As a holistic, or whole body medicine, acupuncture can be used to treat and is effective for a wide range of conditions. According to the World Health Organization, these include, but are not limited to:
For a complete list of conditions, please visit the World Health Organization website.
Cosmetic Acupuncture & Cupping: Your Natural Solution to Feeling and Looking Young and Vibrant!
Restore your outer glow from within!
Cosmetic Acupuncture & Cupping is a specialized system for anti-aging based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is your non-surgical alternative to reduce the signs of aging, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and improve your overall skin complexion and texture. An added benefit is an improvement in your overall health!
For best results, begin each session with a full-body acupuncture treatment to re-balance your body's energy and enhance the effect of the facial treatment. Or instead, opt for cosmetic cupping only to improve circulation and skin tone. Aromatherapy and Jadience products, an organic skincare line based in Chinese Medicine, are also used to complement the session.
Treatments for neck, abdomen, and cellulite are also available. Reduce the appearance of jowls and improve the condition of your skin. Digestion, especially symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), weight loss, and toning of the abdomen can also be addressed.
Cosmetic acupuncture and Cupping is not for everyone. To find out if Cosmetic Acupuncture and Cupping is right for you, please call 619.438.0228 for a free consultation. For best results, a minimum series of 10 treatments over a period of 5 weeks (2 sessions/week) is recommended. Prepaid packages are available.
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In addition to acupuncture, the following techniques may be incorporated into your treatment if determined to be appropriate for your condition.
An aspect of Oriental Medicine that involves warming regions and acupuncture points using a specialized form of the herb Ai Ye (mugwort). The intention of this treatment is stimulating circulation through the acupuncture points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and Qi.
Tui Na -
A hands-on-body treatment that is one of the modalities of Chinese medicine. The origins of tui na can be traced to Eastern martial arts schools where it was used to treat and manage injuries from training. Using acupressure and other techniques, the purpose is to bring the body into balance and promote circulation throughout the body, particularly for musculo-skeletal conditions.
Auricular Acupuncture -
One of the more widely used microsystems within Eastern medicine. Microsystems use one aspect of the body - for example, the ears, hands or feet - to treat conditions that are present anywhere in the body. This system is featured in our Sama-Sama Acupuncture Sessions.
A method of applying acupressure by creating a vacuum next to the patient's skin. This therapy is used to relieve what is called "stagnation" and is used in the treatment of, but not limited to:
A traditional Oriental bodywork technique used in many parts of Asia as a home remedy. Most often used for, but not limited to, muscle soreness and tension, it can be applied to many parts of the body.