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The practice of inserting tiny needles at specific points in the body to treat a wide variety of physical and psychological conditions. It is the main component of traditional Chinese medicine.
How it Works
Acupuncture is the procedure of inserting tiny needles into various points on the body for therapeutic purposes. It produces a subtle initial sensation then is pain-free for the remainder of the treatment.
Commonly treated conditions include:
Back Pain (acute and chronic)
Neck Pain (acute and chronic)
Pre and Post-Operative Pain
Digestive issues: Acid Reflux, IBS, Constipation, Nausea
Stress/Anxiety and Depression
Sinusitis, Allergies (immune function)
Headaches and Dizziness
PMS and Menstrual Irregularities
Symptoms of Menopause (hot flashes, night sweats)
Skin disorders: Hives/Rash
Low energy & fatigue
The World Health Organization (WHO) has conducted controlled clinical trials to prove the efficacy of acupuncture. For a full list of conditions that can be treated, read my blog post: “Acupuncture Efficacy - The WHOs full list of conditions treated.”
Bodywork - Massage
Manual therapy techniques are essential to facilitate healing, relieve pain/tension, calm the nervous system and increase circulation of blood and lymph.
HOW IT WORKS
Bodywork treatments can include the use of tools like glass cups, rapid release fascial technology and infrared stone mats and lamps. Massage therapy can include deep tissue, trigger point work, myofascial release, passive stretching and Swedish relaxation technique.
Soft tissue bodywork is an excellent approach for relieving stress, supporting the immune system, and melting away tension in sore muscles and fascia. This work can also assist in treating migraines, insomnia, anxiety and chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Increase Circulation of Blood and Lymph
Support Immune System
Support Digestive System
Cam the Nervous System
Herbal Medicine and Supplements
How we live daily has a huge impact on the efficacy of a treatment plan and an overall healthy life. Using daily supplements and herbal medicines can be a very effective addition to a health-focused lifestyle.
HOW IT WORKS
Patented Chinese herbal formulas and nutritional supplements can address patterns of imbalance that manifest in a variety of symptoms and complaints. The aims of herbal therapy and supplements are to help you regain balance in your mind-body and to strengthen your resistance to disease.
Increase your Energy/Vitality
Improve your Sleep
Improve Menopausal symptoms
Help Regulate Menstrual cycles
Decrease Cold/Flu symptoms
Improve your Breathing