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Acupuncture in Seattle and new Bellevue office 

Shouchun Ma, Ph.D.

LanLi Ma, Lic. Acupuncturist

Welcome to Ma’s Acupuncture! We have been committed to providing quality care for over 25 years in Seattle and Bellevue WA. We specialize in treating different kinds of pain, as well as anxiety, fertility, post menopause symptoms, facial care and overall wellness, using acupuncture, herbs, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

One of our acupuncture clinics is located in Green Lake, for easy access from U-District, Ballard, Fremont, and other North Seattle neighborhoods.  The other clinic is located in Bellevue on 140th Ave, for easy access from Mercer Island, Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish, and Renton neighborhoods.

We are here to provide quality care, restore harmony and return the body to health, while helping people live a quality life.

 

About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Trained professionals use disposable thin metal needles to stimulate specific points on the body. The fundamental principles of acupuncture are to treat the person as an integrated whole in body, mind, and spirit, and to remedy the root causes of illness and disease, not only the symptoms. Acupuncture has been used for thousand years in the treatment of disease and injury. It is also as well as for preventive care.

Acupuncture has been endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations and the National Institutes of Health. These bodies have declared acupuncture an effective treatment for the following conditions, such as pain conditions, chemotherapy nausea, digestive problems, headaches, infections, cold, flu, and menstrual and female disorders.

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Herbal Medicine

About Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbal medicine is capable of treating a wide range of conditions. An herbal formula is considered to be more than the sum of each of the individual herbs, the combination and synergy of herbs used together is the key to effective treatment.

Herbal medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine as a whole, places great emphasis on the health of mind, body and spirit. Integral to this system is the belief that health is more than just the absence of illness, but that the best medicine also addresses disease prevention and the maintenance of vitality, thereby increasing the potential for well-being and happiness.

Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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Fear hurts the vital energy (kidney qi)

恐惧伤肾 Written by Shouchun Ma Translated by MG Li

文革中,造反派在大田湾广场招开10万人的誓师大会。

One day during the Cultural Revolution, the Rebels faction held a one hundred thousand person mobilization rally in the Datian Bay Square.

保皇派的几个头目被押上了主席台,进行大批判。

Several leaders of the Royalists were forced onto stage to be criticized.

台下红旗翻滾,口号声震天。台的两侧,站立着几十位手持大刀的工人造反军。场面甚是壮观。

Rolling red flags and thundering chants, along with several dozen Rebel workers armed with

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Acupuncture for Boosting Your Circulation

Healthy blood circulation is a vital component of life for human beings. Without proper blood flow, life would cease to exist. Blood isn’t the only thing that’s important, it’s what the blood is carrying that makes circulation so important. Blood carries fresh oxygen, hormones and nutrients that we absorb from our food. Without these components, the organs and tissues

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