Acupuncture can play an important role in preparing your body for pregnancy and in optimizing it for a healthy, stress-free pregnancy. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat many causes of infertility.
Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health issues in the United States today. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have offered a safe and effective method of controlling anxiety and managing stress for well over 2000 years.
Migraine sufferers often turn to acupuncture as an effective treatment to relieve migraine pain and to prevent the onset of migraines. Acupuncture offers a safe yet effective alternative to the often harsh side effects of migraine medications.
Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. While conventional medications address symptoms, TCM corrects imbalances in the immune system that can cause allergies.
Is sciatica slowing you down or preventing you from doing the activities you enjoy? Acupuncture has proven to be an effective treatment to relieve the radiating pain caused by this condition.
TCM is being used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions such as acne or eczema. Today, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medications are often used to treat the root cause of the condition.
Less than one-third of American adults are at a healthy weight. Acupuncture can aid in shedding pounds, as well as help the body heal from health conditions that obesity can generate.
Acupuncture has been used for many years as an effective treatment option for people suffering from neck and back pain. Acupuncture offers patients a safe and non-surgical, non-pharmalogical way to reduce pain.
Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States. Acupuncture is an effective treatment option for many people who struggle to find the good things in life.
From acute nausea or constipation to lifelong, chronic disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, problematic digestive issues have been successfully treated with TCM for thousands of years.
Joint pain is most often associated with low grade inflammation. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as an effective option to treat the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis.
Tired of being tired? You’re not alone. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have been used successfully in addressing the root causes of insomnia, creating long-term healthy sleep patterns.
Established in 1981, First Health Associates is an integrative medical clinic whose mission is to offer the latest and safest treatment options available. First Health’s Acupuncturist Team has extensive experience using Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat an array of health problems and issues. We are committed to helping patients restore their health and discover new ways to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Acupuncturist/Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Dr. Yu Zhu LAc, MD(China), director of First Health’s Acupuncture Clinic, has more than 30 years of experience helping people who suffer from an array of health problems and issues. Her expertise, wisdom and compassion are the hallmarks of treatment that foster a caring and trusting relationship with all of our patients.