Acupuncture entails the insertion of fine needles at certain points on the body's meridians that are chosen by the practitioner according to the imbalance of the body. The tip of the needle meets the energy in the meridian in order to create balance, and to promote the free flow of qi. Often times, when there is discomfort, there is stagnation of qi in that area of the body.
Sports Acupuncture involves a combination of orthopedic treatment and Eastern Medicine techniques to treat injuries and disorders common among athletes. Though they may seem like super-humans, athletes aren’t immune to injuries, pain, or stress. Sports Acupuncture utilizes, but is not limited to, needles, cupping, electroacupuncture, and manual therapy. It can provide improved circulation, promote muscle relaxation, and connective tissue elasticity. It also offers injury prevention and treatment, enhanced energy and endurance, and accelerates recovery.
Functional Medicine is about helping the body do what it does best, naturally. Functional Medicine practitioners focus on removing obstacles to the way the body is designed to function, so that your body can work and feel better.
Functional Medicine lab testing involves using specialized lab work to assess gut health, adrenal health, liver detoxification pathways and more. This type of lab testing provides in-depth information so that we can design individualized natural treatment programs for you.
Acupuncture Injection Therapy is the injection of sterile substances, including botanical medicines, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients into acupuncture points. By injecting small amounts of these substances into acupuncture points, we are able to create the dual healing effect of acupoint stimulation as well as the pharmacological effect of the substance injected.
Chinese herbal medicine has been practiced on multiple continents, for thousands of years. This system incorporates various ingredients from all parts of plants: the leaf, stem, flower, root, and sometimes ingredients from certain animals and minerals.
Massage therapy is one of the oldest healthcare practices known. In fact, it has been practiced for thousands of years, with references found in ancient Chinese medical texts. Massage is a manual therapy which involves the manipulation of the skin, connective tissue, muscles, tendons and ligaments. The intent is to relax the tissue, improve circulation of blood, oxygen and lymph, stimulate or sedate the nervous system, decrease pain, and enhance tissue healing. Everyone can benefit from this wonderful modality!
NMRT Reintegrates the Body and the Mind, Reestablishing Communication and Function. NMRT is a Manual Therapy that follows the theory of Thomas Bowen, which states that less is more. NMRT is a clothed technique that is designed to reestablish balance in the body.