Shakti Clinics of Oriental Medicine
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About Oriental Medicine


ACUPUNCTURE is a 4000+ year old natural healing technique which restores, regulates and normalizes Qi flow (life force) in the body by insertion of hair thin, disposable needles into the body's energy pathways (meridians). This can remove the blockage and stagnation which are the causes of illness and pain. Scientific research shows that acupuncture releases neurotransmitters such as endorphins, serotonin, noreprinephrine.

HERBS are prescribed for balancing, harmonizing and cleansing the body's system. Customized for the individual along with acupuncture, they effectively treat a wide variety of health problems and maintain wellness without significant side effects.

TUINA and GUASHA are therapeutic massages that are used to support acupuncture. Its primary role is to balance and harmonize Qi flow in the body.

CUPPING uses suction cups to increase circulation and healing to areas.

MOXIBUSTION uses the burning of specific herbs over specific areas to promote circulation and healing.

"FOOD AS MEDICINE" is a dietary therapy using food for its healing characteristics and is rooted in ancient cultures. Dietary suggestions are based on specific energy patterns of each individual patient.  Also, vitamin and mineral supplements consumed in controlled and monitored mega doses can have a healing affect.

YOGA & QIGONG therapeutic instruction uses focused breathing and postures to support acupuncture treatments.

 

 

A SAMPLING OF HEALTH PROBLEMS EFFECTIVELY TREATED BY ORIENTAL MEDICINE

The World Health Organiziation has recognized this medicine as appropriate to treat 200+ conditions:

 

Female disorders (PMS, menses disorders, infertility, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause)

Immune disorders (chronic fatique syndrome, immune disfunction, fibromyalgia, candida)

Spirit disorders (depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, eating disorders, memory)

Respiratory (common cold, asthma, emphysema, sinusitis, allergies)

Gastointestinal (Inflammation, constipation, diarrhea, hepatitis, gas, GERD)

Endocrine (Diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, obesity)

Cardio-Cerebrovascular disorders (high blood pressure, stroke sequelae)

Urogenital (cystitus, urinary tract infections, incontinence, prostate)

Neurological (migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, peripheral neuropathy, tinnitus, M.S., erythromelalgia)

Musculo-Skeletal (arthritis, carpal tunnel, back & shoulder pain, bursitis, tendonitis, trauma injury)

Connective tissue (lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma)

Addictions (eating, nicotine, drugs, alcohol, sugar)

Cancer support (nausea from chemo, low energy, depression, immune system strengthening)