We use a variety of treatment methods to restore balance and function for optimum health. Your treatment may include one or more of the following:

  • Acupuncture – the insertion of tiny, disposable, sterile needles into specific points on the body.
  • Moxibustion – use of dried Mugwort leaf that is burned to warm the meridians and points.
  • Cupping – using glass or plastic cups to create a vacuum over the surface of the skin in order to increase circulation in an area.
  • Gua Sha – using a tool to gently rub the surface of the skin to increase circulation in an area.
  • Herbal Medicine – herbal tinctures, teas, powders, granules, pill forms, or topical applications that are individualized for each patient’s condition.
  • Qi Gong – specific breathing and movement exercise to increase vitality.
  • Tai Chi – movement exercises to increase harmony and vitality.
  • Oriental Nutrition – increasing or decreasing specific foods in accordance with the diagnostic pattern to help strengthen the body.
  • Electro-acupuncture – acupuncture points are stimulated using a safe and gentle electrical current to increase the effects of the acupuncture.
  • Tui Na/Acupressure – using specific bodywork techniques to activate the meridians and restore balance in the organ systems.
  • Arvigo Technique Maya Abdominal Therapy® – a very specific form of manual therapy that increases circulation, opens energetic pathways, and corrects imbalances in the organ systems. This is done fully clothed and in conjunction with your acupuncture treatment plan. This gentle non-invasive massage is effective in relieving symptoms of menstrual problems, digestive problems, urinary problems, benign prostate problems, and helps low back pain. It also involves learning a self-care abdominal massage. For more information on this specific therapy, call me or visit the Arvigo website at
  • Essential Oils – pure therapeutic grade essential oils applied topically to acupuncture points and along energetic pathways.