We use a combination of ancient Chinese medicine with modern wellness treatments to provide individualized care for every patient. Learn more about the different kinds of services we practice to get accustomed to what you might experience with us.
Acupuncture is a medical system that originated in China over 3,000 years ago. It is a technique for balancing energy by inserting needles along specific pathways in the body. Its use is becoming increasingly popular due to its clinical effectiveness without the use of pharmaceuticals. Modern research shows that acupuncture works by affecting neurotransmitter, endorphin levels, blood circulation, and the immune system.
Meredith uses herbs as a fundamental therapy for many acute and chronic conditions. She makes custom formulas for patients based on their health history and current symptoms. Prescriptions are filled at FDA approved herbal pharmacies based in the U.S. and shipped directly to the patient.
Cupping therapy utilizes glass or plastic cups to create suction in an area of pain, usually the back or shoulders. The suction increases blood flow, loosens connective tissue, and breaks up stagnation resulting in improved circulation and pain reduction.
Gua Sha therapy utilizes a hand held tool that is scraped in short or long strokes along an area of pain to stimulate microcirculaton of soft tissue. This can increase blood flow and break down scar tissue, resulting in pain reduction and improvement in joint movement.
Facial acupuncture increases collagen production naturally while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Each session Includes facial cupping, gua sha, and acupuncture points on the body to address underlying causes of stress.
Moxibustion is the burning of dried mugwort leaves at acupuncture points or
areas of the body. It comes in many forms that all work to generate heat that penetrates into the body to relieve pain. This method is very effective for acute and chronic pain, arthritis, digestive disorders, and menstrual cramps.