Superior Being Acupuncture & Wellness

Superior Being Acupuncture & Wellness strives to provide a natural healing environment that allows the mind, body, and spirit to return to balance. Both our Duluth, MN and Grand Rapids, MN office locations provide acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, and holistic healing for a variety of health issues.

Oriental Medicine encompasses a variety of modalities, each providing a unique degree of healing. Depending on the presented condition one or more modalities may be used.

Acupuncture:  The insertion of thin needles into the skin that stimulate specific points on the body.  The stimulation triggers a physiological response that restores balance and promotes healing.

Chinese Herbal Medicine:  The use of plants, animals, and minerals in the form of powders, teas or pills that help maintain health in the body.

Dietary therapy and lifestyle changes:  Recommended based on individual circumstances; nutrition, yoga, meditation, breath work and qigong support health and allow the patient to take an active role in maintaining wellness.

Cupping:  Using glass or plastic cups, the practitioner creates a suction on the skin.  Cupping is used to free up and balance the flow of qi, remove stagnation and increase blood circulation.

Gua Sha (dermal friction): Using a smooth edged tool, repeated pressure over the skin is applied causing dermal friction increasing circulation and promoting healing.

Moxabustion: The use of the herb ai ye (mugwort) is heated to provide a warming, healing and invigorating effect on specific acupuncture points

Tui Na:  Also known as Chinese massage, the practitioner uses acupressure and massage techniques to relax muscles.

Electrical Stimulation: The use of a machine that transmits small electric current through the needles into the local area.  It is often used for pain and muscle atrophy.


 "At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want."              

       - Lao Tzu