Acupuncture


Acupuncture is the insertion of hairlike, sterile, single-use and disposable needles into specific point on the body to produce specific functional changes that can promotes the body’s self-healing ability and eliminates problems associated with ailments. This method was discovered and developed by the Chinese, and it has a four to five thousand years of history.  Nowadays, Acupuncture is practiced around the world.

Acupuncture can:

  • Relieve pain and sports-related injuries
  • Help with anxiety, stress, depression and insomnia
  • Promote recovery of neurological disorders
  • Eliminate allergies of all types and intensities
  • Relieve auto-immune disorders
  • Relieve skin disorders, digestive disorders, gynecological disorders
  • Help with addiction/ smoking cessation and weight management
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Chinese Herbal Supplements


Chinese herbal supplements has been practiced for thousands of years. It includes different combination of hundreds of natural Chinese herbs to improve wellness. These natural herbs help the body’s natural ability to heal.

The type of Chinese herbal supplements you will need will depend on your condition and are all tailor for each individual.


Cupping Therapy


Have you ever watched the Olympic competition ? Michael Phelps had used cupping therapy for his muscle tension. Cupping therapy is the use of glass or plastic cup to suck on skin to promote circulation by bringing fresh blood to the cupping area and relieve sore muscles.


Gua Sha Therapy


Gua in Chinese means scratching and Sha in Chinese means red rash. Gua Sha therapy is  one of  Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment (TCM) to raise some red rash on the skin. It involves scratching the skin surface over an injured area with a massage tool. ​According to TCM theory, this unique technique can tease the congestion that lies beneath out and bring to the surface. Biomedically, we improve the circulation and bring more blood flow in Gua Sha area to relieve muscle stiffness.

Gua sha is generally performed on a person’s neck, back, buttocks, arms, and legs. The acupuncturist may apply mild pressure, and gradually increase intensity which you can still handle and feel comfortable. After Gua Sha, dark markings like bruising can occur, but usually clear up within a week.


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