Classical Five-Element Acupuncture
The five elements are at the root of all acupuncture theory. The five elements in nature: water, wood, fire, earth, and metal are also represented within each of us as a microcosm of the universe. When these elements are in harmony, there is health and our true potentials can be obtained. We can have balance of body, mind, and spirit. Through Classical Five-Element Acupuncture the root issues of disharmony are addressed, healing at its deepest nature.
Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM
One of the most widely practiced form of acupuncture and herbal medicine, and in which the plurality of practitioners are trained. According to TCM the body is filled with channels or lines of energy that innervates all parts of the body. The channels foster points that allow access to the manipulation of this energy to remove blockages and imbalances to the body’s energetic flow, effecting the various parts and organs of the body. Removing these blockages and correcting imbalances allows the smooth flow of blood and energy, stimulating the body to heal itself. These acupuncture points are stimulated using fine sterilized stainless steel disposable needles.
Dr. Tan’s Balance Method
This method of acupuncture is one of the most clinically effective treatments for the immediate relief of pain. Points often located on the opposite side and opposite limb are stimulated in order to balance channels associated with the areas of disease. This technique avoids aggravation of the local site of disease or pain, and is a clinically effective method for the treatment of many types of pain, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, sciatica, phantom pain, migraine headache, fibromyalgia, and etc.
NADA 5-Needle Protocol
Used in a community acupuncture setting, points on the outer ear are stimulated in order to affect the body and mind. The ear can be used to represent the entire body as demonstrated in reflexology. The ear is highly dense in nerves and by stimulating these precise points certain areas of the brain are regulated. The NADA 5-needle protocol for auricular acupuncture is widely used for reducing stress, calming the mind, improving sleep, promoting inner quiet and strength, smoke cessation, and coping with emotional trauma.
Traditional Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most widely practiced forms of medical treatment in the world. Known primarily in the West as a safe and effective method for the treatment of pain, acupuncture’s applications are much broader and can be successfully used to help alleviate disorders of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, reproductive, endocrine, nervous system or autonomic systems, as well as treat musculoskeletal and psycho-emotional conditions. Acupuncture is concerned with the whole person and its beneficial effects are felt on all levels of the body.
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Dr. Newton Lee, DOM, LAc
His father, a Doctor of Naturopathy and an apprentice of acupuncture introduced him to Oriental medicine. He graduated from James Madison University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He obtained a Master's degree in Acupuncture (M.Ac.) from the acclaimed Tai Sophia Institute, the very first accredited graduate school for acupuncture in the U.S. established over 40 years ago. He went on to obtain a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine (D.O.M.) at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has studied under many established practitioners with origins from all over the world including China, Korea, Japan, France, Russia and Italy.