Frequently Asked Questions



What is it?

  • Acupuncture improves the bodys self healing process  and involves  insertion of very fine needles at energetic pathways along the body

What does it do?

  • Acupuncture revitalizes and creates a smooth flow of Qi, and blood within the body. As a result the body returns to a state of balance, naturally

What is Qi?

  • pronounced "chee",Qi is the Chinese term for life energy, or life spirit, a vital force that flows through all living things.  Qi is in a constant state of flux between yin and yang. (feminine and masculine) When the yin and yang aspects of Qi are in balance, there is harmony and good health. When they are off balance, illness and pain exist.

When is it used?

  • Acupuncture is used to treat a wide range of conditions such as: pain, injury, headache, arthritis, backpain, fibromyalgia, asthma, gynecological conditions and nausea.

Herbal Medicine


What is it?

  • Herbal Medicine is the most widely used treatment in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Herbs are prescribed to restore energy balance to the opposing forces of energy - Yin and Yang - that run through invisible channels in the body.

What does it do?

  • Herbal preparations treat acute diseases,heal chronic illness, and maintain daily life health by keeping the balance of human body.

What types are there?

  • The majority of preparations are taken orally, such as teas, powders or pre-made pills. Some can be applied topically such as salves, compresses or plasters.

When is it used?

  • there are thousands of traditional formulas for almost every existing condition. Your treatment plan will be customized and tailored to your unique needs  to bring you to optimum health.



What is it?

  • the burning of "moxa" which is made from dried leaves of the mugwort plan to facilitate healing

What does it do?

  • Moxibustion has been used for centuries to strengthen the immune system, bring more qi and blood circulation and warm the body

How does it work?

  • Moxibustion is used either indirectly or directly based on the condition being treated. Moxa is used in various forms during treatments intensify its benefits .

When is it used?

  • Moxibustion is a wonderful treatment for illness caused by cold, deficiency, pain, digestive problems, and protection against flu and cold

Sunstone Acupuncture

5455 W. 38th Ave

Unit C

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033