The Ridge Acupuncture & Massage


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Helping bring quality, affordable holistic healthcare to everyone.

Acupuncture at The Ridge

Acupuncture at The Ridge

Acupuncture is one of the modalities of Traditional Chinese (or Oriental) Medicine. Acupuncture involves the use of small, sterile needles (about as thick as a human hair) inserted shallowly into the skin at specific points on the body. Qi (pronounced: chee) is the universal life energy, it is carried throughout the body in channels called meridians and is accessed through the acupuncture points. This treatment can help to move, strengthen, or balance the Qi. Each acupuncture treatment is tailored to the body’s individual needs. We may also use cupping, gua sha, electro-acupuncture, tui na (Chinese massage techniques), moxibustion, and/or of course herbal medicine in the course of your visit. What does acupuncture treat? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of a multitude of conditions. Many people try Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a “last resort” to serious and complex medical problems and find that it can help them when other treatments could not. Acupuncture is also often used as a preventative medicine. Many people see...

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Will It Help Me?

Will It Help Me?

What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can: Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion. Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays. Ease medication dependence. Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system. Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles. Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts. Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin. Increase joint flexibility. Lessen depression and anxiety. Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks. Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation. Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling. Reduce spasms and cramping. Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles. Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller. Relieve migraine pain. A Powerful Ally There’s no denying the power of bodywork. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we...

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Chinese Medicine & Services

Chinese Medicine & Services

Traditional Chinese (or Oriental) Medicine is a complete healing system dating back 2500 years. It incorporates various modalities including acupuncture, herbal medicine, tui na (massage therapy), moxibustion (use of an herb to warm and promote healing in the body), and may include lifestyle transformations for maintaining optimal health; such as exercise therapy, nutritional modification, and meditation. Located in the heart of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, The Ridge Acupuncture & Massage’s mission is to make quality healthcare accessible to anyone. We accept most Health Insurances if acupuncture is in your plan. We offer services in: acupuncture herbal medicine massage therapy nutritional advice sports medicine women’s health (fertility, pre and post-natal, menopause, menses) stress/anxiety/depression digestive complaints colds/flu’s allergies/rhinitis pain management smoking cessation (reference the support group Quitza to see how acupuncture is helping people quit smoking) & overall health   Click Here to Schedule Your Next Appointment...

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Meet Our Amazing Team

Our products are built with the hard work of our amazing team.

Larry Embree M.S., L.Ac.

Larry Embree M.S., L.Ac.

acupuncturist

Juliet Straeb, M.S.TCM LAc.

Juliet Straeb, M.S.TCM LAc.

acupuncturist, herbalist & massage therapist

Tanya Embree , LMT

Tanya Embree , LMT

massage therapist