Involves the insertion of fine sterile needles in different locations on the body to move qi (energy). Used to alleviate pain, and treat various mental and physical conditions.
An adjunct modality in Chinese Medicine that helps to promote the flow of blood and qi (energy) throughout the body. Used to help with inflammation, pain and relaxation.
A form of Chinese massage and acupressure that stimulates qi (energy) and blood flow in the body. Used to help promote the function of bones, tendons, joints and muscles.
Gua Sha is a modality of Chinese Medicine that is similar to Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM). Used to help with blood and qi (energy) flow to alleviate pain and promote healing.
Employs the principles of Chinese Medicine to benefit the skin. Used to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, promote a healthy glow, improve muscle tone, stimulate circulation and lymphatic drainage, increase collagen and elastin production and reduce signs of stress and aging on the face.
In addition to the body there are many acupuncture points on the ear, this is called auricular acupuncture. Ear seeds are a good way to elongate the effects of acupuncture and can provide ongoing treatment at home. These can be left on for a few days and can be massaged a few times a day to receive benefit.