Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Practiced over thousands of years in China and other regions of Asia pacific, Acupuncture has emerged as one of the fastest growing alternative health care modalities. Effective pain management and chronic disease management are specialities of Acupuncture. In the recent times cosmetic acupuncture is found to be very effective in preventing premature wrinkling of facial skin.
An imbalance according to Acupuncture and oriental medicine is caused when pathogenic factors such as wind, heat/fire and damp/phlegm affect the body. Pathogenic factors are aggravated by unwholesome diet, disturbance of the mind, drastic seasonal changes etc. When the energy flowing to the vital organs and body systems is interrupted by the pathogens, it results in pain and symptoms of diseases.
Treatment involves careful selection and puncturing of points that open energy pathways. In addition, practitioners of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine use Tui Na (unique massage techniques), Herbs, diet to manage diseases.
Our traditionally trained Acupuncturists use sterile single use needles to puncture the points and increase blood flow and energy flow.
The use of needles is one of the ancient techniques used in the traditional Chinese medicine. In this technique, sterile needles are inserted into specific points in the body to stimulate the flow of energy (“qi”) thereby helping body’s natural healing response.
It is very effective for the management of stress, neurological, respiratory, digestive, musculoskeletal, and gynecological conditions.
This is an ancient form of Chinese physical therapy using massage with the stimulation of acupressure points. It is very beneficial for pain management, musculoskeletal conditions, and stress related disorders.
In this therapy small glass cups are placed on the skin to create suction, thereby gently drawing the skin upwards into the cup. This will stay in place for a certain time or can be moved over the skin.
This therapy is beneficial for treating back and joint pain, respiratory conditions, such as asthma, bronchitis and congestion, immune dysfunctions, digestive disorders, migraine and depression.
Moxa, also known as Moxibustion, is an effective treatment for a variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine has used this technique for centuries for increasing the "Qi" flow and enhancing wellness.
It involves burning Artemisia (mugwort), usually in the form of a stick or pellet and then carefully exposing its heat to the affected region in order to facilitate healing.
This procedure is administered independently before or after acupuncture needles to increase blood flow, aid detoxification, and reduce swelling and pain.