Electro-acupuncture - the acupuncture needles are stimulated with an electric charge delivered from a machine. This is used often and effectively in patients dealing with pain.
Moxibustion - this involves the burning of an herb - Artemesia Vulgaris - either on the top of a needle or on the skin directly. This is used often in patients who are dealing with cold or stagnant conditions such as certain types of abdominal cramps.
Cupping - this involves the use of glass or plastic cups which are placed on the body with suction to help remove toxins and muscle tension. They are used often in patients with immune issues such as a cold as well as for pain.
Tuina - this is essentially massage that is targeted towards the meridians and acupuncture points. It is used for a wide variety of conditions.
Shonishin- Japanese pediatric acupuncture which does not involve insertion of acupuncture needles. Shonishin techniques involve rhythmic stroking, rubbing, tapping, and pressing the skin to give different kinds of gentle stimulation.
The World Health Organization recognizes the following provisional list of conditions that lend themselves to acupuncture treatment. We provide treatment for these conditions. The list is not exhaustive and there are more conditions that can be addressed with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Please contact us to consult about your specific condition.
PEDIATRIC DISORDERS MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISORDERS
GYNECOLOGICAL DISORDERS RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDER
PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS