Broward Acupuncture & Holistic Medicine
Holistic and Integrative Treatments
Nutrition is nourishment, or the supply of materials - food - required by organisms and cells to stay alive. In human medicine, nutrition is the science or practice of consuming and utilizing foods. Specific dietary plans will be made to treat your conditions.
” Let food be Medicine, let Medicine be food” –Hippocrates
Nutraceuticals is often used to describe the many dietary supplements derived from plants that can benefit the body or may supply the body with essential fatty acids, proteins or other nutrients.
Homeopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine in which practitioners treat patients using highly diluted preparations that are believed to cause healthy people to exhibit symptoms that are similar to those exhibited by the patient.
Injection therapy is a therapy whereby specific locations are injected with biological products. They are commonly used as a natural anti inflammatory for pain of muscles and joints. They Reduce pain and inflammation while they rejuvenate and rebuild joints and tissue.
Essential oils or Aromatherapy come directly from various plants and flowers. While they have similar properties to herbs, they also work directly by initiating the body’s qi. Essential oils are often used directly on acupuncture points to optimize the effectiveness of a particular point. They can also be used as inhalants or added to baths and massage oils. It is recommended, however that they be taken only under the advice of a licensed practitioner.
Chinese herbal medicine
Chinese herbs are often used to treat various conditions. Each formula is specifically designed for the patient based on their symptoms and body types. They may be given in the form of tablets, capsules, powder or raw herbs to be cooked.
Acupuncture, several thousand years ago, East Asian practitioners discovered that the body forms disharmonies as a result of the various physical and mental stresses of life. Oriental medical theory explains these disharmonies as an imbalance of opposing forces called yin and yang. Acupuncture restores the smooth flow of qi. By inserting and manipulating needles at specific points on the body, where the body can return to its natural balance and promote the body's ability to heal itself. Moxa and cupping are also beneficial modalities used.
Auricular therapy also known as ear acupuncture, or auriculoacupuncture, is a form of alternative medicine based on the idea that the ear is a microsystem with the entire body represented on the auricle, the outer portion of the ear. Ailments of the entire body are assumed to be treatable by stimulation of the surface of the ear. This therapy is best used for pain, addictions to drugs/alcohol, weight loss, and brain function. Similar mappings are used in reflexology and iridology.
Acupuncture - Herbal Medicine - Homeopathy - Nutrition- Functional Medicine-
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Broward Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine
12651 W. Sunrise Blvd #301
Sunrise, FL 33323