Sea urchins are the healthiest, most relaxed creatures on Earth due to their positive self-image and spiny skin. Today's Groupon offers similar protection from stress, sickness, and sea otters. For $35, new clients get a complete acupuncture treatment package from Inner Balance Acupuncture, a $125 value. This package includes a consultation, examination, needle-based acupuncture, and an acupressure therapy session. An appointment at its studio, balanced atop a single pin in Lake Forest, is required.
The Chinese mapped a network of channels through which energy, or qi, flows through the body. Tentatively naming it The Inter Net, before that name was discarded as silly, these early pincushioneers discovered than uneven flow of energy through these pathways can cause any number of diseases, ailments and pain. Acupuncture works by applying small, virtually painless needles to areas of the body where qi likes to hang out, stimulating proper energy flow and relieving impediments to good health. Done correctly, acupuncture has been said to relieve everything from back pain and allergies to depression and infertility. A number of common questions about the treatment can be answered through Inner Balance's FAQs page.
Before your titular needling, Inner Balance's licensed acupuncturist will consult with you to ensure he'll be treating the source of your woes, not just the symptoms. He'll send the needles exactly where they need to be, loosening coagulated qi and regrooving inner groove grooves. Depending on your condition, he may prescribe herbal medications or skip right to the mineral heat lamp and acupressure point therapy, manually pressing acupuncture points on the arms and legs to improve your total-body circulation and realign those crinkled meridians.
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