Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Modalities

Acupuncture is one of the modalities of Oriental Medicine also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  TCM, one of the oldest professional, continuously practiced systems of medicine in the world,  has flourished in China for thousands of years and is widely practiced in Europe and throughout Asia.  It is now accepted as one of the newest forms of health care in the United States.

Although what is called acupuncture in the West comprises several different therapies, mostly it consists of the insertion of very fine needles in specific points in the body shown to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of health issues.  These points have been mapped by the Chinese over a period of two thousand years, and there are more than a thousand known acupoints.   In the past three decades, electromagnetic research has confirmed the existence and location of these points.

In addition to acupuncture, TCM utilizes a variety of methods to restore balance so the body is functioning efficiently and effectively.  Some of these methods include:

  • Acupuncture with needles
  • Acupressure
  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Herbal Supplements
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Massage Therapy/Body Work
  • Qi Gong
  • Meditation
  • Acutonics
  • Rain Drop Technique


Massage Therapy / Bodywork

Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage.  As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body.  This is accomplished by a variety of strokes such as rolling, kneading, percussion, and rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart.  Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation.  The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, and greater flexibility.

  • Increasing Oxygen Flow in the Blood
  • Improving Circulation & Flexibility
  • Easing Muscle Tension & Strain
  • Decreasing Stress & Anxiety
  • Diminishing Low Back Pain
  • Aiding in Detox


Acutonics is a healing modality that uses vibrational sound based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tuning forks that are calibrated to match the hertz and tones of our natural universe help to restore the body, mind, and soul to a balanced and healthy state through use on acupuncture points and the body’s energy fields. Their rich resonance and vibration connects with and supports the body’s natural frequencies, stimulates and balances the body’s physical and subtle energy field, and promotes wellness, and deep inner harmony. The sound waves of the forks vibrate and travel deeply into the body along energy pathways, affecting human physiology and reaching deep within places that are otherwise not easily accessed.

  • Stress
  • Blood pressure
  • Muscle tension
  • Digestion
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia

Rain Drop Technique 

Raindrop Technique (RDT) is extremely relaxing as well as therapeutic. It combines several holistic methods creating a synergistic effect for the body. It involves applying several therapeutic grade essential oils to the spinal reflex points on the feet.  Those same essential oils are then dropped like raindrops onto the back. Raindrop Technique is a great immune boost and it helps to combat colds, viruses and bacterial infections naturally. The oils used are each targeting and supporting a different system of your body (circulation, bones and joints, voluntary and involuntary muscles) and they are also antimicrobial, antiviral and antibacterial promoting cell detoxification.

  • Balancing & Re-aligning the Energy Centers of the Body
  • Easing Muscle, Bone, & Joint Discomfort
  • Improving Immune System Function
  • Supporting Emotional Wellbeing & Release
  • Reducing Stress & Minor Anxiety
  • Aiding Detox of the Body Systems


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