Services

 
Health Screening. Not sure if Acupuncture is right for you; then this is your first step to finding out. Schedule a complimentary 20 minute appointment which allows us to meet, discuss your concerns giving you a chance to find out more about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and how it can help you improve your health concerns. After this appointment you can receive Acupuncture, and it is highly recommended if you are experiencing acute or intense pain and/or symptoms. For best results the next step would be the Case Review. (20 minutes)
 
Acupuncture.  postcard-e-yintang  This 5,000 year old healing practice works by stimulating your body’s own resources, through the insertion of extremely fine, solid, sterile stainless steel needles into specific points on the body, maximizing your healing potential to restore and maintain health.  It benefits all disease, as well as emotional and spiritual imbalances, giving you back the health you need to enjoy life to the fullest.

 

 

Auricular (Ear) Therapy.  Needle Free!  Only Ear points are used.  Good for eliminating Pain, Stress, cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Cupping.   postcard-cupping-2A deep tissue therapy that uses glass or plastic cups that are attached to the skin through suction by removing the oxygen from inside the cup to create a vacuum.  The feeling is similar to a massage, except instead of downward pressure the muscles and tissues are pulled upwards by the cup. Cupping relaxes muscles, stimulates blood flow, improves circulation, to reduce toxins and combat pain.  

  

Gua Sha.  (pronounced ““gwah sah”) literally means scrape to red.  Typically performed on the back, using massage oil and/or liniments and a rounded edge stone or bone tool, repeated pressured strokes are applied to the area being treated which produces a redness or petechial.  Gua Sha increases the surface circulation of blood, which results in less inflammation and pain and increased immunity.

 

Moxa.  Is the process of burning the herb Artemisia vulgaris, commonly known as mugwort (Chinese name is ai ye) to induce warmth in the body and stimulate acupoints in order to promote the body’s ability to heal itself.  The radiant heat produced by the burning herbs penetrates deeply into the body, where it is supposed to restore the balance and flow of vital energy or life force called qi.  Moxa is generally used to treat coldness and pain, and to stimulate the immune system. 

 

Chinese Herbal Formulas.

 

Facial Cupping for Anti-Aging.  Facial Cupping is a manual non-invasive procedure that uses specially designed small glass cups which create a mild suction or negative pressure that vacuums and lifts the facial tissue, increasing the local blood circulation and lymphatic flow and reducing inflammation.  The result is fewer fine lines, less noticeable wrinkles and softer, smoother, younger looking skin.  It is like a workout for your face, toning the skin and muscles.  The procedure is gentle, pain free and leaves no marks.  The results are noticeable after just one treatment.

 

bells_facial_cups The Benefits of Facial Cupping

Reduces Puffiness
Reduces Dark Circles
Minimizes Bags Under-Eyes
Firms Jowls
Minimizes Fine Lines & Wrinkles
Plumper Lips
Diminishes Facial Scars
Reduces Sinus & Allergies
Decreases TMJ Pain & Swelling

 

Facial Renewal Acupuncture.   

I am a certified practitioner of The Wakefield Technique ™ Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture™.  It is a safe & effective treatment for renewing the face and body based on the principles of Chinese medicine; the healthier you are, the younger your skin will look!  Fine needles are strategically placed at specific acupuncture points on the body and face to stimulate the body’s natural energies or Qi, for overall health & wellness, while also stimulating blood flow and oxygen in the face to reduce the signs of aging.  The facial portion also focuses on the muscle structure which helps to lift and tone through special needling techniques.  Overall you will be amazed at the gentle and relaxing treatment and impressed with the results!  A safe, natural & effective way to younger looking skin.  (a series of 6-10 treatments is recommended)