Therapies & Treatments

Acupuncture treatment for bells palsy

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help?

September 7, 2020

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Bell’s palsy you understand how frustrating it can be in not only in pain but dramatically impacting quality of life. Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis that triggers one-side of the face. Most often the cause is…

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How acupuncture can help arthritis

How Acupuncture Can Help With Arthritis

September 2, 2020

How Acupuncture Can Help With Arthritis Do you suffer from chronic pain? Are you not able to do the activities you enjoy because of the pain? We can help! Commonly patients come to our clinic when they have exhausted all other options or not finding long-term relief with standard care for their arthritis. Acupuncture is…

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What you need to know about tension headaches

March 24, 2020

What you need to know about tension headaches Tension headaches are the most common types of reported headaches that usually consist of a dull ache in the head coupled with tenderness in ones scalp, neck and shoulder muscles. It’s often also described as having a sensation of pressure or tightness reaching the sides and the…

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Healthy Spring

Best Tips to Stay Healthy This Spring

March 24, 2020

Best Tips to Stay Healthy This Spring Cold and Flu season is in full swing. Seasonal allergy season is also around the corner. How do we prevent and combat allergy season and keep immune system up for cold/flu prevention? To make sure you stay at your optimal best and keep healthy this spring. Check out…

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Ways to reduce stress

Top 2 Acupuncture Points to Reduce Stress

March 22, 2020

Acupuncture points to Help You Reduce Stress Fight or flight? We all experience stress at some point in our lives, most experience stress daily. With our current COVID-19 pandemic, stress for many is high. Stress can take many forms: anxiety, overwhelm, fear, anger, fatigue, worry, overeating, sadness. It all is normal to experience a wide…

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Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell

Can you benefit from Scar therapy treatments?

February 23, 2020

Have painful scars? Consider Scar Therapy Treatments Many of us have had a scar develop at some point in our lives. From a fall, sports injury, surgery, skin biopsy, or burn. Scar tissue results after deep trauma, such as from surgery, burns. Interestingly to note, about 75 million people develop scars after surgery. Not all…

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Self-care tips for winter

Top Five Self-care Tips for Winter

December 7, 2019

Five Self-care Tips for Winter During the winter, we tend to go into “hibernation” mode. Think warm fuzzy socks, fireplace, and coffee! How can we keep up our motivation, energy, and self-care during the cold winter months?   Here are some ways to boost self-care during the winter: 1. Get some rest The season of…

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Acupuncture helps infertility

Top 3 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Infertility

November 13, 2019

3 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Infertility Why do so many couples experience infertility? There are many reasons why which may include: modern agricultural practices/pesticides, the increased number of medications we take, as well as our dependence on plastic and technology that is constantly emitting low-grade radiation. It’s no surprise more couples are having trouble conceiving. Current…

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Enhance IVF and fertility with acupuncture

How to enhance fertility with acupuncture

October 25, 2019

Can you enhance fertility with acupuncture? Let’s dive in. About one in 10 couples in the United States struggle with infertility. Infertility is defined as an inability to get pregnant after 12 months of actively trying to conceive. There are numerous known causes of infertility, but often the cause is unknown. Biomedical treatments for infertility…

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How acupuncture works

How does acupuncture work?

October 8, 2019

Common question: How does acupuncture work? New research might help explain how acupuncture works At Starting Point Acupuncture, one of the common questions we get is, “how does acupuncture work?” One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea…

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