Bruxism Treatment: A Holistic Approach with Dr. Kihyon Sohn’s Traditional Asian Medicine of Acupuncture and Herbal medicine
Understanding Bruxism and Its Impact
Bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding, affects many individuals, causing dental issues and discomfort. In Beaverton, Oregon, individuals seeking a holistic approach to address bruxism have found solace in the expertise of Dr. Kihyon Sohn, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in traditional Asian medicine, including acupuncture and herbal medicine.
The Traditional Asian Medicine Perspective
Traditional Asian Medicine vs. Traditional Chinese Medicine
While traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and traditional Asian medicine share common roots, Dr. Kihyon Sohn emphasizes the nuances of the latter. Traditional Asian medicine embraces a broader spectrum, incorporating influences from various Asian cultures, creating a more personalized and adaptive approach.
Acupuncture for Bruxism Relief
Dr. Kihyon Sohn’s bruxism treatment involves acupuncture, a key element in traditional Asian medicine. Dr. Sohn strategically places fine needles to stimulate specific points, promoting energy flow and addressing imbalances contributing to teeth grinding.
Herbal Medicine for Sustainable Results
Complementing acupuncture with herbal medicine is vital to Dr. Sohn’s treatment protocol. Tailored herbal remedies, rooted in traditional Asian medicine principles, aim to restore balance and alleviate the underlying causes of bruxism, providing a holistic and sustainable solution.
Dr. Kihyon Sohn’s Methodology
Dr. Sohn begins with a thorough assessment, delving into the patient’s medical history, lifestyle, and specific symptoms. This holistic approach allows him to identify individual imbalances and tailor treatments accordingly.
Personalized Acupuncture Sessions
Acupuncture sessions are personalized based on the patient’s unique condition. Dr. Kihyon Sohn’s expertise ensures that the acupuncture points targeted align with traditional Asian medicine principles, promoting overall well-being while addressing bruxism.
Customized Herbal Prescriptions
Herbal prescriptions are curated to complement the acupuncture sessions. Dr. Sohn’s deep knowledge of traditional Asian herbs enables him to create blends that specifically target the imbalances contributing to bruxism, fostering a harmonious state within the body.
The Unique Benefits of Traditional Asian Medicine for Bruxism
Addressing Root Causes
Unlike symptomatic approaches, Dr. Kihyon Sohn’s traditional Asian medicine techniques aim to address the root causes of bruxism. By restoring balance to the body’s energy flow, the treatment seeks to prevent the recurrence of teeth grinding.
One of the distinctive aspects of traditional Asian medicine is its focus on holistic well-being. Dr. Sohn’s approach extends beyond treating the symptoms, promoting overall health and balance in the body, mind, and spirit.
Kihyon Sohn Acupuncture is on Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, east of OR 217, making it easy to reach from Beaverton, Aloha, Hillsboro, Tigard, Lake Oswego, NW, and SW Portland. We have on-site parking, a handicap-accessible entrance and restroom, and treatment rooms on the ground floor for everyone’s convenience. Please call us at (503) 404-4567 for a same-day appointment. It’s a good idea to call or book online in advance.