A technique that applies pressure to specific acupuncture points utilizing fingers, hand, elbow or various mechanical devices to provide relief of symptoms, balancing and motivating the flow of Qi throughout the body.
The treatment of disease that applies heat to acupuncture points. The technique involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing. The herb is burned slowly in various forms (moxa sticks, cones, or warming cylinders) and held on or near the acupuncture point to warm the channels. The herb is used to stimulate blood flow, and maintain general health.
A method of acupuncture treatment that applies suction and creates a vacuum, by applying a glass cup to the skin. The technique increases local circulation of blood and lymph, stretches muscle tissue, loosens adhesions and scar tissue for the treatment of myofascial restrictions and trigger points. Cupping can affet the body up to four inches into the tissues, causing the tissues to release toxins, and activating the lymphatic system. Cupping is often applied in combination traditional needling. This treatment can also used in the relief of symptoms of indigestion, hypertension, chronic cough, painful menstruation, boils, arthritis, tendonitis, low back pain, sprains and other back injuries.
A therapy that utilizes the rich supply of blood and nerves in the ear to diagnose and treat disease, by stimulating acupuncture points in the ear. Auriculotherapy is effective in the treatment of a wide range of common diseases. It is especially successful in the treatment of chronic disease or used as an analgesic during surgery or childbirth. There are diverse auriculartherapy methods, such as acupressure, magnets, needling, electrical stimulation and moxibustion. Auriculartherapy is also widely used in hospitals and clinics that specialize in addiction, psychiatric and mental disorders.
Oriental massage therapy which combines the management of body movements through soft tissue manipulation (muscles and tendons) to impact the flow of Qi, and realign musculoskeletal with ligament interaction.
An ancient healing technique that has the ability to break up stagnation and promote circulation of blood in the area, thereby relieving pain.
Eastern Dietary Lifestyle Counseling
In Eastern medicine, it is believed that what a person eats has a tremendous effect on their health. An individualized diet is essential to cultivating health with both our internal and external environments and, as a result, optimal health.