There are a number of pathways called channels through which blood and Qi (vitality) circulate throughout the body. The channels connect all of the internal organs with the rest of the body. When imbalances or blockages arise in a person energy system due to stress, injury, overexertion, overeating or any other reason; pain and illness can result.
Acupuncture is a procedure that inserts needles into specific points along the effected channels in order to disperse the blockage and restore the body's natural balance. It can promote healing, increase circulation, stop pain, reduce inflammation, strengthen one's constitution, regulate and improve the function of the internal organs, build up the immune system, calm the mind and produce a feeling of well being and peace.
Electro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture in which pairs of acupuncture needles are attached to a device that
generates continuous electric pulses between them. A series recent studies showed that this practice can augments the effect of regular acupuncture,
Chinese Herbs & Supplements
Chinese Herbs are a group of natural supplements. They can treat the diseases, maintain nourish/balance of the body, enhance organ function and build up a person’s constitution and immune system. Chinese herbs will be prescribed by an experienced acupuncturist as needed to enhance the treatment of your condition, and serve to increase the effectiveness of acupuncture. They may be in pill, tincture, or topical form Chinese herbs preparation has been reformed markedly now. We now prescribe herbal pills or powders. It becomes more convenient and comfort for patient to take them.
Chinese Therapeutic Massage (Tui Na)
Tui na is a Chinese style therapeutic massage. Its basic goal is to help the body heal itself and to increase health and well-being. Tui na translates literally as “push grasp”, which can moves the Qi to various places in the body and improves the circulation. It is used to relieve muscle pain, tension and inflammation and to promote the healing of injuries.
Several small glass cups, with vacuum created by fire or suction, are applied over specific areas on patient body. It stimulates the flow of blood and Qi within the superficial muscle layers and expels ‘cold’ and ‘dump’ from the body. It is used to treat cold, sore muscles, tension, various pain problem and weight loss.
Moxibustion is using a burring herb stick over diseased regions and acupuncture points to
expel “cold” and enhance the flow of blood and Qi. Scientific research has shown that moxibustion can simulates blood circulation in organs. It is claimed that moxibustion can mitigate against cold and dampness in the body. It is commonly be used for injury and pain syndromes, healing wounds and treatment of chronic problems, deficient conditions, and gerontology.
Infra-Red Heat Therapy
Infrared ray heat treatments are waves of energy, totally invisible to the naked eye, capable of penetrating deep into the human body, where they gently elevate the body's surface temperature and activate major bodily functions. It is excellent for relaxing tight muscles, relieving pain and sending warmth in the body. It is an adjunctive therapy to acupuncture and is used simultaneously.
This powerful therapy sends the warmth of low-frequency sound waves deep into your joints and muscles to to increase blood flow, relax muscle spasms, and aid healing. The technique is commonly used to to reduce soft tissue inflammation (in tendinitis or bursitis, for example), manage pain like injuries, strains, heal tissue, and help muscles stretch.
________________________________________________________________________Electronic Muscle Stimulation
By placing soft electrode patches on your skin's surface, our doctors can send healing current throughout the injured areas of your musculature. By controlling the location of the patches and the setting of the current, we achieve a variety of healing goals, including relaxing muscle spasms, pain control, and even the treatment of acute and chronic pain problems.
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
LLLT improves tissue repair, reduces pain and inflammation wherever the beam is applied. It has been used for many years on sports injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, neuropathic pain, and other body pain syndromes. The treatments usually take about 10
minutes and should be applied two or more times a week.
Acupuncture point injection
Acupuncture injection therapy is the injection of sterile biological substances such as herbal extracts, homeopathic medicines, vitamins and other nutrients, by hypodermic needles into specific points and sites on the body to prevent and treat diseases. Also known as biopuncture, it is a bridge between natural medicine and mainstream medicine because it has roots in both worlds. It is a modern medical technique because it uses a Western style diagnosis, the products are rigorously tested for safety and reliability and the technique is performed with respect for the rules of orthodox medicine. It is also considered a natural medicine because the biotherapeutics used show no major side effects and because it stimulates natural healing instead of suppressing symptoms. The products are injected in order to regulate natural healing, to regulate inflammatory processes that have been suppressed and to stimulate the detoxification mechanisms of the human body.
Acupuncture injection therapy is commonly used for different pain syndroms such as neck pain, back pain, sciatica, ankle sprain and Achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow, golf elbow and muscle strain. It also can be used for energy rebalence and vitamin supplement .