Chinese Medicine is a 3,500-year-old system of medicine that can be used to address a variety of ailments from minor imbalances to chronic conditions. Treatment with Chinese Medicine involves not just acupuncture, but these other modalities as well.
Herbs have been used for centuries in many cultures to treat illness. They can be incredibly effective, in fact, check out this article about why herbs are usually better than drugs. We use herbs prepared according to strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and subject to high levels of quality control. Our commitment to the environment ensures that we do not use any medicinal substance derived from an endangered species nor one that involves inflicting pain on a living being.
Cupping is used to release muscle tension, detoxify tissues, and boost circulation. Cupping is used alongside or after many acupuncture treatments. It can be thought of as a reverse massage - instead of applying pressure, the skin is pulled upwards. Often our patients feel immediate relief in the affected area.
Moxa is an herb we use to increase circulation, and stimulate acupuncture points. It feels warm and nourishing. We often use it for pain, women's health, and boosting energy levels.