Uses non invasive techniques (No Needles!), primarily on the hands. Korean Therapies are used to stimulate acupuncture points that prevent or treat illness.
This therapy can treat most problems that would normally be treated with acupuncture – but without the use of needles! (Good for working with children or the needle phobic!)
In Gua Sha a scraper traditionally made of polished buffalo horn is used to stimulate blood and lymphatic circulation. Usually applied on the back for general whole body well being, or over areas of particular strain.
Very popular for treating sports injuries, aches and pains.
Allows detoxification, relieves stagnation with increased blood and lymphatic circulation. This helps leave the client pain free, relaxed and refreshed.
Becoming increasingly well known, thanks in part to the number of celebrities and Olympic athletes employing this therapy.
Used in treating muscular skeletal problems such as frozen shoulder and spondylitis. Clients find this very relaxing and often feel immediate relief.
On occasion cupping may leave a discolouration on the skin – this will dissapear in due time.
This is not a bruise but a result of blood being brought to just under the skin surface – often occurs where adhesions and stagnation are present and are a symptom of an underactive lymphatic system.
Cupping is also popular as a method of helping to reduce cellulite as part of an holistic weight control/ reduction programme.
Cupping is being recognised as being particularly beneficial for lung related conditions such as Asthma, Bronchitis and conditions such as coughs and wheezes.
Is an external heat therapy applied on or over an acupuncture point or affected area made from the dried leaves of Chinese mugwort (Artemesia arygii) Gentle heat is said to strengthen energy, warm cold and dry dampness.
The heat results from burning a stick of moxa close to, but not touching the surface of the skin which is allowed to smoulder an inch or two above the area being worked until the area becomes suffused with gentle warmth.
Moxibustion can safely be used at home. After training by the therapist, many clients use moxa therapy on themselves to strengthen the effect of the treatment between sessions.
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