Acupuncture anyone? Jade Mountain moves to First Street West 2009-10-02Erin Potter of Jade Mountain Wellness & Acupuncture prepares patient Obie Wilkins for a cupping treatment followed by acupuncture. David F. Rooney photoPotter waves a burning taper beneath a glass cup to help generate a weak vacuum and then applies the cup to Wilkins’ back. Potter is a trained practitioner of Chinese traditional medicine who studied in China. David F. Rooney photoPotter pulls the cup along Wilkins’ back to relieve congestion. As she applied pressure he moaned in relief. A few minutes later she applied acupuncture needles to specific location on his back. David F. Rooney photoOnce the needles were gently inserted into specific points, she attached herbal briquets to two of them in what is called a moxa treatment and lit them. “It really felt good,” Wilkins said. Formerly known as the Revelstoke Acupuncture Clinic, Potter’s clinic has been renamed as Jade Mountain Wellness & Acupuncture and recently moved to 101 1st Street West. Her phone number is 250-837-3900.