Acupuncture

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, between one-half and three inches long, 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 benifits. Please check with your insurer for details


Tuina

Chinese medical massage, or Tuina, utilizes the same principals of diagnosis as acupuncture, cupping and other therapies used in Chinese medicine Tui Na translates to pushing and grasping, and refers to the rigorous massage techniques used in this type of Asian bodywork. Using fingers, hands, elbows and knees practitioners stimulate acupuncture points, correct the flow of meridian pathways a... Read More

Chinese medical massage, or Tuina, utilizes the same principals of diagnosis as acupuncture, cupping and other therapies used in Chinese medicine

Tui Na translates to pushing and grasping, and refers to the rigorous massage techniques used in this type of Asian bodywork. Using fingers, hands, elbows and knees practitioners stimulate acupuncture points, correct the flow of meridian pathways and activate the circulation of qi and blood in muscles, joints and tissues.

By correcting the flow of energy through the body and balancing yin and yang energies, the body improves it’s ability to heal and prevent disease. This approach addresses not only physical but also psycho-emotional health.

Amongst the many applications of Tuina, the following are emphasized: Chronic or acute pain of the muscles, joints, and skeletal system, arthritis, sciatica, headaches, insomnia, constipation and stress related tension.



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