This therapy uses special cups to create a vacuum pressure in specific areas of the body. The procedure is usually performed on the patient’s back to promote healing, helps release toxins and to trigger the lymphatic system.
Moxibustion is an alternative therapy that involves burning herbs and applying the resulting heat to specific points on the body. It is the process whereby a stick or cone of burning mug wort is placed either directly on the skin or indirectly above the skin, over inflamed and affected areas of the body.
Ear acupuncture, also known as auricular therapy, is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Auricular therapy is widely used for many conditions, including addiction treatment, mood disorders, obesity, pain, and other conditions. .
Tui Na, or tuina, is a therapeutic form of massage and has been used in China for
more than 5,000 years. Defined as “the ancient healing art of fingers and strength,”
tui na (pronounced “twee nah”) has been gaining international attention for its safe
and effective treatment for a wide variety of conditions.
Chinese herbal medicine is the largest organized herbal system in the world. In China, it is considered to be a very powerful form of therapy that is used to treat most conditions. Due to its long history, the workings of the classical herbal formulas are extremely well understood.