First Acupuncture Consultation & Treatment
Additional Acupuncture Treatments
East Meets West
Twenty years experience in Western Medicine as a Registered Nurse in Trauma Intensive Care.
Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
As a Licensed Acupuncturist, my practice consists of a Holistic approach to health maintenance and restoration that treats the Whole person. My background in Western Medicine provides a strong foundation of caregiving. Therefore, I bring knowledge of both Eastern & Western Medicine to my practice.
How Does Acupuncture Work?
Acupuncture Practitioners are educated not only in technical skills, but also in healing and centering methods which harmonize body, mind & spirit. The World Health Organization has endorsed acupuncture for its methods of restoring the body’s balance and promoting health.
Is Acupuncture Safe?
Acupuncture is quite safe. Acupuncture Practitioners are trained in strict standards set by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists for clean needle technique. All Acupuncturists must abide by the standards set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Scope of Practice
Acupuncture & Maxibustion
The art & science of manipulating Qi (energy) and Xue (blood) through the body’s channels (invisible systems of flow) that transports the essential substances to the organ systems, tissues, and bones.
Small electrodes are placed in pre-inserted acupuncture needles to allow a gentle electrical pulse that stimulates a muscular area in order to increase the Qi circulation & to reduce pain.
A suction method that provides the free flow of Qi and blood in the meridians, to dispel stagnation & diminish swelling & pain.
The art of Chinese Herbalism provides formulas that are very specific for individual problems. They are formulated to treat a large variety of health issues.
Headaches, Migraines, Facial Pain, Post-Stroke Weakness.
Pain in: Neck, Arms, Shoulders, Hands, Legs, Knees & Feet. Arthritis Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica.
Common Cold, Asthma, Allergies, Sinusitus.
Indigestion, Heartburn, Acid Reflux, Diarrhea, Constipation.
Irregular Menstral Cycle, PMS, Menopause & Post-Menopause Syndrome.
Hypertension, Irregular Heartbeat, Edema.
Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression.
In dwelling, be close to the Land.
In meditation, go deep in the heart.
In dealing with others be gentle and kind,
In speech be true.
In ruling, be Just.
— Lao Tsu
Sandra S. Watt is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, and Registered Nurse. For appointments, call: 619-993-2724.
Acupuncture is the traditional Chinese practice of inserting needles in specific points on the body to manipulate the flow of energy or Qi. As a key component of Chinese medicine, acupuncture is used to treat pain.
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