Acupuncture is an integrative system of medicine originating in ancient China, that involves pricking the skin or tissues with very small needles to both prevent and cure illness. Now widely used in the West, acupuncture is a dynamic and powerful way to realign and balance your body’s energy and treat a myriad of ailments.
What Are the Benefits of Acupuncture?
Acupuncture treatments help to restore balance to the body and the smooth flow of Qi. It’s often used in conjunction with Chinese herbs, cupping, gua sha, and moxa, along with diet and lifestyle modifications. Together, the diagnostic and treatment therapeutics create a complete system of medicine that can be used to treat a full range of health conditions including:
• Endocrine function
• Immune function
• Brain health
• Weight/metabolic health
• Women’s health
• Stress management
• Sleep disorders
• Mental/emotional states
How to Prepare for Your Appointment
New patient appointments require 60 minutes and include a thorough discussion of your health concerns, health goals, personal history, as well as a treatment. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to complete any paperwork and to relax. No special clothing is required but please have something to eat before your appointment.
Catherine Markovsky LAc
Catherine has been practicing for over 20 years in the field of Chinese medicine. Originally from Santa Monica, Catherine has made the Seacoast her home for the past 18 years.
While she enjoys treating a great deal of issues, she specializes in the field of women’s health and mental health. She has found that Chinese medicine helps treat menopause, fertility, PMS, insomnia, and depression easily and effectively without the intervention of hormones or prescription drugs.
Catherine’s education includes a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, CA. She has expanded her knowledge by training in a variety of healing modalities including energy medicine and sound healing. She is a Diplomat of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology from NCCAOM and is licensed in the state of New Hampshire.
Initial Visit $125
Follow Up Visit $75
Group Acupuncture $25
We do not accept insurance. However, Catherine can provide you with a superbill to submit to your insurance company.