Originating in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture is currently one of the most practiced, and respected forms of complementary medicine available.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, overall health is determined by the quality of the Qi (energy) flow through the natural pathways of the body (meridians). Acupuncture uses a variety of techniques, including placing very thin sterile needles into specific points on the body, to stimulate and improve Qi flow.
Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles through the skin to specific points in the body. It's a Traditional Chinese practice that treats different dis-eases, relieves pain, and promotes healing in the body by increasing the ability to resist, or overcome illnesses and conditions by correcting imbalances in the body.
Cupping relieves aches and pains, improves circulation, and also helps with respiratory and digestive issues. Specialized (usually glass) cups are placed onto specific points on the body. Suction is used to draw the skin up into the cups. It doesn't hurt — it simply draws fresh blood to that area of the body, which facilitates the cleansing and strengthening of the body's Qi (energy). Greater overall sense of health and well-being is achieved.
Although Gua Sha (scraping) is an ancient healing technique used by Chinese Medicine practitioners for thousands of years, it is relatively unknown in the West. It is recognized throughout Asia as a highly effective treatment for chronic pain conditions, stress, fatigue, and other ailments.
Gua Sha is applied to specific parts on the body. A smooth, round-edged tool (such as a spoon) is used to apply short brisk strokes to the area of complaint. This creates red patches of skin (called "Sha"), detoxifying the blood and restoring the healthy flow of Qi (energy) to the area. There may be discomfort involved, and the red patches of skin will fade in 2 to 3 days. But the sense of health and vitality you experience from it will last much longer.
Electro-Acupuncture is an effective holistic treatment for pain, nausea, and other ailments. Very thin and sterile needles are inserted into specific points along the meridians of your body. The needles are then attached to a device that delivers gentle electrical pulses between two points. This helps restore the healthy flow of Qi (energy) through the body. - Electro-acupuncture is used to remove blockages and clearing out stagnant areas, therefore creating a stronger and clearer experience of health and well-being.
Chinese herbal medicine is a 2,000 year old tradition using naturally occurring substances — including herbs — to enhance one's health and vitality. As opposed to Western medicine, the foundation of this approach is to support the body's natural self-healing mechanisms and abilities.
Since each patient has different needs, a variety of combined herbs are carefully selected to synergistically blend together to achieve optimal results for each individual's unique situation. High-quality, professional-grade herbal medicines that are available only to qualified licensed professionals are prescribed.
Massage Therapy increases circulation of blood and lymph systems, allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs. Therefore, helps the body's natural ability to heal itself. It relaxes and softens injured and overused muscle tissue, reduces spasms and cramping. It also improves range-of-motion, decreases discomfort, relieves and alleviates pain.
Reiki is a healing practice that originated in Japan. It is used to improve and balance physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. - In the United States, Reiki is part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
Essential oils offer a variety of benefits. The diversity of essential oils makes them a helpful way to maintain health. Using essential oils for health benefits has become popular because it allows the user to tailor the experience to their specific wants and needs.