East Asian medicine is an evidence-based system that has been used for thousands of years to achieve balance and health. It is based on the theory of “qi” or life energy. Health and wellness is created by balanced and abundant qi flow in the body. Interrupted qi flow compromises the body and results in illness. Symptoms of imbalance can manifest in many ways. East Asian Medicine is individualized medicine that treats the root of your imbalance to alleviate symptoms.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine Services we offer:
5 Element Acupuncture
Biopuncture for Pain Relief
Acupuncture treatments include an intake, East Asian Medicine diagnosis, and treatment. Points are chosen to unwind patterns in the body that are causing imbalance, pain and discomfort. Acupuncture points have a systemic and local effect on the body and can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions including pain, menstrual disorders, fertility, mental health and more. We also offer Cosmetic Acupuncture, to learn more go to our Holistic Beauty Page.
Cosmetic Acupuncture is a focused approach to improving the complexion. Acupuncture points in the face help improve circulation, relax tight muscles, lift energy and boost collagen production. For more information go to our Holistic Skin Care page.
Herbal Medicine is a powerful tradition of using botanicals to assist in healing the body. Along with using East Asian Herbal Formulas, we also can create Custom Herbal Blends that combine Western and East Asian Herbal traditions.
Five Element Therapy helps to identify constitutional patterns and emotional habits. Each person has a dominant element that influences their interactions with the people and spaces around them. 5 element treatments help to unwind these patterns with acupuncture, lifestyle counseling and bodywork. Examples of constitutional types and imbalances are:
|Element||Negative Emotional Patterns||Mental/Emotional Strength|
|Wood||Anger/Depression||Creativity and Passion for Justice|
|Fire||Mania/Dullness||Love and Connection|
|Earth||Narcissism/Resentment||Sympathy and Care for self/others|
|Metal||Materialism/Judgmental||Appreciation and Minimalism|
|Water||Fear/Controlling||Wisdom and Conviction|
Biopuncture is a safe, effective and affordable way to treat a wide variety of conditions. Biopuncture is the injection of medicinal plants, vitamins and minerals into acupuncture points and trigger points. This therapy combines the benefits of acupuncture with FDA regulated biomedical pharmaceuticals.
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Cupping is a traditional East Asian medicine modality that uses cups to move stagnation, release fascia and improve circulation in the body. Cupping is often included in an acupuncture session but you can also book it separately or add-on more time for it to your acupuncture appointments.