We strive to help you discover what conditions are causing you discomfort, and how to heal them through acupuncture and natural medicine.
Healing Better Acupuncture was created from a need as an acupuncturist, to help mainly 3 groups of people in the areas of Dr Phillips and City of Orlando, FL; athletes, females, and anybody in pain or stress. Treating these conditions with Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbs have proven to be a very successful natural alternative. We treat the body holistically looking at diet, exercise, posture and other factors that can be contributing to your complaint. Acupuncture is one of my passions, and I am here to help you.
Conditions Treated with AcupunctureNeck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Back Pain, Pain in General, Stress, Sports Injuries, Gynecology, Infertility, Menopause, PMS, Dysmenorrhea
Sports Medicine & Gynecology/Infertility
Whether you are in pain and tired of taking medication, or you are a female dealing with endometriosis, menopause, infertility, PMS, or fibromyalgia and want to try a natural approach, or an athlete with a sport injury or trying to improve your performance, Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can help you achieve optimum health!
Meet the DoctorRudek L. Perez is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the State of Florida. An Acupuncture Physician and Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission For Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He is Board Certified in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, member of the Florida State of Oriental Medicine (FSOMA), and faculty at Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM).
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Acupuncture defined by Dr. Rudek Perez
Acupuncture (from Latin, ‘acus’ (needle) + ‘punctura’ (to puncture) is the stimulation of specific acupuncture points along the skin of the body involving various methods such as penetration by thin needles or the application of heat, pressure, or laser light. Traditional acupuncture involves needle insertion, moxibustion, and cupping therapy.
It is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). According to TCM, stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow of qi through channels known as meridians. The TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge. Acupuncture aims to treat a range of conditions, though is most commonly used for pain relief. It is rarely used alone but rather as an adjunct to other treatment modalities.
So, what is TCM?
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM; simplified Chinese: 中医; traditional Chinese: 中醫; pinyin: zhōng yī; literally: “Chinese medicine”) is a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts which have been developed in China and are based on a tradition of more than 2,000 years, including various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. It is primarily used as a complementary alternative medicine approach. TCM is widely used in China and it is also used in the West.
TCM “holds that the body’s vital energy (chi or qi) circulates through channels, called meridians, that have branches connected to bodily organs and functions.” Concepts of the body and of disease used in TCM has notions of a superstitious pre-scientific culture, similar to European humoral theory. Scientific investigation has not found any histological or physiological evidence for traditional Chinese concepts such as qi, meridians, and acupuncture points. The TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge, and its own practitioners disagree widely on what diagnosis and treatments should be used for any given patient. The effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine remains poorly researched and documented. There are concerns over a number of potentially toxic plants, animal parts, and mineral Chinese medicinals. There is a lack of existing cost-effectiveness research for TCM. Pharmaceutical research has explored the potential for creating new drugs from traditional remedies. Successful results have however been scarce. TCM is largely pseudoscience, with no valid mechanism of action for the majority of its treatments
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7606 W. Sandlake Rd., Orlando, Florida
Acupuncture is well-known for treating stress, and for good reason! It immediately gets the Liver Qi flowing again. The liver is in charge of the free flow of Qi, and its obstruction causes physical and emotional pain, often showing up as irritability and having a short temper, among other symptoms.
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