Using thin sterile needles we can activate the healing process, regulate the body, alleviate pain. These are precise points which have been utilized for thousands of years.
Herbs were commonly used before western pharmaceuticals were introduced. Treating and preventing medical conditions with herbs is naturally safe, as an overdose would cause irritation or nausea instead of landing in the emergency room. Dosages are carefully calculated to make a formula specialized for you.
Acupoint Injection Therapy
The injection of herbs, homeopathics, and other nutritional supplements in the form of sterile substances into acupuncture points by means of hypodermic needles but not intravenous therapy to promote, maintain, and restore health; for pain management and palliative care; for acupuncture anesthesia; and to prevent disease.
Ai Ye or mugwort is carefully burned on points either directly or on needles to add energy to the body or warm an area to promote healing.
Tuina is the original form of massage therapy using many techniques to reduce pain and promote mobility.
Your practitioner may check for sha by pressing with the finger tips, usually in areas of chronic pain. If Sha is present, a gentle scraping technique with a polished piece of jade or a ceramic gua sha spoon is utilized to release the Sha which is trapped between the tissues of the body.
A safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate. Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures that do not show up in many of the standard tests (x-rays, myelograms, CAT scans, electromyography, etc.
Food and Nutrition is the utmost most vital part of you reaching your health goals, except for sleep, which is just as vital. By reviewing your diet diary we will make gentle adjustments to help you reach your health goals.
Acupuncture and Allied Modalities Appointment
When a combination of therapies is best to help you meet your healthy goals, this treatment offers the combination of therapies best suited for you. Your Acupuncturist will tailor a treatment made just for you.
We understand concerns with Covid-19, telehealth appointments are available if you prefer. We will run through many questions and use tongue diagnosis to determine a proper herbal treatment, food therapy and self care techniques. Herbal Formulas are customized for you not much more than a supplement you can buy over the counter. You will be sent a private meeting link when you book an appointment.