Acupuncture is the practice of penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles which are then activated through gentle and specific movements of the practitioner's hands or with electrical stimulation.
Cupping is the modern term for an ancient medical treatment popular in Asian and Arab cultures. Once suction is created, the cups are placed on the skin (usually the back) and moved across the body.
Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine technique which involves the burning of mug-wort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing. It is often paired in treatment with acupuncture.
Chinese herbal medicines are mainly plant based, but can include minerals or animal products. They can be packaged as powders, pastes, lotions or capsules, depending on the herb and its intended use.
Massage is the practice of rubbing and kneading the body using the hands. Generally, massage is delivered to improve the flow of blood and fluid in lymph glands.
Reiki is a form of alternative therapy commonly referred to as energy healing. It involves the transfer of universal energy from the practitioner’s palms to their patient.
While the acupuncture treatment is initiating physiological changes, the hypnosis is shifting deep-seated beliefs and generating new neural pathways , which in turn creates new behaviors.
Guided Imagery Meditation is a relaxation technique that purposely guides thoughts and beliefs to achieve a desired outcome. When combined with Acupuncture, the relaxation is deeper.
Reflexology is the art of using specific touch techniques, on reflex maps believed to resemble the human form on the feet, hands, and ears to achieve relaxation and balance in the body.
Having a consultation when you don’t know where to start, is a good idea. What I do in my healing practice is extensive, and to someone ‘new’ to these types of treatments, it can be overwhelming.
Micro-Needling is the insertion of fine short needles into the skin for the purpose of rejuvenation. By creating a small wound, the skin will respond with collagen production and new skin cells.