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Acupuncture Healing Center of Arizona
Healing through balance through acupuncture
entrance of medical plaza
Mon.-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: by appointment
Urgent Care available
Betty received her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture (PIHMA). She is both Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist from NCCAOM. And she is also an Arizona State Licensed Acupuncturist.
With the completion of her Master's degree, Betty served her internship at TCM Hospital of Jiangsu Province, China in 2000 where she was specially trained in Pain Management and Internal Medicine.
By providing ultimate care in healing processes, Betty utilizes traditional acupuncture treatments, herbal formulas, and nutritional consulting to approach the heal of all different levels of your life. As unique aspect of Betty's practice is her pursuit in the holistic well-being of her patients. Betty acknowledges the importance of maintaining one's mind, body, and spirit, and this comprehensive healing philosophy is apparent in all her acupuncture treatments. Her techniques work in harmony with the entire patients' needs & capture the essence of Oriental Medicine.
Although relatively new to the Western world, acupuncture originated in
Acupuncture is based on the theory that health is determined by a balanced flow of Qi (pronounced "chee"), the vital energy present in all living organisms. According to acupuncture theory, Qi is circulated in the body along energy pathways, called meridians. There are over one thousand acu-points within the meridian system that can be stimulated to affect the flow of Qi. Combinations of acupuncture points help correct and rebalance the flow of energy and consequently restore health.
Into the West
Perhaps no other alternative therapy has gained acceptance more quickly than acupuncture. Most Americans had never heard of acupuncture until 1971, when New York Times correspondent James Teston wrote a startling first article about acupuncture following his emergency appendectomy in
-People use acupuncture for various types of pain. Back pain is the most commonly reported use, followed by joint pain, neck pain, and headache.
-Acupuncture is being studied for its efficacy in alleviating many kinds of pain. There are promising findings in some conditions, such as chronic low-back pain and osteoarthritis of the knee; but, for most other conditions, additional research is needed. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine nccam) sponsors a wide range of acupuncture research.
-Acupuncture is generally considered safe when performed correctly.
About Betty Wang
Williams Field Road
Val Vista Dr.
2730 South Val Vista Dr.
Building 10, Suite 159
Gilbert, AZ 85296
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