Acupuncture | Herbs | Tuina | Nutrition
Stephen Little AP, Dipl AP is a Primary Care Physician of Traditional Chinese Medicine, but also has additional training in the following specialties:
Gynecological issues, Pain Management, and Aging Management

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Detailed descriptions of some of the treatments Little Acupuncture  may address with patients:

Treatments

  • Acupuncture
  • Modern Auricular Acupuncture
  • Modern Scalp Acupuncture
  • Herbal Therapy
  • Tuina
  • Injection Therapy
  • Cupping and Guasha
  • Infertility and IVF aid
  • Gynecological issues
  • Scar Therapy
  • Facial and Breast Rejuvenation
  • Nutrition
  • Professional Supplementation
  • Neurotransmitter assessment and treatment
  • Detoxification therapy
  • Herbal Colon Cleanses
  • Addiction therapy
  • Pain Management Therapy

Injection Therapy

  • It is used for the following in the clinic:
  • Pain
  • Facial and Breast Rejuvenation
  • Skin conditions: acne
  • Vitamin Supplementation
  • Acu point stimulation
  • Scar repolarization and appearance improvement

Gynecological Issues

  • What issues are treated:  Nearly all gynecological issues may be addressed using TCM
  • Experience:  Learned under Gynecology masters in Taiwan
  • Their treatment protocols, and their research based treatment protocols
    • Methods of treatment
    • Acupuncture
    • Modern Scalp Acupuncture
    • Electro Acupuncture
    • Herbal Therapy
    • Professional Supplementation
    • Dietary and Life Style Change Advice
    • BBT charting according to Chinese Medicine

Infertility and IVF Aid

  • Male and Female infertility
  • It is important for both potential parents to come it to be seen and evaluated
    • Experience in Taiwan:   Stephen utilizes in his own practice the infertility herbal treatment protocols that he learned from the gynecology experts and herbal masters Dr. Tsao and Dr. Su in the gynecology department of China Medical University Hospital.
    • It is treated in the clinic using the following methods:
    • Acupuncture
    • Electro Acupuncture
    • Herbal Therapy
    • Professional Supplementation
    • BBT charting according to Chinese Medicine
    • Libido improvement therapy
    • Male infertility treatment
      • Sperm motility improvement
      • Sperm count improvement
      • ED and Libido improvement
  • Success rate:  A systematic review and meta-analysis suggested that women undergoing IVF were 65% more likely to become pregnant when they integrated acupuncture into their normal IVF treatments. BMJ, 2008 February.
  • Who should get it:
    • Anyone that is having an IVF treatment that wants a favorable outcome
    • How I work with the Ob/GYN
      • Herbal and professional supplementation is approved by the physician
      • What I can offer is based on what the physician allows me to do
        • What I need from Ob/GYN:
        • Schedule of when medications administered and what the medications are administered to prevent complications and to let me know what therapy to offer during that time
        • For better treatment, the physician’s diagnosis and quality of the eggs or sperm of the patient
          • Sperm: quantity and motility
          • Eggs: color (ie grey, pink, red) and quality
          • How the treatments occur
            • During specific times of the IVF treatment protocol, herbs and acupuncture need to be administered

Aging Management

  • Unfortunately, aging cannot be reversed, but appearance can be improved, deterioration can be slowed, and bodily health can be improved. You won’t be younger, but you can appear to be younger, move better, think more clearly, and generally feel younger.
  • Everyone over the age of 21, start early, live healthy, look healthy
  • Aging starts at an early age, before it can be seen by the naked eye. Damage from the sun, environmental toxins, improper diet, and improper lifestyle choices build up over time. The body starts to deteriorate at an increasingly rapid rate over time.
  • The best time to start aging management is now.
    • Life experience improvement and graceful aging
    • Prevention of rapid deterioration and free radical damage to tissues
    • Detoxification from improper dietary and lifestyle choices
    • Prevention of skin aging, fine line progression, skin discoloration, and tone loss
    • Rejuvenation of the collagen, thickening of thinned skin
    • Hair and nail quality improvement
    • Pain reduction
    • Digestion improvement
    • Joint improvement
    • Sexual Function Improvement
    • Weight Management
    • Disease prevention and treatment
    • Brain Function improvement with research based nutritional and movement therapies
      • Treatments used:
      • Professional Supplement Therapy – research based approach
      • Detoxification Therapy
      • Herbal Therapy
      • Acupuncture Therapy
      • Injection Therapy
      • Scar Therapy
      • Tuina Tissue and Joint mobilization (not Chiropractic)
      • Dietary and Lifestyle change advice
      • Advice on how to avoid environmental toxins and how to prevent exposure to them
      • Referrals to appropriate health care practitioners for certain issues that can have a detrimental effect on the body and its aging process.

Facial and Breast Rejuvenation

  • Improvement of the appearance of the face and breast by promoting blood and lymphatic circulation to the tissues and rebuilding of collagen beneath the skin.
  • Reducing discoloration and acne break outs in the skin.
  • Improvement of breast issues such as fibrocystic breasts or breast tenderness.
  • Promoting circulation in the breast for detoxification of the breast tissues.
    • Who it is for:
    • Those individuals that would like to improve their appearance and prevent deterioration of their appearance
    • Those individuals that would like to reduce the pain in their breasts while improving their appearance and preventing the deterioration of the tissues supporting the breast.
      • What it does:
      • Acupuncture needles and homeopathic injections stimulate the collagen formation under the surface of the skin.
      • Improved appearance of the skin, skin color,  muscle tone, and skin tautness
      • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and slows the progression of lines.
      • Firms the skin under the eyes and reduces bags under the eyes
      • Reduce puffiness of the face
      • Improves the appearance of the breast, improves the tone of the breast, slows and prevents further sagging of the breasts
      • Improved circulation to the tissues for detoxification, tissue health improvement, reduced fluid retention
      • Scar therapy for improved appearance reduced stiffness and repolarizing the cells for improved cell communication and circulation
      • Slow aging process
      • Improved hormonal balance
      • It can also be used after a face lift to prevent deterioration of the skin and aid in recovery after the face is fully healed.

Scar Therapy

  • Scar therapy is the injection of the scar for the purpose of repolarizing the tissue in the scar to allow for electromagnetic flow through the scar.
  • Scar therapy was developed by physicians in Germany when they noticed improvements in unresolvable issues else where in the body. They found that when the scar tissue was repolarized, cell communication improved, and issues far from the treated scar spontaneously resolved.
  • A common desirable side effect of scar therapy is an improvement in the appearance of the scar with improved color, tactility, and reduced size.
  • Post surgical scar therapy is best to speed recovery and prevent issues that may be related to the scar formation.
  • It is always advised to get every scar in the body treated before treating any ailment, as some ailments will spontaneously resolve after proper treatment of the scar.

Pain Management

  • Little Acupuncture utilizes acupuncture, electro acupuncture, modern scalp acupuncture, modern auricular acupuncture, tuina (chinese massage), Medical Thai Acupressure, stretch coaching for at home care,  herbal therapy, Acu point injection of homeopathics, cupping, guasha, professional supplementation, therapeutic systemic enzyme therapy, and dietary advice for the reduction of inflammation.
  • When needed, the attending physician will refer the patient to an experienced a chiropractor or healthcare physician for treatment and evaluation. As primary care physicians,  Little Acupuncture physicians are trained to identify serious issues that need to be treated by an allopathic physician and will refer them to the appropriate physician.
  • Bone fractures are only treated after treatment by an allopathic physician. Post fracture recovery can potentially be improved by 30% with the use of herbs, herbal topicals when able, homeopathic medications, and acupuncture. The attending Acupuncture physician will work with the allopathic physician to help in rapid recovery.
  • Minor burns can be treated effectively with herbal ointments. Serious burns must be treated in a hospital. Recovery may be improved with acupuncture, herbs, and herbal ointments when indicated.
  • Head trauma
  • Any head trauma must be first evaluated by an appropriate ER physician. Post trauma recovery can be improved with acupuncture. Research based supplementation may be prescribed to reduce inflammation in the brain, and in severe cases digestive issues resulting from a severe head injury.
    • Trigeminal neuralgia can be treated effectively with acupuncture. Rapid recovery with acupuncture has been shown in many studies.

Tuina

  • Tuina is basically Chinese orthopedic massage and bone adjustment.
  • Little Acupuncture’s lead Acupuncture Physician, Stephen Little, received training in Tuina from Tuina Master Dr. Hsu, the head of the Traumatology department at China Medical University Hospital, and initial training from one the leading masters of Tuina in the US, Dr. Dong.
  • Stephen also has extensive training and experience in Myofascial Release, Myoskeletal Alignment, Medical Thai Acupressure, and a highly therapeutic form of Deep Tissue Massage.

Stroke Recovery

  • Stephen Little has extensive experience from China Medical University Hospital in the treatment of post stroke complications and recovery.
  • For improved recovery from a stroke, it is imperative to seek acupuncture treatment as soon as possible after being treated.

Nutritional and Professional Supplements

  • Little Acupuncture physicians recommend and prescribe professional supplements for the treatment and prevention of various pathologies. Little Acupuncture prescribes only the best available professional supplements free of pesticides and toxic impurities.
  • From whole food organic multivitamins to research based high-quality neurotransmitter precursors, Little Acupuncture aims to give the patient the appropriate best practitioner grade supplements available to ensure that the patient is getting the best treatment possible.
  • One of the many keys to aging management is the daily use of high quality professional nutritional supplementation with whole food organic multivitamins, high-quality effective probiotics, high quality enteric coated systemic enzymes, detoxification supplements, high-quality digestible omega 3’s, powerful antioxidants, and the proper minerals when needed.
  • Little Acupuncture uses a research based approach when utilizing supplements for aiding in the treatment of issues or use in aging management.

Food Therapy

  • Each patient of the Little Acupuncture clinic is given advice, when indicated for their treatment protocol, on nutrition to aid in their treatment or general health. Traditional Chinese medicine generally will start the treatment of a disease in its beginning stages with what is called “food therapy”. Generally, it is said that one should always treat an illness with food therapy first, then when the food therapy is insufficient in therapeutic action or just will not help, acupuncture us utilized, and finally herbal therapies are used to treat the illness.

Homeopathy

  • Little Acupuncture only uses high quality and effective homeopathic remedy combinations for the purposes of detoxification, treatment of uncontrolled inflammation, organ disorders, various illnesses, and female issues.
  • Homeopathic remedies are administered via injections, oral drops, topical creams, or tablets.

Neurotransmitter Health

  • At Little Acupuncture, neurotransmitter health is evaluated and supported with research based treatment protocols utilizing professional grade supplements and food therapy that provides nutritional support for healthy neurotransmitter production.

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of:

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Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Bronchitis
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Chronic fatigue
Colitis
Common cold
Constipation
Dental pain
Diarrhea
Digestive trouble
Dizziness
Dysentery
Emotional problems
Eye problems
Facial palsey
Fatigue
Fertility
Fibromyalgia
Gingivitis
Headache
Hiccough
Incontinence
Indigestion
Irritable bowel syndrome
Lower back pain
Menopause
Menstrual irregularities
Migraine
Morning sickness
Nausea
Osteoarthritis
Pain
PMS
Pneumonia
Reproductive problems
Rhinitis
Sciatica
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Shoulder pain
Sinusitis
Sleep disturbances
Smoking cessation
Sore Throat
Stress
Tennis elbow
Tonsillitis
Tooth pain
Trigeminal neuralgia
Urinary tract infections
Vomiting
Wrist pain