Acupuncture Treatment Methods
Our Acupuncture Treatment Methods
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Chinese herbal medicine consists of blending individual Chinese herbs into formulas. Herbal formulas have demonstrated excellent results for thousands of years and have few or no side effects compared to conventional medicine.
The use of small electrical currents through acupuncture needles, electro-acupuncture has been proven to decrease pain, accelerate tissue healing, and significantly reduce inflammation, edema, and swelling.
Cupping is a technique where a glass cup or a bamboo jar is suctioned onto the body and allowed to sit for up to 10 minutes or gently moved over a surface. This technique stimulates circulation, reduces pain and swelling and relieves the symptoms of the common cold and asthma.
Moxibustion is the process of burning an herb called mugwort over specific acupuncture points. Used to prevent illness and increase vitality Moxa has unique healing properties that warm, increase circulation, and alleviate pain.
Hot and Cold Therapy and Massage Therapy
Visit our Hillcrest San Diego office for treatment. If you live in North County, we have Del Mar facilities also. Click HERE for direction to the Hillcrest office near University and 163 in Hillcrest. Call 619-840-1875 for an appointment or with questions.
Tui na is the traditional system of Chinese massage used in conjunction with acupuncture treatments in a variety of muscular skeletal conditions.