Nutritional supplements can consist of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, nutrients and other substances, that are meant to supplement your diet, hence the name. However, due to the plethora of supplements available today, there can be mass confusion about determining which products are best for you. Only supplements that are of high quality, potent and from reputable companies are used to address your specific needs.
A 5-point, standardized auricular (ear) acupuncture protocol that addresses behavioral health issues, including addictions, mental health and emotional trauma. The protocol consists of placing 5 needles at designated points within each ear, and retaining the needles for 30-45 minutes. The purpose of the NADA protocol is to minimize external influences, while maximizing the internal, self-healing capabilities that are available to each and every one of us.
Moxibustion is one of the many therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine that involves the burning of the plant Mugwort (Artemisa), directly or indirectly on the skin. This heat therapy is used to expel cold, open blocked pathways and impart warmth into affected areas. Moxibustion therapy can be very effective at addressing arthritic conditions, gynecological problems, respiratory illnesses, digestive disorders and chronic weaknesses.
Constitutional hydrotherapy was developed and perfected by naturopathic physician, Dr. O.G. Carroll (1879-1962). This therapy consists of using a series of hot and cold applications of water to the chest, abdomen and back, along with a mild sine wave, at timed intervals. The combination of varying the temperature of the water application, along with using the electrical stimulation, seeks to normalize the quality and quantity of blood circulating through the given area, and in overall circulation. Constitutional hydrotherapy improves overall nutrition, promotes detoxification and enhances one’s immune response.
Hydrotherapy is using water at various temperatures to improve circulation to specific tissues. There are numerous types of hydrotherapy treatments that are simple, effective and inexpensive. For example, castor oil packs, steam inhalations, enemas, ice rubs, are a few therapies that are beneficial for pain relief, promoting optimal digestion health, reducing inflammation and enhancing general wellbeing.
Homeopathy is a safe, gentle and natural system of healing that has over a 200-year-old history. Numerous substances like plants and minerals, are used to make homeopathic remedies. The remedies are ”potentized,” which means extremely diluted, and shaken between each dilution. By utilizing the principle of homeopathic medicine, “like cures like,” and choosing remedies that fit each person’s unique symptom picture, homeopathy can be an effective therapy for babies, children and adults.
Gua Sha is another great Chinese medicine technique that consists of using a smooth-edged tool and lubricating medium to scrape the skin. This technique is relatively painless, but produces redness and possibly light bruising of the skin, which causes an increase in microcirculation of surface tissue. Gua Sha is beneficial for alleviating pain, inflammation and supporting the immune system.
The foods that we chose to eat affect our mood, energy levels, quality of sleep, and every facet of our lives. However, by learning about the energetics of each food, we can change for the better, how we allow food to impact our overall health. Each food has a specific temperature, taste, affinity to an organ or organ systems, and action on the body that can be beneficial or detrimental to one’s health. Food therapy allows you to use food as good medicine and to become the cornerstone of your health foundation.
Specialized cups that are made glass, silicone or plastic are applied to areas of pain and/or acupuncture points. The cups exert negative pressure, rather than tissue compression, which results in the loosening and lifting of the local connective tissue. This action increases blood and lymph flow, which allows cupping to be a great therapy to alleviate pain, respiratory illnesses, circulation disorders, stress management and so much more.
Chinese and Western herbs consist of using naturally occurring substances to promote health and healing. The active constituents and nutritional components of each substance, along with the traditional use of each herb is considered when determining the proper combination for each person. Herbal recommendations are used as a synergistic approach to supporting your normal physiology and healing.
A Facial Rejuvenation session that begins with a warm towel application to your face, followed by acupuncture, cupping, soothing Gua Sha with jade tools and concludes with a scalp massage. This combination of synergistic treatments aids in toning, tightening, lifting and brightening your skin.
Consist of addressing the back, sides and front regions of the thighs with vacuum and silicone cups. This session concludes with a soothing abdominal massage. Throughout your cupping session, only the highest quality liquid and essential oils are used. The Cellulite Reduction session can reduce the appearance of cellulite by promoting lymphatic circulation to the affected areas.
Beauty Restoration therapies consist of using a combination of several therapies: cupping, acupuncture, gua sha, hydrotherapy, proper nutrition and supplementation, to provide a holistic approach to health and healing from the inside out.
Acupuncture a systematic insertion of very fine needles at specific locations throughout the body. Needle placement is determined after taking a thorough history, physical exam and using Chinese diagnostic factors, such as checking one’s pulses and tongue. Acupuncture is used to facilitate your body’s innate ability to heal, in addition to decreasing and relieving pain, managing stress, improving quality of sleep, reducing inflammation, and so much more.