Start your healing today! Acupuncture is a technique performed by inserting smooth needles, into little energetic centers known as acupuncture points.
These points can be stimulated or sedated in several ways and
when applied properly it can aid the body in any condition. The classical texts mention that acupuncture excels in conditions of "excess" , common signs of excess may be indicated such as headaches, muscle pain, irritability, emotionally imbalances and much more. However it is still beneficial in those of the "deficient" nature when treatment is used with herbal prescription to maximize results.
A consultation with your Chinese Medicine doctor , will be able to diagnose the nature of your condition for you.
Cupping, Gua Sha and Moxabustion.
Cupping is a suction technique used by applying glass or plastic cups, along the meridians and acupuncture points. The cups invigorate Qi and Blood to the area, cleansing the tissue's with new blood, aiding in recovery and pain relief.
Gua Sha is used to cleanse 'Sha' from the body, Sha is a toxic accumulation build up in the body from stagnant Qi and Blood, which can be the cause of your aches and pains. Brushing a spoon along the affected area, allows the Sha to be released and pain dissolved. Sha can be recognized by the colour of the marks seen on the skin after a Cupping or Gua Sha treatment.
Moxabustion is heat therapy, commonly performed with a compressed stick of mugwort known as a moxa stick, Several health benefits have been recorded including improved blood flow and production, used specifically for weak people or those with arthritis and aches that are affected by temperature and weather.
Qi gong, Dietary and life style plans
Chinese medicines greatest strength is the knowledge interconnectedness of our lives and health, regarding how our physical movements, our emotional experiences and our cognitive thoughts/mental outlooks create disease.
Knowing this, we can aid in disease prevention before it becomes serious and we can give you the tools through diet , meditation and exercise to help bring you back to your path of better health!