This is a palpatory style of acupuncture using the abdomen. With a reflection of internal organs, the abdomen and chest are considered the core of the human body. Any pain or discomfort is an indication of disharmony. Through the release of those pressure pain, can the body reach homeostasis.
A simple and systematic form using only 4 needles to treat internal organs that was developed by the Great Korean Monk, SAAM. Its a traditional form used in Korea that has been passed down from generations and first established in 1742. The direct stimulation of needles in this form can greatly affect the internal organ.It helps individuals with chronic conditions to reach homeostasis faster.
A fundamental form acupuncture that utilizes the mass circulation in the body to treat various illnesses. When blood circulation is impeded, there is disease. By stimulating circulation and increasing blood flow, you can ease pain and gain balance.
A form developed in France, Japan, and America utilizing more of a western approach involving the Ear most widely known for addictions control and Scalp mostly known for neurological problems . The ear is a reflection of the human body and can be used in a stand alone treatment.
Cupping utilizes instruments such as cups or spoon like tools to draw out stagnant blood deep within the human body. By pulling congealed blood to the surface through negative pressure from the cups, fresh blood can enter to clean the area and allow improved blood circulation.
An herb called mugwort is used to stimulate the acupuncture points by inducing heat and infrared light into the tissue. Modern research notes that Infrared light wave induced by burning the plant has been used to help increase white blood cells and platelet counts in patients. Today Red light Heat Lamps are used in substitute that provide same effect
Hijama, also known as 'wet cupping' is a traditional Islamic / Arabic medicine where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision after regular cupping is performed. This will allow old stagnant dirty blood to be removed
A treatment that involves scraping a flat jade or rose quartz stone over the skin in upward strokes to relax stiff muscles and promote tissue drainage. People typically perform guasha on the back, neck, and shoulders to treat cold and flu symptoms as well as upper back pain. As you proceed, you will notice the “sha,” red blotches that indicate blood flow near the surface of your body. These indicate the presence of “blood stagnation;” if none exists, the skin will simply turn pink. Great for children and infants who cannot do cupping
Releasing trigger points involves inserting the acupuncture needle into this spot and manipulating it to elicit a “twitch response.” That contraction of the muscle triggers a reaction from the body's own healing mechanisms, releasing histamines, which relax blood vessels and increase blood flow into the area.
Massage has been utilized in the treatment of illness and injury for thousands of years by health care practitioners. Chinese writings dating back to 2500 BC describe the use of this modality for a variety of medical purposes. Massage has been promoted as a treatment of choice for numerous conditions such as musculoskeletal injuries, cancer, stress, relaxation, and pregnancy. Our Licensed Massage therapists often uses techniques to aid an patients recovery as a treatment option with acupuncture session
Present in natural sunlight, ultraviolet B (UVB) is an effective treatment for psoriasis and other skin conditions. UVB penetrates the skin and slows the growth of affected skin cells. Treatment involves exposing the skin to an artificial UVB light source for a set length of time on a regular schedule. This treatment is administered in a medical setting or at home. National Psoriasis Foundation does not support the use of indoor tanning beds as a substitute for phototherapy performed with under a doctor's supervision.
TCM diagnosis explanation and dietary guideline with a break down of food to eat and avoid. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history. A prescription for herbal medicine will be sent to KAMWO pharmacy. *Price of Herbal Medicine separate. Please refer to our pharmacy page to learn more about our partner store.
Electro-stimulation (ES) is a treatment similar to dry needling or acupuncture where fine needles are placed in the affected tissue and are connected via cables to a small electro-stimulation unit. It can be used to treat acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. The electro stoimulation can oxidize the lactate acid into glucose for storage or be metabolized by working muscles. used in conjunction with Trigger point muscle release
Scar tissue is formed by collagen. After an injury, your body lays down collagen that will become normal healthy tissue. The collagen cells are placed near the injured tissue in a random fashion, and this leads to scar tissue. (Normal healthy collagen is aligned in specific ways and directions that give your tissue strength.)
Scar tissue pulls skin and muscular tissue deeper inside in the form of a trench , pressure is exerted on the connective tissue and surrounding viscera causing circulation of blood and lymph to lesson. Breaking up scar tissue encompasses Acupuncture , Massage Electro acupuncture, Red light therapy, and Cupping