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Acupuncture: the use of fine, sterile needles placed into specified points or in areas of pain called Ashi points to activate Qi to utilize the body's own internal resources for healing. 

Auricular Acupuncture: ear acupuncture is a microsystem.  The whole body is represented in the ear and can treat a variety of conditions 


Cupping: a vacuum is created in a glass or plastic jar.  The suction pulls the skin up into the jar.  Cupping can relax soft tissue by relieving congested energy and pain

Electroacupuncture: a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles.  Electroacupuncture increases the stimulation of the point and is helpful for conditions in which there is an accumulation of Qi (such as pain, muscle spasm, etc.)

Moxibustion: burning of a Chinese herb called mugwort to apply heat to the body, warming the meridians achieving superior healing

Gua Sha: use of a tool to rub the skin to create tissue damage to treat pain and tension.  It may help break down scar tissue and connective tissue to improve motion of the joints

Massage: relax the body, calm the nervous system, reduce chronic pain, relieves tired and aching muscles, speeds recovery from injury, decreases muscle deterioration, increases range of motion, stimulates release of endorphins, reduce anxiety, nurtures and stimulates emotional growth, promotes quality sleep

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