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Integral Acupuncture

Little Silver, NJ | Call 732-545-3800



Acupuncture patientAcupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used forms of medicine in the world. Originating in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture is currently one of the most thoroughly researched, practiced, and respected forms of complementary medicine available anywhere.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, your overall health is determined by the quality of the Qi (energy) flow through the natural pathways of your body (meridians). Acupuncture uses a variety of techniques, including placing very thin sterile needles into specific points on the body, to stimulate and improve your Qi flow.

The many benefits of acupuncture include:


Patient receiving Cupping TherapyCupping has been a part of Chinese Medicine for over 2,500 years. It relieves aches and pains, improves circulation, and also helps with respiratory and digestive issues.

I simply place a specialized “cup” onto specific points on your body, and then use suction to draw your skin up into the cups. It doesn’t hurt – it simply draws fresh blood to that area of your body, which facilitates the cleansing and strengthening of your Qi (energy).

The end result is a greater overall sense of health and well-being.

Gua Sha

Gua Sha TreatmentAlthough Gua Sha is an ancient healing technique used by Chinese Medicine practitioners for thousands of years, it is relatively unknown in the West. It is recognized throughout Asia as a highly effective treatment for chronic pain conditions, stress, fatigue, and a host of other ailments.

First, Gua Sha oil is applied to a specific meridian (energy pathway) on your body. I then use a smooth round-edged object (such as a spoon) to apply short brisk strokes to that area. This creates red patches of skin (called “Sha”), detoxifying your blood and restoring the healthy flow if Qi (energy) to the area. There is no pain involved, and the Sha will fade in 2 to 3 days. But the sense of health and vitality you experience from it will last much longer.


Moxibustion treatmentMoxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing and health. Moxibustion has been used for healing purposes throughout Asia for thousands of years. The purpose of moxibustion, as with most forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is to strengthen the blood, stimulate the flow of Qi (energy), and enhance your overall vitality and health.

Among other benefits, a landmark study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1998 found that 75.4% of women suffering from breech presentations before childbirth had fetuses that rotated to the normal position after receiving moxibustion at an acupuncture point on the bladder meridian.

Pulse Diagnosis

Pulse diagnosis checkOne of the most common questions that patients ask about Chinese Medicine is:

“Why does my practitioner check my pulse?”

Pulse diagnosis is actually one of the most complex and important diagnostic techniques we use in Chinese Medicine. Through feeling and evaluating your pulse, we obtain an accurate diagnosis of your overall constitution, Qi (energy) flow, and internal organ health, among other things. We then synthesize all of this information into a highly effective and individualized treatment plan for your specific needs.

Chinese Herbology

Chinese Herbal MedicineChinese herbal medicine is a 2,000 year old tradition using naturally occurring substances – including herbs – to enhance one’s health and vitality. As opposed to Western medicine, the foundation of this approach is to support the body’s natural self-healing mechanisms and abilities.

Since each patient has different needs, I carefully select and combine a variety of herbs that will synergistically blend together to achieve optimal results for your unique situation. I prescribe high-quality, professional-grade herbal medicines that are available only to qualified licensed professionals.


Electroacupuncture on a patient's backElectroacupuncture is a highly effective holistic treatment for pain, nausea, and chronic ailments. In practice, it is actually very similar to traditional acupuncture. Using the exact same system of Chinese Medicine, I insert very thin and sterile needles into specific points along the meridians of your body. I then attach the needles to a device that delivers gentle electrical pulses between two points. This helps restore the healthy flow of Qi (energy) through your body, removing any blockages and clearing out stagnant areas, thus creating a stronger and clearer experience of health and well-being.


Micro-needling treatmentMicroneedling is a safe, effective, anti-aging procedure that is also known as Collagen Induction Therapy. It involves the use of sterile, fine needles that puncture the skin producing microchannels. This results in new production of collagen and elastin.

It is used to treat:

The procedure also includes chemical-free, topical serums tailored to the condition being treated.

The number of treatments needed to achieve results vary; however, improvements are seen within a few treatments and last for years.

To find out if microneedling can benefit you, we welcome you to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Red Light Therapy

Red Color Light TreatmentLight-emitting diode therapy (LED) treats various health concerns. The lamp we use consists of different wavelengths and include red, blue, and yellow frequencies.

Red light is often used in conjunction with microneedling for facial rejuvenation. It penetrates the skin the deepest and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin by 300%.

It is also effective in the following:

Blue light therapy has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral properties. It is used to treat:

Yellow light therapy is effective in:

Light therapy treatments last 20-30 minutes. They can be done alone or can be added on to another service such as acupuncture or microneedling.

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