Acupuncture And Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Bentonville

Receive Traditional  Acupuncture in Bentonville, NWA.   Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of traditional medicine in use today.  This traditional healing modality has continued to develop without interruption for several thousand years. There has been no reason to change it, alter it or dismiss any of its truths since it has always been right. A truly wholistic medicine, it holds together and considers the whole system when diagnosing a patient.  As a practitioner, no matter how hard I try, no matter what information a patient presents, I can always make sense of it.  I can always find the way to help, even in the midst of complicated, difficult to cure conditions. conditions can be helped to some degree.  Back pain, neck pain, shoulder and knee pain, digestive disorders, urinary difficulties, emotional imbalances. Circulatory disorders, heart disease, diabetes, weight issues. These all can be managed or helped with acupuncture and related techniques.

Oriental medicine utilizes a number of different modalities.  These include acupuncture, chinese herbology and cupping. Moxabustion involves burning aged mugwort close to or directly on the skin and is used in place of acupuncture for some patients.  Chinese massage and food and diet therapy are often used as part of a treatment plan.


  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Knee Pain
  • Periarthritis of the Shoulder
  • Sprains
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Dental Pain
  • Tempromandibular (TMJ) Dysfunction
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Induction of Labor
  • Correction of Malposition Of Fetus
  • Morning Sickness
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Stroke
  • Essential Hypertension
  • Primary Hypotension
  • Renal Colic
  • Leucopenia
  • Adverse Reactions to Radiation or Chemotherapy
  • Allergic Rhinitis, Including Hay Fever
  • Biliary Colic
  • Depression
  • Acute Bacillary Dysentery
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea
  • Acute Epigastralgia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Acute and Chronic Gastritis

Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Ancient Art of Healing

Traditional Chinese Medicine is the earliest recorded medicine practiced in China. An ancient healthcare system that has prevailed for thousands years, it is a culmination of modalities that developed over many regions  in ancient China. Acupuncture, Chinese herbology, Tui Na or Chinese massage, exercises such as Qi Gong and Tai Qi, and food and diet therapy. Alternative versions of Chinese medicine have develop in many Asian countries, including Japan, Thailand, Korea and Vietnam, Hence,  Oriental Medicine.

In the last century, Oriental Medicine has been enthusiastically embraced FiveChart2in countries such as France, Germany and the US, to include new systems of treatment like Auricular Acupuncture and Scalp Acupuncture. A treatment was developed in Europe called MicroAcupuncture and is offered at the Arkansas Acupuncture Center for the treatment of degenerative eye disorders like Macular Degeneration and Retinitis Pigmentosa, and circulation problems like peripheral neuropathy.

Although Traditional Chinese Medicine is considered the original medicine of China, in modern times the term Traditional Chinese Medicine denotes a specific way to diagnosis and treat disease, different in style from other forms of Oriental Medicine such as Five Element Acupuncture, and the styles that developed in Japan and Korea. However, there are underlying characteristics common to all forms of Oriental Medicine. Inserting needles into specific acupuncture points, the acupuncture channels,  burning moxibustion on acupuncture points.  Also, the use of herbs in prescription form, physical exercise used to move the qi, massage to help move qi, and the underlying philosophy.