve firmness

  • Significantly enhance the absorption of serums

  • Restore hair growth (eyebrows, beard area, or scalp)

  • Reduce stretch marks on the body

  • And much more ...

Before your microneedling treatment, numbing cream will be applied to your face. While the numbing cream sets for 20 minutes, you will receive microneedling on the décolleté area. After microneedling, you will receive a complimentary post-treatment kit containing four sample-size Image skin care products.​

Note: many spas charge an extra $150 for microneedling the décolleté area as an add-on. It is included here.

Modalities:

All About Acupuncture

Acupuncture consists of inserting fine, filiform needles into particular points on the body, with functions that have been empirically and clinically recognized as effective for over 3,000 years. Acupuncture is relatively painless, and can be applied consistently without complications or side effects. Acupuncture can enhance overall health, including both mental and physical strength, energy, and endurance. I use sterile, single-use disposable needles, employing gentle techniques that allow the experience to be relatively pain-free.

Acupuncture

Moxibustion

Moxa (artemesiae argyi folium), or mugwort leaf, is a wooly, aromatic herb that is often burned at the head of an acupuncture needle, thereby warming the point under it. For example, needles with moxa around the knee can bring circulation to the area, decrease swelling, and improve movement. Moxa can also be wrapped in a cigar-like "moxa pole" and used to warm the skin. Some acupuncturists use tiny moxa "stick-ons." The benefits of moxa also include healing stagnation, improving circulation, and tonifying weakness.

Moxa

Gua Sha

Gua sha involves scraping oiled skin with a porcelain soup spoon or special tools made from jade or rose quartz. Like cupping, gua sha helps relieve stagnation, and can smooth tense muscles for a healing effect. Gua sha on the body leaves a red discoloration ("sha") similar to cupping, which fades in a few days, as the stagnation in the muscles works its way to the surface of the skin and out of the body. Gua sha feels wonderful, like a massage, and is not painful.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine

We prescribe prepared Chinese herbal medicines in the form of tablets, capsules, and granules, using online dispensaries from Golden Needle and AcuMarket. Herbal formulas are especially indicated for internal medical conditions, and together with acupuncture, are integral to the healing process. Formulas without the use of animal products or mushrooms can be made upon request. Please inform your practitioner of any allergies, religious restrictions, or dietary choices such as vegan/vegetarian.

Herbal Medicine

Cupping Therapy

Maybe you have seen the cupping marks on Olympic swimmers on TV? Cupping has been around for thousands of years, and involves placing a suction cup on an area where there is pain and stagnation. "Fire cupping" involves using a small flame to heat the inside of a glass cup, thereby creating a suction. Cupping feels great because it moves Qi and blood, eases pain, and releases tight muscles. It leaves a painless red mark for a few days, as stagnation is brought to the surface of the skin and cleared away by the body. This harmless discoloration is called "sha."

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Acupuncture Injection Therapy

Coming soon ...

Cosmetic Oils