Acupuncture & Tuina Therapy

Acupuncture is part of a holistic system of health care that originated in China several thousand years ago. Acupuncture treatments also include tuina massage, cupping, therapeutic exercises and dietary and lifestyle recommendations . TCM views the body as a whole and addresses how illness manifests itself in an unique individual. In acupuncture we assess and treat the whole person, not just t... Read More

Acupuncture is part of a holistic system of health care that originated in China several thousand years ago. Acupuncture treatments also include tuina massage, cupping, therapeutic exercises and dietary and lifestyle recommendations . TCM views the body as a whole and addresses how illness manifests itself in an unique individual. In acupuncture we assess and treat the whole person, not just the specific disorder.”

Your first visit involves getting a detailed picture of your health. This is gathered by using methods unique to T.C.M. practice and philosophy. Diet, and lifestyle recommendation are also included in this process.

At Fix Me, acupuncture, shiatsu, tuina and other modalities are used together in each treatment. This treats whole person effectively and allow me to address more as a therapist.

Modern acupuncture needles are stainless steel, ultra-fine and quite flexible. They are pre-sterilized and disposable (single use). When the acupuncture needles are tapped into the skin, there may not be any sensation, or patients may feel a dull or slight tingle. Most clients find acupuncture treatments to be relaxing and meditative experiences.

Acupuncture is frequently covered by extended care benefits and H.S.T exempt. Slide scale is also available. Please call or email for details.


Manual Therapy- Tuina & Shiatsu

In Eastern medicine, manual therapy is applied to tendino-muscular meridians and acupuncture points with the goal of restoring healthy function. These traditional pathways and points tend to overlap with contemporary understanding of muscular skeletal anatomy and myofascial organization. Manual therapy includes massage technique, passive stretching, structural alignment and joint mobilizatio... Read More

In Eastern medicine, manual therapy is applied to tendino-muscular meridians and acupuncture points with the goal of restoring healthy function. These traditional pathways and points tend to overlap with contemporary understanding of muscular skeletal anatomy and myofascial organization. Manual therapy includes massage technique, passive stretching, structural alignment and joint mobilization. Eastern manual therapy can improve organ system disorders via the meridian system.

Tui na translates as push (tui) and grasp (na). It uses an extensive variety of rhythmic techniques and manipulations along the course of tendon-muscular pathways acupuncture points, muscles, and joints. Tui na is task focused: it concentrates on specific areas of the body and employs various protocols to address injuries and syndromes. Tuina, utilizes the same principals of diagnosis as acupuncture, cupping and other therapies used in Chinese medicine. Tuina excels at treating chronic or acute pain myofascial and skeletal pain such at sciatica and arthritis.

Developed in Japan, shiatsu is a form of bodywork that translates to finger pressure. It is based on principles of traditional eastern medicine, modern anatomy and kinesiology. Shiatsu therapy involves the systematic application of manual pressure to the body in order to assess and treat a variety of conditions. Shiatsu treatments have a regulatory influence on the autonomic nervous system, thereby improving organ function and reducing muscle tension. Shiatsu excels at treating stress related disorders such as insomnia and anxiety.


TCM Dietary Assessment and Consultation

Diet and nutrition are a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine and provide a solid foundation for your health. Food is one of the most important and least costly ways to restore and maintain health. TCM dietary therapy looks at which foods will support your unique constitution, how you can eat to manage disharmony and how to modify your diet with changes in lifestyle. In Chinese Med... Read More

Diet and nutrition are a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine and provide a solid foundation for your health. Food is one of the most important and least costly ways to restore and maintain health. TCM dietary therapy looks at which foods will support your unique constitution, how you can eat to manage disharmony and how to modify your diet with changes in lifestyle. In Chinese Medicine foods are prescribed much like herbs or supplements.

Your consultation includes:

-An assessment for your current diet and goals and constitution.
-Food lists and dietary recommendations
-Simple and accessible recipes.
-one follow up email or phone call



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