Immunity
Immunity protects the body from  a wide range of ailments from simple colds and flu, cough and fatigue to cancer. A healthy digestive system, an ability to fall asleep and stay asleep, and the capacity to navigate stress and emotion is also important. Treatments strengthen the body’s immunity, clear pathological factors, and restore the vital Qi  and blood flow to help return the body to balance.

Pain
Acupuncture is effective for many types of pain including back pain, neck pain, headache, knee pain, shoulder pain, menstrual pain, sciatica, and arthritis.

Healthy Aging
Symptoms can appear at mid-life and later with diet, exercise, environmental factors and life-style/life’s transitions playing a major role. Family/social/cultural connections and support also of great importance. A wide range of symptoms can include the physical  (pain, digestive, neurological, disruption of sleep cycle) and mental/emotional (stress, nervousness, extreme irritability, anxiety, melancholy, and addictive behaviors). Working with an aging population, Monica brings a combination of knowledge, skill, and recommendations within the framework of asian medicine. She often works in conjunction with other medical providers, family members and caregivers to provide the highest quality and comprehensive health care.

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