Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body.
Tuina is a type of alternative therapy which originated from China. Tuina massage stimulates the flow of qi to promote balance and harmony within the body using many of the same principles of acupuncture. It is similar to acupuncture in the way it targets specific acupoints, but practitioners use fingers instead of needles to apply pressure to stimulate these points.
Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine approach in which a suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups. This practice is mainly used in Asia.
Gua Sha Therapy
Ghu Sha is a natural, alternative therapy that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool. A TCM practitioner scrapes your skin with short or long strokes to stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue which increase blood flow.