A therapy using thin, sterile, stainless steel needles that are inserted at specific points in the body, causing a positive response in order to correct various ailments. The location and the application of the needles and the depth of the needle insertion is determined by the nature of the problem.
The application of round vacuum cups over a muscular area, such as the back, to enhance blood circulation to the designated area.
Chinese massage technique used to modify or prevent pain perception and to normalize the body’s physiologic functions.
An ancient Chinese therapy involving the application of a massage oil followed by long or short scraping strokes of the skin using a smooth-edged massage tool. This technique increases blood flow and microcirculation of soft tissues and can be helpful in addressing issues like chronic pain.
A therapeutic taping technique designed to provide support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. Kinesio taping also can prolong the benefits of other in-office manual therapy techniques.