Acupuncture Styles and Techniques

Treatment Styles:

  1. Auricular Acupuncture
  2. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
  3. Dr. Tan's Balanced Method
  4. Five Element Acupuncture
  5. Korean Acupuncture
  6. Master Tung's Acupuncture
  7. Trigger Point Acupuncture

Other Techniques:

  1. Cupping
  2. Electro acupuncture
  3. Gua Sha
  4. Moxibustion
  5. Qigong
  6. Tuina Massage

Client Ages:

  1. Preteens / Teens (11 to 13)
  2. Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  3. Adults
  4. Elders (65+)

Styles and Techniques

Acupuncture originated 5000 years ago, and since that time many different forms of acupuncture have evolved.  As you can see from the list above, these are just some of the more popular forms of Acupuncture used in the United States today. 

An Acupuncturists often chooses an Acupuncture Style(s) that they feel will best suit the patient's presenting complaints.  The Acupuncturist is not limited to just one style of acupuncture, but will often mix these different styles together to achieve their desired result.

In addition to Acupuncture Styles are the Other Techniques that can sometimes be use along side a chosen Acupuncture Style that can be very beneficial to the patient in that the healing process is accelerated.  Here is the list of most common Adjunctive Techniques that might be used in an acupuncture treatment session: Cupping, Electro-Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Qigong, Tuina Massage.

Due to the different Acupuncture Styles and Techniques, there are many different treatment paths that an acupuncturist can take that will bring healing to their patient.