Traditional Chinese Medicine

From the ancient theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment methods have evolved and are used to improve the overall health, functions and balance of the body. The theories include yin, yang and qi theories, five element theory, and meridian theory. Health is seen as a balance of yin and yang, the smooth flow of qi in the meridians in the body, and the integration of a wholistic model from five element theory that creates harmony with the environment. The treatment methods include various means to stimulate free flow and balance of qi in the meridians, such as acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, electrical stimulation, and tuina massage, along with herbal medicine.

Acupuncture treatments use disposable, single use, sterilized, stainless steel, fine needles to gently insert into the skin. Very relaxing!

Herbal Medicine prescribed in the form of powder draft, decoction, or tincture.

Moxibustion treatments use an ignited herb that is placed over the body to heat the skin.

Medical Qi Gong easy to learn exercises and treatments that promote qi flow and overall health.

Cupping treatments use cups that are heated and applied to the skin, resulting in the suction up of the skin to draw out cold, heat or blood stagnation, resulting in a temporary discoloration of the skin.

Ear Seeds treatments use a seed attached to a piece of tape to stimulate specific ear acupuncture points.

Tuina Massage stimulates the flow of energy in the body, to speed healing and relieve pain and stiffness.