[ACUPUNCTURE | DRY NEEDLING]
Acupuncture - Traditional TCM, Dry Needling & IMS available. Acupuncture has been used to treat several conditions for centruries; ranging from chronic pain (shoulder, traps, neck, sciatica, lumbago), psychological or emotional stress (by relaxing the sympathetic nervous system), gastrointestinal disorders (chrones, ibs, diverticulitis), allergies (seasonal/perenial, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis), and many other chronic ailments.
[COSMETIC FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE | COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE]
Using many extremely fine acupuncture needles, aging lines are traversed and covered on the face; additional points are used on the body to support the overall treatment and relax the patient. Feel your complexion revitalize in this as we (1) relax the muscles of the face, (2) increase collagen production, and (3) bring fullness to the face by increasing circulation. Treatments are roughly an hour long and use anywhere from 30-50 micro-fine cosmetic needles.
Cupping can be thought of as an ‘inverse massage’ – rather than applying pressure to muscles, it uses gentle pressure to pull them up and outward. This therapy can be gentle or deep tissue depending on the needs of the client, and is typically used to treat: back and muscular pain, shoulder injury, pain in neck or traps, mobility issues, stress reduction, improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, as well as promote healing by stimulating various organs.
[TUI NA | ACUPRESSURE MASSAGE]
Tui Na is a an ancient form of acupressure massage and body work unique to Classical Chinese Medicine; archaeological studies have dated it’s use around 2700 BC. Tui Na makes use of acupressure points as well as several motion, traction techniques to: increase mobility, treat chronic muscular skeletal conditions, aches and pains, reduce stress, improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, as well as promote healing of the ‘whole’.
[FACIAL ACUPRESSURE | MICROSYSTEMS MASSAGE]
Working with various acupressure points found in the – face, scalp, hands and feet – this massage seeks to affect the overall state of the body via it’s extremities (or ‘microsystems’). Employing some of the same techniques used in TuiNa but the focus here is to relax, revitalize the complexion, clear sinus and lymph, rejuvenate the mind body and spirit.
[MOXA | MOXIBUSTION | MUGWART THERAPY]
This ancient chinese therapy makes use of 'moxa', a by-product of dried mugwort (latin: artemisia argyi). this plant has unique detoxifying properties, and creates a penetrating and calming heat when used.
[GUA SHA | SCRAPPING | GRASTON TECHNIQUE]
This healing modality, long heralded in TCM for it's immunity boosting/cold fighting properties and muscular skeletal benefits, makes use of massage instruments to move blood unilaterally through tissue. more recently this manual therapy has been applied to chronic pain and mobility issues caused by adhesions and scar tissue.
I currently offer the following manual therapies for management of pain, emotional stress, insomnia, digestive issues, allergies, and many other chronic / acute health concerns. See a synopsis of their benefits under more information.
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• ACUPUNCTURE - 针灸
• COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE - 美容针灸
• CUPPING THERAPY - 拔罐
• MOXIBUSTION | MUGWART THERAPY - 灸
• TUI NA | ACUPRESSURE MASSAGE - 推拿
• SCALP ACUPRESSURE | MICROSYTEMS - 气功
• GUA SHA | GRASTON TECHNIQUE - 刮痧
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