Forms of Treatment

Roots IntertwinedTreatment can include acupuncture, shiatsu, reiki, cupping, acupressure, or Chinese herbs, depending on what you are looking for and what seems like the best approach after gathering information during your first visit with the Initial Intake and Assessment.

If needles make you nervous, then we work with hands instead. If you’d rather not consider herbs, then we won’t include that in your plan. I will inform you along the way if I see specific options that would be good to consider, but the form of treatment is ultimately determined by your comfort and interest levels.

Explore the forms of treatment listed below to learn more about what options are available for care. Select the title to read more about each. And always, you can reach me here if you have any questions!

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Acupuncture, or acupressure if done without needles, is a 5,000 year old form of medicine from China. Since 2004, the World Health Organization has recognized nearly 100 symptoms and diseases that have been treated successfully with acupuncture. Simply stated, acupuncture increases circulation in the body. By activating the nervous system in very specific ways, it helps to relieve […]

Asian Bodywork Therapies

Asian Bodywork Therapies blend the best of massage with the healing wisdom of Chinese Medicine. These can include: Zen Shiatsu, Tui Na, Thai Massage Reiki and other forms of energy work Cupping and Gua Sha Gentle pressure, that can at times feel deep, other times, simply nourishing, is used along channels throughout the limbs and body to bring […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Formulas are carefully chosen blends of herbs to support specific patterns of disharmony in the body. With careful assessment, including any medications you may be taking, a customized formula is blended to specifically support your health and well-being. All herbs have been carefully screened and tested to be free from heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants. […]

Food & Lifestyle Recommendations

Do you ever notice how after eating ice cream you can sometimes get a frog in your throat? Do you wonder why you tend to always wake up between 3 and 5 in the morning, or can never fall asleep until after 1 a.m.? Chinese medicine offers a new lens for seeing how your choices […]

Biomat Far Infrared Heat Therapy

The table warmer on my table is not just any table warmer. It’s known as the cadillac of table warmers. When you lie on the table, your ability to slip into deep relaxation is assisted by the Richway Biomat, a table warmer filled with amethyst crystals and far-infrared technologies to deepen your relaxation and healing […]