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At the Birch Center, your comfort is important to us.

We provide you with a peaceful waiting space, reading materials, spring water and hot tea.

A healthy environment is an important part of the healing process.

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

We treat the person, not the disease, so really there is no limit to what acupuncture can treat.

Acupuncture helps the body regain balance thus alleviating symptoms and disease processes.

The World Health Organization has issued a comprehensive list of diseases and conditions which are treatable by acupuncture. Some of the more common conditions are:

Infections

  • colds and flus
  • bronchitis
  • hepatitis

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  • deafness
  • ringing in the ear (tinnitus)
  • menier's disease
  • earaches
  • poor eyesight
  • dizziness
  • sinus infections
  • sore throat
  • hay fever

Internal

  • hypoglycemia
  • asthma
  • high blood pressure
  • ulcers
  • colitis
  • indigestion
  • hemorrhoids
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • diabetes

Dermatological

  • eczema
  • acne
  • herpes

Musculo-Skeletal and Neurological

  • arthritis
  • neuralgia
  • sciatica
  • frozen shoulder
  • tennis elbow
  • back pain
  • bursitis
  • tendonitis
  • stiff neck
  • Bell’s palsy
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • headache
  • stroke
  • cerebral palsy
  • polio
  • menier’s disease
  • dizziness
  • sprains

Genito-Urinary and Reproductive

  • impotence
  • infertility and miscarriage
  • pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • vaginitis
  • irregular period or cramps
  • morning sickness
  • Babies in breech presentation

Mental-Emotional

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • stress
  • insomnia

This is only a partial list. If you have any questions about what acupuncture can do for you, please give us a call at: (412) 381-0116, or email us at: BirchCenter@gmail.com.

Reflexology

Come enjoy this heavenly treament, good for the body and soul!

Foot reflexology at the Birch Center begins with a 10 minute hot aromatherapy foot soak, which relaxes and calms the entire body.

Next, relax on the massage table and enjoy a soothing foot massage, working all the reflex points of the feet and ankles. The feet can be seen as a map of the entire body. Points worked on the feet effect all other areas. The head, spine, internal organs, etc. are all found as reflex points on the feet.

Even though only your feet (and hands) will be worked on, you will feel deep relaxation and energy running through your entire body.

NEW! Acu-Foot Reflexology

Acupuncture and Foot Reflexology Combined Treatment

So many clients have requested this treatment, that we have officially put it on our menu of services.

Reap the benefits of balancing acupuncture treatment, while receiving foot reflexology!

This treatment is offered by licensed acupuncturist and certified massage therapist Melissa Sokulski, who pioneered the unique acu-massage, combination of massage therapy and acupuncture. Your pulses will be assessed and needles carefully placed to balance your energy, while you receive an hour of foot reflexology. The response for this treatment is overwelmeningly positive!


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