Ito Clinic: Acupuncture & TCM

Once upon a time, the Martial Arts training were very serious. Along with the training, body maintenance knowledge and technique were developed. Today, it is so calledTCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) including Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and some other modalities. Through your Karate training, you will gain the strength, moreover TCM support your training and healthy living. Check our schedule for seminars. For a treatment, please call 503-490-2326 to schedule your appointment.

Yoshifumi Ito, L.Ac., Ms.O.M


Ito Clinic

Acupuncture Treats:

  1. Pain
    Headaches, neck, and back pains. Arthritis, sciatica, bursitis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel.
  2. Addiction
    Nicotine, alcohol, and drugs. Helps with reducing cravings and suppressing withdrawal symptoms.
  3. Stress
    Anxiety, depression, and poor sleep.
  4. Respiratory
    Common cold, allergies, sinusitis, cough, and asthma.
  5. Digestive
    Constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, colitis, and ulcers.
  6. Woman's Health
    PMS, painful menses, menopause, and infertility.
  7. Heart
    Hypertension, palpations, and poor circulation.


  1. Does Acupuncture work?
    Yes. In the history of mankind, more people have used acupuncture and Oriental Medicines than all other types of treatments combined.
  2. Does Acupuncture only provide temporary results?
    No. Acupuncture treats not only the symptoms, but the under lying cause of the disease as well. When the cause of the problem is corrected, the results can be long-lasting or permanent.
  3. How many treatments will I need?
    The number of treatments varies widely depending on the condition. Usually 1-2 treatments per week re recommended. Chronic illnesses require treatment for several weeks or longer. Acute problems generally respond much faster. Occasional treatments throughout the year are usually recommended to maintain good health.
  4. How long the treatment session last?
    A session can last anywhere from a few minutes to over one hour.
  5. Can I feel the needles?
    There is little or no pain associated with acupuncture. The needles used are very thin. There may be a mild discomfort with insertion, but once they are in place, the client usually does not notice, and feels very relaxed.
  6. Are the needles disposable?
    Yes. They are disposed of after each treatment.
  7. Does insurance cover Acupuncture fee?
    Many insurance companies cover acupuncture fees, so please check with yours.


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