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Frequently Asked Questions

See acupuncture treatment for back pain in video below.


Dr. Mostafa Belkhalfia treats a patient.

What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture treatments involve the insertion of fine needles into the body at specific points corresponding to organs targeted to curb health problems.

How can acupuncture help acid reflux?
A sterile needle of a specific size is placed in the lower leg. The treatment helps to promote good blood circulation.

Can Dr. Belkhalfia create medicines or concoctions to meet my specific needs?
Very possibly. Dr. Belkhalfia has several years of experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical research and manufacturing.

What is hijama?
This is a procedure widely used in China for thousands of years. Hijama is also known as “cupping.” Heated glass cups are placed on the upper back of the patient in a way to create a vacuum that will draw out dead blood cells through the skin. This procedure promotes increased circulation of the blood and other health advantages.

Does Dr. Belkhalfia also offer chiropractic services?
Dr. Belkhalfia is a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (M.A.O.M.) and a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine.