Acupuncture

Acupuncture is used to prevent and treat disease, relieve pain, balance mood, enhance athletic performance, increase fertility, and improve overall health and wellness. The insertion of very fine, disposable, stainless steel needles at specific points on the surface of the skin. Acupuncture influences and balances the physiological functioning of the body. As a drug-free treatment, it is a safe method of promoting and maintaining one’s health.

Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbology is a powerful system that treat numerous common complaints. It is personalized to the specific needs of each patient, resulting in minimal side effects. Chinese herbs can support the immune system and provide beneficial nutrients.

Fire Cupping

Fire Cupping mobilizes blood flow to promote healing. Fire Cupping is used for many conditions including back, shoulder and neck pain, the common cold and influenza.

Tui-Na/Acupressure

Tui Na is the traditional system of Chinese style physical therapy or massage. Tui Na uses kneading, pressing, rolling and stretching of the body. Tui Na is used to regulate Qi and blood flow, and improve the function of tendons, bones and joints.

Moxibustion

A technique in which the Chinese herb Ai Ye is used to warm an acupuncture point or meridian. Moxibustion helps inducing a smoother flow of qi and blood.

Gua Sha

Gua Sha promotes normal circulation and enhances metabolic processes. Gua Sha is valuable in the treatment of pain, upper respiratory and digestive problems, and many acute or chronic disorders.

Electro-Acupuncture

A technique where small electrical currents are passed through acupuncture needles to add additional stimulation to acupuncture points. Electro-acupuncture has been proven to decrease pain, accelerate tissue healing and significantly reduce inflammation.

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