Acupuncture and Treatment Modalities
for Northampton, Amherst and Western Massachusetts
Extremely fine sterile needles are inserted into specific energy points on the body to restore balance, harmony and health.
Mugwort, an herb commonly referred to as "moxa", is burned over acupuncture points and channels to stimulate healing by encouraging the flow of qi (energy) and blood to affected areas.
Cupping and Gua Sha
These non-invasive techniques draw out toxins and stagnation to relieve musculoskeletal pain or respiratory disorders.
Bulk herbs, powders, or patent (herbal pills) are administered on an individual basis to aid in the healing process by addressing both symptoms and the root cause of illness.
Chinese Dietary Therapy
Food is medicine. Dietary recommendations are made to assist the healing process by taking into account the illness, the individual's constitution, and the energetic properties of food choices.
Chinese medical massage stimulates acupuncture points and channels to relieve pain, realign soft tissue, and energize the body to promote healing.
In order promote health and well-being, simple exercises that coordinate breath, movement, and meditation are often recommended.
Specially calibrated tuning forks are placed over acupuncture points to promote deep relaxation.
Utilizing essential oils with a Chinese medical perspective to promote physical and emotional well-being.