Cupping has been used for millennia by cultures around the world. It feels like a reverse massage, with a pulling sensation instead of pressure. It increases blood flow, releases muscle tensionand breaks up fascial adhesions. I use it frequently for upper back and shoulder pain, and IT band tightness.
Regular acupuncture treatments are a wonderful way to maintain emotional balance. It has been shown to help treat depression and anxiety, and can be used as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of eating disorders.
Chinese herbal medicine is a powerful tool in treating many conditions. It has been used for thousands of years for everything from the common cold to upset stomach to menstrual irregularities. I am a NCCAOM board certified herbalist and provide herbal consults in conjunction with acupuncture sessions.
My specialized acupuncture and cupping fascial rejuvenation treatment drains lymph fluid, increases blood flow and encourages collagen production. Enjoy a relaxing experience and a refreshed look to your complexion!
Tuina is a stye of Chinese massage that uses the acupuncture meridians and theory. It is very effective in treating musculoskeletal pain when combined with acupuncture.
Gua Sha brings blood and lymph from deep in the tissue to the surface to improve circulation and bring fresh oxygenated blood to muscle and fascial tissue. It is very useful in treating tension headaches, plantar fasciitis and rotator cuff pain.