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Acupuncture Photo

Acupuncture

Pictured here is a non insertive needling technique of acupuncture. I use very few inserted needles, work gently and shallowly. Acupuncture is used to supplement or disperse points on the body to redirect it to it's natural homeostatic state.

Moxibustion photo

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a warming technique using the flos of the mugwort plant (artemisia vulgaris). It helps to warm and stimulate acupuncture points on the skin and especially useful for warming areas of the body that have been exposed to cold.

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Custom Herbal Formulas

Herbal formulas work synergistically and complement acupuncture treatment. The Chinese herbal pharmacy includes herbs that are lab tested for pesticides and organically grown. By having a variety of loose herbs, formulas are easily customized to the patient's symptoms.

Pediatrics Photo

Pediatrics

Non-insertive child acupuncture, also known as Shonishin in Japan, is treatment for ages ranging from infants to teens. The techniques are gentle and effective for acute or chronic conditions such as common colds and flus or bedwetting and temper tantrums, for example. Without symptoms it is used as effective preventative medical treatment.

Cup Photo

Cupping

Cupping is a method used to create suction on the skin to relieve stagnation. Common areas are the neck and upper back, low back, and legs.

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Asian Bodywork

Shiatsu is a Japanese style of bodywork that focuses its techniques and approach on stimulating the acupuncture meridians. The techniques are similar to massage by involving pressurized and moving touch to affect muscles.

About




portrait of Charlie Newberry

Charlie Newberry is an acupuncturist specializing in Japanese Meridian Therapy. As a graduate from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, Charlie studied Meridian Therapy intensely as a student, including a six-month series with T. Koei Kuwahara and 262.5 hours of clinical training. He has studied with a number of masters of Japanese acupuncture, including Shudo Denmei's protégé, Murata-Sensei.
Charlie is currently attending a two year herbal medicine intensive with Nigel Dawes and continues his Kampo education monthly with online study groups. For almost 15 years, Charlie worked in the camera department on feature films and in the Fall of 2020, he returned to the set with his oriental medicine training to work as a COVID-19 safety consultant. He recently published an article about his experience in the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine. Charlie balances his life as a clinician with his wife and kids, spending as much time as possible biking and camping in the beautiful landscapes of New Mexico.

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