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ACUPUNCTURE — PORTLAND OREGON

Experience Deep & Lasting Healing with Five Element Acupuncture

Five Element Acupuncture

Designed to treat the underlying causes of a condition or illness. Rather than simply relieving symptoms, acupuncture restores your natural ability to heal and brings harmony to your body, mind, and spirit. Our goal is to produce lasting and meaningful relief from pain and illness.
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Herbal Medicine

Over thousands of years, the Chinese have learned how to combine herbs with synergistic healing properties to produce powerful and balanced formulas customized to meet your individual needs. Herbal and nutritional therapy work together to provide your body with a proper balance of nutrients and metabolites, the physical foundation of health.
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Zero Balancing

A hands-on bodywork system that aligns energy and structure within the body. It is highly compatible with Five Element acupuncture therapy. Zero Balancing can alleviate physical pain and emotional distress, giving you a sense of fluidity that allows you to cope with discomfort more resiliently and enjoy life.
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Nutritional Therapy

Healing starts with your dinner plate. A nutrient-dense whole foods diet gives you the foundation that your body needs to restore and maintain health. A healthy diet enhances the benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine, so that you recover faster.
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At Inner Works Acupuncture, we believe that illnesses and pain are not enemies to be fought—they present opportunities to start on the path to deeper healing and transformation.

With regular treatment, I have more energy and less pain. Five Element Acupuncture gives me the strength to cope with the multiple symptoms of chronic illness, and the confidence to know that I have the inner resources I need to heal.

D.M.
Small Business Owner

Elizabeth Zenger, Ph.D., L.Ac.

Dr. Liz Zenger’s path to becoming an access point for healing began with her own chronic pain and the search for more effective treatment options than those offered by Western medicine. Her desire to find true inner healing and share it with others has guided her life’s work.
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Restore Balance in Your Body, Mind & Spirit​

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What is Moxibustion and Why is It Used?

Acupuncture has a powerful sister that gets much less attention in the West, called moxibustion. Ancient and equally potent, acupuncture and moxibustion go hand-in-hand in east Asian traditional healing. The Chinese word that we translate as “acupuncture”, zhenjiu 针灸, actually refers to both acupuncture and moxibustion together (literally, it means “needle moxa”).

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Prenatal Acupuncture May Reduce Nausea and Relieve Pain

Acupuncture is gaining traction as a natural and holistic approach to alleviating nausea, pain, and other unpleasant symptoms associated with pregnancy. Your healer will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that’s designed to support your individual health needs.

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Metal - Autumn
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Value, Respect and Esteem: Spirit of the Metal Element

This fall, the USA seems to have sunk to a new low in our national character. Value, respect, and esteem – the spirit of the Metal Element in Autumn – have been lost from the body politic and society at large. In these divided times, we need a healthy Metal Element more urgently than ever. Autumn is the season for spiritual purification, releasing old toxins and recovering what is most precious in human nature. The Metal Element calls forth the best in each of us, our higher consciousness.

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