Acupuncture promotes the body's innate self healing potential "Qi" through the insertion of needles into precise acupuncture points. Feeling a sensation similar to a mosquito bite, acupuncture down regulates the autonomic nervous system relieving pain, stress, anxiety and any other irregularities that your body may be experiencing due to a fast paced life style.
Cupping is much like the inverse of massage - rather than applying pressure to muscles, The suction in the cups causes the skin and superficial muscle layer to be lightly drawn into the cup. . For most patients, this is a particularly relaxing and relieving sensation. Cupping not only releases lactic acid and stagnations that are stuck deep in the muscle layer, but it also releases emotions that we tend to store in our muscular tensions relieving pain on both a physical and emotional level. The suction can leave red marks on the skin that last a few days.
Tui Nai Therapy
Tui Na manipulative therapy is a chinese therapy which makes use of rhythmic compression techniques along different acupuncture channels of the body. By using various hand techniques like gliding, kneading, vibration, tapping, friction, pulling, rolling, pressing and shaking, tui nai therapy removes blockages, relieves pain and improves circulation. It benefits the body by working to alleviate both acute and chronic pain, insomnia, constipation, anxiety, fatigue and stress
Gua Sha is a muscle scraping technique which reveals where stagnation lies in the muscle from old injuries similar to a deep cleaning in a house where dirt was previously swept under the rug. By applying firm strokes to muscles, gua sha helps break up congestion in the form of congealed blood from an injury, or lactic acids and other toxins that build up in the muscles due to over use. Gua sha leaves marks range in color from light red to dark purple which disappear in 3-5 days further exhibiting the bodies self healing potential on a deeper level.
Eastern Nutrition Counseling
Good nutrition is important part of maintaining and improving your health. Eastern Nutritional counseling focuses on evaluating your diet and incorporating seasonal foods which improve your current health constitution by taking into account your food preferences and health goals