Spokane Acupuncture, LLC
Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used forms of medicine in the world. Originating in China more than 3,000 years ago, acupuncture is one of the most thoroughly researched, practiced, and effective forms of medicine available. We use the highest quality sterile, single-use, disposable, stainless steel acupuncture needles available. Dr. Running is fluent in 5 different styles of acupuncture including Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tan (balanced), and Master Tung style.
East Asian herbal medicine is a 3,000 year old system of using naturally occurring substances as medicine. Plant leaves, roots, rhizomes, tubers, flowers, pollen, and resins make up the vast majority of herbal substances. Herbal medicine is very effective, and its safety record has been established for thousands of years.
Our herbal supplements are produced by a fully licensed, GMP certified pharmaceutical company that supplies over 1000 hospitals, and exports to 22 countries. Testing is performed for authenticity and potency on both the raw material and finished product, with microscopy, PHLC, GC-MS, and TLC. Heavy metal testing is performed with ICP-AES, and verified by independent labs in the USA and Germany. Microbiology testing confirms the absence of microorganisms and pesticide residues, with additional third-party testing for pesticide residues conducted in Germany.
Tui Na is a form of body-work that is based on stretching and working muscles to achieve a therapeutic result. Tui Na is a useful therapy when working with musculoskeletal disorders and injury recovery.
Electroacupuncture is a technique that is particularly useful for some types of joint pain, inflammation, stress reduction, and sleep dysfunction. Gentle stimulation is applied to acupuncture points with a high tech unit that is designed specifically for use with acupuncture.