East Asian herbal medicine is a highly sophisticated and intricate medicine. It has been growing and evolving for thousands of years. With a materia medica containing hundreds of herbs and formula combinations, I am able to use the information from your body's health and symptomatology to create a customized herbal formula that is unique to you and your needs.
Acupuncture uses extremely thin needles (approximately the width of two human hairs) to access parts of the body that are inaccessible to other forms of medicine. With different techniques, I am able to reset muscles, eliminate pain, increase blood circulation, and modulate the nervous system to promote relaxation and healing.
There are many misconceptions about what it means to have a healthy diet and lifestyle. In the practice of East Asian medicine, we know that what is healthy for one person may not be healthy for another. By working with me, we will be able to develop a comprehensive diet and lifestyle plan that is specific to the unique needs of your body.
Cupping therapy creates a strong partial vacuum at the surface of the body in order to positively affect the deeper tissues. This technique promotes blood circulation, nerve function, muscle relaxation, and assists in the healing of both acute and chronic health issues.
Electroacupuncture applies electric current to acupuncture needles. Depending on the specific frequency and amplitude, research shows that electroacupuncture can positively affect nerve function, muscle function, neurotransmitter regulation, and hormonal responses.
Gua sha uses stone tools to increase circulation at a specific area of the body. This scraping technique can be applied mildly or more heavily to promote healing in an area, relax muscles, break up scar tissue, and benefit the connective tissue.