Acupuncture is an ancient healing art based on traditional Chinese Medicine. There are energetic pathways in our body, that connect to everything like an auxiliary nervous system. When these pathways get obstructed or blocked, we can experience pain, dysfunction, or disease.
Very thin needles are inserted into key points along these channels to get the Qi, or energy flowing smoothly again.
After more than thirty years of experience doing massage therapy, Doctor Jeff is familiar with many forms of massage. The key to choosing the best method is to determine what the goal of the massage is.
Performance Enhancing Massage
Active Isolated Stretching
Shiatsu, while based upon the same theories as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and using the same points as are used in acupuncture, uses fingers instead of needles. This treatment method is very effective on a wide variety of conditions and is a valuable method for those who want to move their Chi or energy, but are shy of needles.
Reiki is a form of energy healing that focuses on removing blockages to the flow of energy flowing through the seven main centers of energy, known as chakras. These are located very close to, and have a strong influence over, the endocrine glands, which create the hormones that control nearly all the processes in your body. These chemicals help coordinate your body’s functions, from metabolism to growth and development, emotions, mood, sexual function and even sleep.
Chinese cupping involves a procedure of placing special heavy glass cups on the skin for a short while to help improve circulation in areas of poor blood flow, that have resulted in pain.