Acupuncture and Cupping
Acupuncture is a form of medical treatment that can be traced back over 2500 years. The general theory of acupuncture is based on the premise that there are patterns of energy flow (Qi) through the body that are essential for health. Disruptions of this flow are believed to be responsible for disease and pain. Acupuncture corrects imbalances of flow at identifiable points close to the skin using very fine needles. Virtually any condition may be treated with Acupuncture, from migraines to anxiety to turning a breech baby. Treatment time is typically 30 minutes and is pain-free and very relaxing. Patients who are sensitive to medications and supplements generally respond very well to acupuncture.
Cupping therapy is the method of using glass cups to create localized pressure by a vacuum with heat. The vacuum inside the cups causes blood to gather in the area and creates a healing response. Another healing aspect of cupping therapy is through the release of toxins from deep body tissues. This triggers the lymphatic system and increases circulation. Cups can be applied in a stationary manor, or with motion in a “running” technique. Cupping is used by many elite athletes for muscle pain and recovery. It is also an excellent treatment for respiratory conditions. Treatment time is typically 10 minutes.
- Difficulty falling asleep
- Smoking cessation
- Alcohol cessation
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Cold laser therapy