Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture works by directly  restoring  the body’s natural innate healing abilities. It is based upon the idea that we have a system of pathways of energy that moves through the body and dates back over 2,000 years.  Acupuncture is a safe, drug-free healing therapy used by millions of Americans every year to prevent and treat a wide variety of  health concerns.

Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbs are a unique formula which is prescribed and taken as medicine upon the advice of a Licensed Healthcare Practitioner. Chandra, usually prescribes Chinese herbal formulas in conjunction with acupuncture treatments for optimal results.

 

200274307-001Cupping

Cupping is a simple method of pulling “stuck,” stagnant, and congealed blood and fluids out of an injured area. Plastic or glass cups are placed on the skin and then applied using suction. Cupping releases tight, painful muscles and increases blood circulation. Cupping is used to treat a broad range of medical conditions such as; blood disorders (anemia, haemophilia), rheumatic diseases (arthritic joint and muscular conditions), fertility and gynecological disorders, and skin problems (eczema, acne).

 

 

 

 

Burning moxa on acupuncture needleMoxibustion

Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicinal technique that involves the burning of mugwort,     a small, spongy herb to facilitate healing. Moxibustion has been used throughout Asia for thousands of years; in fact, the actual Chinese character for acupuncture, translated literally,   means “acupuncture-moxibustion.”

The purpose of Moxibustion, as with most forms of traditional Chinese medicine, is to strengthen the blood, stimulate the flow of qi, and maintain general health.