"Moxa" is a very popular treatment used in China. Moxa is a warming herb (mugwort) that is burned over the body to stimulate acupuncture points with heat. Moxa is applied for a variety of conditions but one of the most well known is to help encourage breech babies to turn.
Acupuncture is a safe, effective treatment for many of pregnancies side effects. Regular treatments also help to encourage a natural start to labor!
Please schedule a prenatal appointment if you are 20+ weeks or know that you require special bolstering and support to be comfortable laying for 25 minutes.
Electro Acupuncture is the use of electric current attached to the acupuncture needles. The purpose of this treatment is to reduce muscle spasm, provide a stronger stimulation to points, and to stimulate the nervous system. Electro Acu has been shown to be very effective at treating pain, post-stroke, and women's health conditions/fertility.
Cupping therapy is a great modality for stress, muscle tension, respiratory conditions, colds/flus, and more.
Cupping is not advised for all patients.
$40 without acupuncture
$20 as an add-on to acupuncture
Chinese herbal medicine is personalized for each person depending on what symptoms and disease pathology are present. Herbs can be taken as a tincture, capsule, or tea. Herbs are a great option to supplement acupuncture treatments or as a stand alone therapy.