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Acupuncture therapy dates back over five thousand years and western science and technology is validating its therapeutic benefits on practically a daily basis. There is no longer any doubt that acupuncture can significantly improve your health and overall sense of wellbeing.
Cupping is one of the oldest traditions in Chinese medicine and dates back to the fourth century. It is commonly used in China as a therapy for respiratory ailments (asthma, bronchitis, congestion, Etc) as well as gastrointestinal conditions, arthritis and some types of pain.
This is well recognized as an excellent therapy to relieve stiff and sore muscles. But it also has other health and wellness benefits. Massage in all its various forms is an excellent, non-invasive, gentletherapy that aids relaxation, alleviates mental stress and can help to relieve the everyday discomfort of overworked muscles, strained joints and ligaments and different types of chronic aches and pains. If massage therapy starts soon after injury it can also help limit scar tissue and prevent other muscles from overcompensating for the trauma-affected joint.
Is another ancient practice of acupuncture with a twist in which the small leaved, spongy mugwort herb is burned and its heat used to add stimulus to the various targeted acupoints (meridians) where circuits of vital life energy interconnect. Moxibustion is traditionally believed to further stimulate the flow of vital life energy (qi), strengthen the blood and facilitate its circulation, and add to the patient’s general sense of wellbeing and health.