This treatment from the TCM health system is several thousand years old. Fine, sterile needles are inserted into specific points on the meridians (energy channels) to improve the flow of qi and restore balance. Acupuncture helps the body maintain homeostasis and equilibrium and is very effective for pain control.
Glass cups with suction are placed over the acupuncture points or areas where there is pain, tension and swelling. It releases spasm and removes toxins from the area.
Application of heat to a specific area of the body for the purpose of treating imbalance and disharmony. It enhances the acupuncture treatment by increasing the qi in the area. This is done by burning an aromatic herb over the acupuncture points.
Specific Chinese herbal formulations are used to energetically harmonize a person’s constitution. These formulas are custom blended as a tea, capsule or tincture for an individual. Yin/Yang and the 5 element theory are used to evaluate and determine the proper the formula.
Wellness and balance realized through whole foods, special diets and food supplements. Focus is placed on adapting a healthy relationship to food and eating. The food paradigm is seen as food as energy, food as medicine, and food as information.
To further investigate symptoms & get to the root cause, testing may be recommended. We use state of the art Lab Testing to check for Hormonal Imbalances, Thyroid Function, GI Issues, Chronic Infection etc. Some Lab Companies include DUTCH TEST, GI MAP, and GREAT PLAINS LABRATORY.
Education on herbal remedies to restore the body’s self-healing mechanism and vital force. Herbal remedies are extracted from leaves, flowers, roots and other plant parts. They may be used in capsules, teas, tinctures, baths, steams, or topically. Herbs help restore the balance deep with in us because the pants themselves embody wholeness. Medicinal plants feed and nourish our entire systems and instill within our hearts the spirit of life and beauty. The effectiveness of herbal remedies is often traced to their high concentrations of vitamins, minerals and other chemical constituents. Herbs help heal the reproductive organs and balance hormonal levels. They aid in restoring overall vitality and health.
A nutritional and supplemental program designed to restore proper detoxification and elimination of waste as well as improving absorption of nutrients. The treatment focuses on the proper functioning of the liver and gastrointestinal system as well as elimination of lifestyle factors and foods, which promote disease and toxicity.
The application of essential oils to treat physical and emotional states. Essential oils are distillation extracts of the aromatic compounds of plants. We always use the highest quality essential oils in the proper percentage of dilution.
An exploration of the interaction between emotional, spiritual and physical factors in the balance of ones health. Some of the techniques may include meditation, visualization, and sound healing.
Chakras are the 7 energy centers associated with different physical, emotional and spiritual states. Balancing may be done with acupuncture, essential oils and manual therapies to create proper flow and alignment throughout the body.