Accessibility Tools

Acupressure for painful periods

Acupressure For Painful Periods Ah, that monthly visitor… sometimes a welcome guest, sometimes a ruthless tyrant. If you’re among the many who experience painful periods, know that you’re not alone. But you don’t have to suffer in silence! Today, we’re exploring an ancient, empowering tool for menstrual relief: acupressure. So, how does this work? Acupressure, like acupuncture, works on the principle of stimulating pressure points throughout the body that connect to energy channels (meridians). Applying gentle, sustained pressure to these points …

Read More

Acupuncture for kids Pasadena

Acupuncture for Kids

Acupuncture for Kids: Benefits, Effectiveness, and Why Kids Love It Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. It is believed that these points are connected to energy pathways, and that stimulating these points can help to improve health and well-being. Acupuncture is safe and effective for kids of all ages, and it can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including: Allergies Asthma Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Bedwetting …

Read More

The healing power of acupressure at home

The Healing Power Of Acupressure At Home In the realm of natural healing, both acupuncture and acupressure stand out as remarkable practices rooted in ancient traditions. Acupressure is an amazing needle-free alternative to acupuncture that you can do at the ease and comfort of your own home.  Essentially, acupressure emphasizes the balance of vital energy, or “Qi,” within the body. This balance is achieved by stimulating specific points along meridians – the body’s energy pathways. All you need to do …

Read More

pregnancy related migraines headaches

Pregnancy Related Migraines & Headaches

Treating Pregnancy Related Migraines & Headaches Pregnancy-related migraines and headaches can be debilitating, but worry not! Our experienced acupuncturists specialize in providing gentle and natural relief specifically tailored for expecting mothers. Acupuncture offers a holistic approach that addresses the root causes of your discomfort, providing you with the relief you deserve. If you or anyone you know is pregnant, please forward this message to them!   Here’s why acupuncture is an excellent choice for managing migraines and headaches during pregnancy: 1. Drug-free and safe: As an expectant …

Read More

IRREGULAR CYCLES treated by acupuncture

Dealing with Irregular Cycles?

Do you have irregular cycles? According to Chinese Medicine, this means the body is out of balance. Irregular cycles and things to look out for: Chinese Medicine deems a normal menstrual cycle to be between 24-35 days, with an average of 28 days. The duration of menses should be between 3-7 days, with 30-50ml of normal menstrual bleeding. In addition to the cycle length and amount, Chinese medicine believes normal menses should be: red in color, not too dark or light; the flow should …

Read More

acid reflux relief

Acid Reflux Relief Using Acupuncture

Learn how Acupuncture can help with acid reflux relief If you have been experiencing acid reflux or related symptoms and are looking for relief, book an acupuncture session with Krystal! Acupuncture has been used for centuries to address various health concerns, including digestive disorders like acid reflux. Our skilled and experienced acupuncturists have successfully helped numerous patients find relief from the discomfort and symptoms associated with acid reflux. Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points on the body, promoting the flow of energy, …

Read More

tinnitus findings and case studies

Tinnitus: Findings and Case Studies

Over the past few months, I have noticed an influx of patients who have come in with tinnitus, either as their main complaint or as a lingering symptom in addition to their primary health concern. Today, I want to discuss some of my findings and case studies with you. Interestingly enough, many of these cases seem to have worsened after getting Covid-19 or the Covid-19 vaccine. While there is no clinical evidence that directly correlates Covid-19 to tinnitus, I am …

Read More

acupressure points for irregular menses

Acupressure Points for Irregular Menses

Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves applying pressure to specific points on the body to promote healing and balance. While it’s important to consult with one of our licensed acupuncturists for personalized guidance, here are a few acupressure points that are believed to be helpful for irregular menses: Spleen 6 (SP6) or San Yin Jiao: Located about four finger widths above the inner ankle bone on the backside of the shin. Apply gentle pressure with your thumb …

Read More

Skin & Digestive Health

Skin & Digestive Health TCM Theory For SKin & Digestion Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help multiple health ailments, including Skin and Digestive problems. As we all know, TCM and Acupuncture aim to treat the root cause of any health concern that our patients have. What we find clinically is that digestion issues often show up on our faces as redness, acne, and rosacea. The Chinese Medicine diagnosis for this pattern is called Stomach Heat. Patients may have accompanying …

Read More

Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms

Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms Clinical trials show that acupuncture has a positive effect on stroke symptoms. Not only for post-stroke rehabilitation, but also as a preventive strategy. This could create cerebral ischemic tolerance, especially when it’s combined with electrotherapy as electroacupuncture. TCM & Acupuncture for Post Stroke Symptoms Stoke symptoms include: Weakness Paralysis Problems with balance or coordination Pain Numbness, burning and/or tingling sensations. Fatigue Acupuncture can help with weakness, rigidity, and pain of the muscles. It is …

Read More