Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

The insertion of super-fine needles into the skin at specific acupuncture points to move qi, blood, and fluids in the body.

Traditional Japanese Acupuncture

A style of acupuncture that emphasizes a more shallow insertion of the needles.  There is an emphasis on palpation and direct moxibustion.

Moxibustion Therapy

The burning of the herb Ai Ye (Chinese Mugwart) on or near acupuncture points to facilitate healing. It is used to strengthen and stimulate the flow of qi and blood, as well as maintain general health.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbs and medicinal prescriptions are based on each individual's condition and diagnosis.

Tui Na Massage

A form of Traditional Chinese medical massage and acupressure that can be used alone or in combination with acupuncture.  Tui Na treats acute and chronic musculoskeletal issues and can increase the effectiveness of your acupuncture treatment.

Western Medical Massage

Swedish massage is offered as a means of increasing circulation and aiding in relaxation.  Deep tissue massage, and trigger point therapy provide more intense deep muscle work to help aid in unwinding specific points of tension.

Cupping

A technique in which small glass cups are placed on the skin via suction created by heat. This process stimulates blood flow, moves qi, breaks up obstruction and feels like a deep tissue massage.

Dietary Advice

Nutritional counseling and lifestyle recommendations are a fundamental part of a holistic treatment plan and are based on each individual's condition, lifestyle needs and Chinese medical diagnosis.

Gua Sha

A technique which involves rubbing the skin with a round-edged instrument to promote normal circulation, and rid tissue and muscles of metabolic waste by moving congested fluids.

Other healing art

Including breathing techniques, postural exercises, and Qi Gong.