Water is the element of wisdom and drive with a virtue of fluidity.
Wood is the element of growth and vision with a virtue of flexibility.
Fire is the element of relationship and joy with a virtue of maturity.
Acupuncture & Alternative Therapies brings mind, body and spirit together with a unique blend of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, craniosacral technique, visceral manipulation, NLP, Neuro Emotional Technique and other approaches for your health and well-being.
Aria Walker, L.Ac. offers services in Anchorage and Palmer, Alaska. She is a licensed acupuncturist with a master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese herbal studies from Academy for Five Element Acupuncture. She also studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and herbs at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, and assisted a third generation acupuncturist from a family tradition. She has been working and teaching in complementary medicine since 1991.
Tuesday & Thursday 12-1pm
Option 1- Relaxation
Ear points are used for wellness balancing treatments based upon the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol for stress, addictions, weight-loss, depression, smoking cessation, PTSD and other conditions. You are seated with the needles in place for 20-30 minutes. You can expect a feeling of peace and ease from this simple treatment.
Free for Veterans & their immediate families.
Option 2 - Treatment
Acupuncture points can be on the head and limbs, so roll up your sleeves and your pant legs (or bring shorts). Pain, injury, stress, illnesses & conditions, colds & flu, and more are treated with these points. You are seated or reclined. After learning what you would like to focus on, the acupuncturist will feel your pulses, look at your tongue, and determine the points to use. Needles will will be left in for as long as you like, often 45 minutes to an hour.
First visit has an additional fee; acupuncturist will spend approximately 10 minutes with you privately for your intake.
Five Element Acupuncture
Five Element Acupuncture is a constitutionally-based style of acupuncture for addressing many types of health and internal medicine concerns, life transitions, stresses, personal improvement, as well as pain and injury recovery. During your initial intake appointment, your acupuncturist...
Beneficial for treating
neck and back pain
negotiating life transitions
common cold & flu
... and more.