It depends on the individual and condition. For some individuals, it can be helpful actually to do moxibustion every day.
Moxibustion’s main functions are to warm meridians and expel cold, to induce the smooth flow of Qi and blood, and to strengthen Yang energy. Acupuncture, on the other hand, uses sterile needles to stimulate certain acupuncture points to bring the body back into balance.
Yes! When gua sha is generally applied on the face, it can relieve facial tension, strengthen muscle tone, increase blood circulation and improve lymphatic drainage. Please note that at this moment, we do not provide facial gua sha.
It depends on the individual and condition. Acute symptoms may only need 1-2 treatments. We typically recommend once a week for chronic conditions. We can include gua sha into your acupuncture session. We also offer full visits that focus only on gua sha.
Gua sha is good for pain, inflammation, and immune support. Most individuals seek out gua sha for muscle tension and pain, but it can be helpful for many other conditions, such as headache, common cold, cough, and asthma.
Cupping therapy helps to open up the meridians in your body to release stagnation. Cupping therapy provides pain relief, reduces painful trigger points, improves blood and lymph circulation, and promotes mobility. Individuals with bronchitis, asthma, congestion, common cold, arthritis, and gastrointestinal disorders can also benefit from cupping therapy.