Proven, Effective Natural Treatment For Endometriosis
Feel better FAST with our 100% natural treatment for endometriosis. Since 2001, we've helped over a thousand women significantly reduce and even completely eliminate their endometriosis symptoms with our unique blend of Acupuncture, Targeted Nutritional Supplements, Herbal Therapy, and Stress Reduction Techniques.
Do these symptoms sound familiar?
- Periods are so painful and/or heavy that you miss work.
- Pain between periods or even all month long.
- Feeling like your hormones are always "out of balance".
- Unpredictable flow and period start date.
- Severe pain during ovulation.
- Being told you're infertile or will need IVF to get pregnant.
Endometriosis is a distressing and often painful condition that affects 1 in 10 women. We use a multidisciplinary approach which may include acupuncture, low level laser therapy (LLLT/photobiomodulation), herbal medicine, Mayan abdominal massage, and naturopathy to improve blood circulation, reduce inflammation and balance hormones in order to treat the underlying cause of the dis-ease causing pain. Your treatment plan will involve natural therapies that support your body’s ability to absorb retrograde blood, enhance post-surgical recovery, regulate the immune system and inflammation, and heal gut dysbiosis.
We know how you feel, and we know we can help. That’s because we’ve helped thousands just like you since opening our clinic in 2001.
We Know How You Feel
Our powerful combination of 100% natural therapies are effective for treating all types of endometriosis and pelvic pain symptoms, including:
- Severe pain before, during and after periods
- Irregular periods
- Heavy periods
- Stage III & IV endometriosis
- Recurrent endometriosis
- Painful ovulation
- Breast tenderness and pain
How It Works
We address the root cause
Instead of the mainstream medical approach that focuses on treating symptoms, we treat the whole person to help restore you to your ideal state of health. We dig deep and give you a complete health audit, looking for the underlying causes that are currently preventing you from experiencing vitality and optimal health.
We use an all natural approach that your doctor may not be familiar with
Our individual sessions include one or more treatments from the best combination of modern and traditional medicine: functional medicine, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, naturopathy, low level laser therapy (LLLT)/photobiomodulation, IV nutritional drips, diet therapy, lifestyle counseling, and mind-body stress reduction tools. You deserve to be pain free.
We help you awaken your body's own healing abilities
Your body is not “broken” and it is absolutely possible for you to take control of your hormones and resolve endometriosis naturally. We help bring your body back into balance so it can regain its innate self-regulating functions and truly heal itself.
We keep it simple and results are quick
Resolving the hormonal imbalances that cause endometriosis doesn’t have to be difficult or take a long time. Simple lifestyle and diet changes, along with our targeted natural therapies, offer a straightforward and effective way to attack endometriosis head on. Our patients see improvement within 1-3 cycles.
We focus on how you FEEL -- not just the lab results or numbers
We will provide you with ongoing support every step of the way. Your practitioner will monitor your progress to ensure you are starting to feel better, and where appropriate will adjust your treatment as you improve. We will be there to discuss any worries or concerns you may have, and provide you with ongoing lifestyle and diet coaching to help you manage stress and stay on track. Within a few weeks, you should notice significant changes in your menstrual cycles, sleep, weight, and overall sense of well-being.
Our approach ALWAYS includes stress reduction
Stress is often a key component in endometriosis. As part of our treatment protocol, we teach you very simple ways to enhance sleep and relaxation. This supports your body’s natural healing system and makes it much easier for you to exit the endometriosis loop.
The Process Is Simple
Free Phone Consult
At your free phone consultation, you and our clinician will discuss your case, medical history, any medications you’re taking, and most important of all, your goals. We want to be certain that our program will meet your needs and there is a high probability of success for you before we move on to the next step.
Detailed Assessment & Treatment Plan
Once your free consultation is complete and you agree to move forward, the next step is your intake appointment. At this appointment, your clinician will take a detailed assessment of your symptom patterns, medical history and other relevant factors, in order to determine the root cause of your issue and devise a specific plan catered to you.
Your first acupuncture session will be performed at this time, and you will be given a detailed treatment plan with easy-to-follow instructions. Your plan may include dietary and lifestyle adjustments as well as key supplements and herbal medicines to address the root causes of your endometriosis.
Active Treatment & Symptom Resolution
You’ll return for regular visits (exact frequency to be determined by your practitioner) to ensure close support as you begin to feel the positive shifts of the therapy. We want to make sure your treatment plan is yielding the expected results:
- Significant reduction in pain
- Normal menstrual flow
- More regular periods
- Healthy, stable mood
- Abundant energy and restful sleep
You’ll also receive acupuncture and/or low level laser therapy (LLLT/photobiomodulation) at each visit. This will ensure that your neuroendocrine system -- which is the delicate connection between your nervous and hormonal systems -- is rebalancing in a way that results in continued optimal hormonal balance.
Transitional Care As Your Condition Stabilizes
Once we see stable improvements, we will begin to reduce the frequency of your visits. This usually occurs after about 8-12 visits. Typically you would start out coming every other week, then once a month for a couple of visits, and then you will no longer need regular treatments.
We’ll be here in case you ever want to come in for a tune-up or to address other health concerns.
Of course, many of our patients do wish to continue with “ongoing maintenance” and we are happy to work that out with you, should that be your wish.
Taking Care of Your Friends and Loved Ones
We pride ourselves on the fact that 80% of our new patients have been referred to us by our past patients or people in the community who have witnessed their friends and loved ones receiving life-changing benefits from our work.
So we very much look forward to helping your friends, family, and loved ones on their journey to a more joyful, energetic and purposeful life.
Frequently Asked Questions about Acupuncture:
Does it hurt?
Acupuncture is not meant to be painful. You may feel a slight prick upon insertion of the needle or feel a dull ache, tingling, warmth, or sensation of heaviness with needle placement, but no part of the treatment is ever meant to be painful or uncomfortable in any way. Once the needles are in, you should be able to rest comfortably for the duration of the treatment. Please let your practitioner know if anything feels uncomfortable at any point during your treatment.
We can use laser acupuncture instead of needles to avoid any discomfort or fear of needles.
Are there any risks or side effects?
Acupuncture is an incredibly safe treatment modality with minimal risk of adverse side effects. Although occasional and minimal, some side effects are possible and normally disappear shortly after treatment (such as slight bleeding or small bruises). Each needle is sterile and disposable, eliminating the risk for infection.
How often will I need treatment? When will I start to notice results?
Frequency may be determined by the severity of the condition (whether chronic or acute) and a variety of other factors that will be determined during your initial consultation. Typical treatment frequency is once or twice a week with regular reassessment of symptoms and appropriate modification of treatment frequency and protocol. Most people feel calm and relaxed after acupuncture treatments, and improvement of conditions will vary depending on severity and duration.
How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture consists of inserting hair-thin, stainless steel needles in different parts of the body to elicit various biological and physiological responses through activation of sensory receptors. It activates the parasympathetic nervous system (the healing state of the autonomic nervous system, as opposed to fight or flight), increases blood flow to injured areas, decreases inflammation, boosts the immune system, and sends the message to the brain via the central nervous system to release pain-relieving neurotransmitters such as endorphins and serotonin.
What if I’m afraid of needles?
We have a solution. We offer a "no needle" approach using laser acupuncture (low level laser therapy) for those who are needle-phobic.
How does acupuncture help my fertility?
Your individualized acupuncture treatments are designed to regulate hormones, decrease stress and increase blood circulation. Acupuncture has also been proven to decrease chances of biochemical pregnancy or miscarriage, reduce uterine contractility, improve follicular microenvironment, improve uterine receptivity via immune modulation, and decrease side effects of prescription medication related to assisted reproductive technology procedures (IVF, FET, IUI).
An Unparalleled Track Record of Excellence
Our mission is simple: Exceptional Caring. Exceptional Results.
Getting poked with needles? No thanks! That’s why I avoided acupuncture. Some find that funny, as I’m a Registered Nurse but as I always tell my patients, I don’t mind giving needles; I just don’t like to receive them! I was suffering from stage 4 Endometriosis and had also been diagnosed with Adenomyosis…
I was diagnosed with endometriosis after experiencing both bleeding and pain during intercourse. An ultrasound examination showed that I had a 10cm endometrioma on my right ovary and laparoscopic surgery was scheduled to follow. During surgery, it was discovered that I had severe endometriosis affecting my ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and bowel...
Words cannot describe how much Dr. Ryan Funk from Acubalance has helped me in my fertility journey. I've been seeing Dr. Ryan Funk for almost a year now. I first started at Acubalance shortly after a failed IVF treatment. This was a very difficult time for my husband and I as we had been trying for over 3 1/2 years...
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