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About Japanese Style Acupuncture Treatments

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In Japanese style treatments of both acupuncture and herbal prescriptions, the practitioner takes constitution and dosage as key diagnostic factors in treatment. All treatments are unique and custom to the individual patient's needs. Needles tend to be thinner while emphasis is placed on fewer needles, patient comfort, and achieving results with gentle stimulation. This style requires one-on-one attention from the practitioner. While the needles are in, I stay with you, check progress, and adjust treatment as needed.

About Charlie

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Lots of people who see me are in distress and want to be listened to, understood, and provided relief. Below is information about me that could help you decide on whether you think my treatments will work for you.

I help you access your potential and help you allow it to flourish by working with ways you are blocked.

I meet you compassionately where you are and how you are in your process.

I have time to listen and am happy to do it.

I form honest partnerships with patients in order to develop realistic ways to help them.

I believe in the good in you and your innate ability to heal.

Most of my time with you is facilitating finding that opening in you.

I work on myself and have a daily devotional meditation practice.

I work daily to be a better human, husband, and father.

I am trained in a lineage of acupuncture that was developed by blind acupuncturists after and in response to WWII.

My techniques are gentle and effective.

My style of acupuncture requires me to constantly check my work for effectiveness throughout the treatment.

I attend many kinds of study groups and continuing education courses monthly.

I practice Kampo, which is a Japanese herbal prescribing system that is extremely effective in treating internal medical conditions with simple formulas.

I am open to all questions and explaining everything I am doing while working on patients.

Services Offered


Acupuncture Photo 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 its natural homeostatic state.


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

Kampo Herbal Formulas

chinese herbs photograph Herbal formulas work synergistically and complement acupuncture treatment. The Chinese herbal pharmacy includes herbs that are lab-tested for pesticides and organically grown. My current pharmacy is granules which are easily dissolved in water. In Kampo medicine, formulas are matched to both the patient's symptoms and constitutional tendencies.


Pediatrics Photo Non-insertive child acupuncture, also known as Shonishin in Japan, is a 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. Without symptoms, it is used as effective preventative medical treatment.


Cup Photo 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. Cupping is performed as an adjunct to acupuncture treatments.

Asian Bodywork

Bodywork photo 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. Shiatsu is performed as an adjunct to acupuncture treatments.

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