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Are you looking for a safe natural way to improve your health? Why not try acupuncture!
Natural healing that feels good
Acupuncture promotes a deep state of relaxation and stimulates your body to heal itself. It balances hormones and blood flow, removes blockage and pain and brings vitality to tired, weak areas of the body.
Chinese herbal medicine uses powerful plant and mineral products to stimulate positive changes – such as detoxifying congestion, replenishing dryness and rebuilding weakened body structures.
Acupuncture prompts the body to recover from the negative effects of stress. It makes people feel light, calm and relaxed. Try it for yourself and enjoy the benefits!
Some of the more common uses for acupuncture include;
- Acute & chronic pain conditions such as; neck, shoulder, back, knee, and ankle injuries, sciatica, and arthritis
- Men's & women's fertility, pregnancy, and labour induction
- Stress, anxiety, and depression
- Headaches and migraines
- Addictions such as; smoking, eating disorders, drugs and alcohol
- Constitutional facial acupuncture
I hope you enjoy exploring this site, but please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have – I am really happy to chat about what you’re looking for and to answer any questions or concerns.
Lara provides acupuncture treatments at Waipu Natural Health (opposite The Pizza Barn) 3 Cove Road, Waipu and at Whangarei Wellbeing- 14 Davies Street, Kensington, Whangarei, Northland.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternate medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, removal of toxins, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which dried plant materials called "moxa" are burned near the surface of the skin. The intention is to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences.
Moxa is usually made from the dried leafy material of Chinese mugwort (Artemesia argyi or A.vlugaris), but it can be made of other substances as well.
The Kinesio® Taping Method has taken the Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine world by storm. This amazing taping method was developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase over 25 years ago in Japan. Since then, Kinesio® Taping has become the ‘gold’ standard for therapeutic and rehabilitative taping for treatment of muscular disorders and the management of lymphoedema and chronic swelling.