The Fire Within Acupuncture & Wellness
Gua Sha, Gua = to scrape or rub Sha = the redness that comes after the scraping Gua Sha is the rubbing or "scraping" of a stone, creating friction on the skin. It is primarily used when a patient has pain, and chi and blood stagnation. Electrical Acupuncture Is a low-level electrical impulse that is attached to acupuncture needles. When applied, it causes muscles to spasm or twitch, which helps to alleviate pain in the area it is applied to. Acupressure & Tuina Acupressure & Tuina are manual techniques used to stimulate the acupoints and meridians of the body. Tuina is the Traditional Chinese Massage style, and can be used in conjunction with other treatments when appropriate. Dietary Advice based on the TCM Principles After assessing your current condition or primary concern, practitioners may address your diet in order to further the healing process. Lifestyle Lifestyle consultations discuss areas such as stress, exercise, sleep and work habits to find a program that what will work best for you.