Your initial consultation in our Honolulu offices includes a thorough review of your personal and medical history, a complete Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic questionnaire and a physical exam. From that we determine the right TCM diagnosis so we can create a specific treatment plan for you. This session takes approximately one hour.
Thin, sterile disposable needles are used to activate energy flow in your meridians on the body through specific acupuncture points. We can treat a wide variety of issues including fertility, persistent pain, weight loss and many ailments. Each session lasts between 45-60 minutes and includes optional heat therapy.
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Essential oils have been used throughout recorded history for a wide variety of wellness applications. The Egyptians were some of the first people to use aromatic essential oils extensively in medical practice, beauty treatment, food preparation, and in religious ceremonies. At our center, we use the oils for aromatherapy and apply topically as an adjunct therapy to acupuncture treatment.
Pulsating, low-level electrical current is added to the acupuncture needles to provide stronger stimulation in areas that require faster healing such as your muscles, tissues, and joints. This method is very effective to treat post-stroke patients to reactivate muscle fibers.
Moxibustion is composed of an herb called mugwort to promote blood circulation and warm acupuncture points to accelerate the healing process. Indirect moxibustion is used during an acupuncture treatment to improve blood circulation and deliver warmth locally to help improve recovery of injured tendons, ligaments, and muscles.
Cupping is a technique in which glass cups are heated from the inside with fire to create a vacuum and then placed on the afflicted area of the body. The cup's suction pulls at the skin and draws out toxins from the body. It is used for sore muscles, tension, neck pain and common cold.
Chinese herbal medicine will only be used in conjunction with acupuncture treatments. Patients will be prescribed high quality herbal formulas made and packaged by a reputable American herbal company. Granules or powders will be used for efficacy and your convenience.
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Acupuncture in Honolulu
What can acupuncture treat?
Get healing acupuncture treatments in our Honolulu offices from an experienced, knowledgeable practitioner. Enjoy painless, comfortable application of this time-tested technique, proven to relieve afflictions. Our acupuncture can treat your: Fertility Issues, Depression, Insomnia, Sciatica, Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Migraines, Headaches, , Stress & Anxiety Relief, Menopause, Anxiety, Menstrual Disorders, Bell's Palsy, Digestive Disorders, Asthma, Seasonal Allergies, Wellness Maintenance;. Mei-Lin Maunakea has trained extensively in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, including a Masters Degree from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. You are in the best of hands from the moment you come in.
What Is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. Its effectiveness has been observed and documented not for years, but for centuries. Research has shown that acupuncture affects regulation of the body's nervous systems, encouraging the release of endorphins and stimulating immune cell function. By doing so, it helps restore the natural energy flow in the body to treat and prevent ailments.
How Is Acupuncture Applied?
During a typical session, an acupuncturist will place fine, sterile needles at specific points along the body's meridian pathways. It is painless and completely safe. The applications eliminate obstructions and balance your energy flow, or Qi (pron. Chee). Once this is done, Qi can freely circulate, extinguishing the pain, or issue, and allowing your body to use its ability to heal itself. Though it is an effective treatment of pain, it can also relieve your problems with: Fertility, Headaches, Tobacco Dependence, Morning Sickness, Allergies, Nausea, Induction of Labor, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Arthritis, and many other complaints.
Electro-Acupuncture in Honolulu
Find Out If Electro-Acupuncture Is Right For You - Contact us today at our Honolulu, Hawaii offices or Book Your Appointment Online now on the day & time that's right for you. Talk to Mei-Lin about your condition and figure out what the right treatment is for you. We're ready to get you back on the path to health and wellness!
ACUPUNCTURE & CUPPING
Both therapies are natural and can help the body to relieve muscle tension and alleviate pain.
What Does Electro-Acupuncture/Electrotherapy Treat?
Moxibustion treatments can be done directly as part of the acupuncture process or indirectly, through the burning of a moxa stick which is held near the application point or area. This has a wide variety of applications including: Turning of breech babies during pregnancy to the safer head-down position, Fertility issues, Arthritis, Tendonitis, Sports Injuries, Colds and other persistent conditions. Your specific issue and other factors will determine whether it is best to apply the treatment directly through acupuncture or through the indirect method. Be assured that this heat therapy is safe and will not cause you any discomfort.
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Cupping Therapy in Honolulu
CUPPING is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that can be done by itself or combined with acupuncture to achieve the best results for your particular health issues. Mei-Lin uses glass cups to stimulate the meridians, in a similar manner to the acupuncture process, using heat to creat suction on a precise point of your body. The treatments are done in the privacy of our offices in the Kuakini Medical Center.
Cupping can be used to treat and benefit
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Our goal is simple, to help you achieve your best health and well-being through Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This includes, but is not limited to, acupuncture treatments, herbal supplements, and lifestyle changes. Our services include different modalities used in TCM to provide individualized, safe, and effective treatments in a relaxing yet professional environment.