Experts home in on knots with five varieties of massage therapy, as well as acupuncture. During deep-tissue massages, they use a tracing method that stalks pain to its source and triggers relief by pushing into lower-level musculature. Therapists also evict sports- and work-related tension, addressing muscles strains caused by weightlifting, a hard week at the office, or a moderate week at the fireworks factory. Shiatsu and relaxation massages each tackle stress and fatigue with long, soothing strokes, and myofascial therapy and acupressure pinpoint problem areas to realign troublesome tissues and balance energy pathways.
Dr. Kun Xiang relies on the successes of Chinese medicine to help clients find relief from new and chronic pain, allergies, and sleep disorders. Tiny acupuncture needles target specific areas of the body, and custom blends of herbs focus on rebalancing the entire body?s workings. Dr. Xiang also treats patients with Tui Na massage, which encompasses hand techniques and rhythmic compressions to open the body?s energy channels.
Spring Smith makes use of traditional Chinese medicine as she doles out health treatments and dietary advice at Spring Smith Acupuncture. An experienced acupuncturist and herbalist, she keeps her patients' chi and diets in check through the use of thin needles and herbal supplements.
It’s rare to find a single treatment that works to address anything from headaches to weight loss, but the acupuncturists have been using their methods to do so for more than 5,000 years. Guided by licensed acupuncturist Arthur Pan, South Bay Acupuncture Health Center's team is versed in acupuncture and other methods of traditional Chinese medicine, including herbal therapy and fire cupping. In the past, clients have used these therapies to find relief from many kinds of pain, debilitating addictions, fatigue, and gastrointestinal problems, including those caused by the uncontrollable impulse to eat still-life paintings of fruit.
Dr. Helen He's first encounter with Chinese medicine involved watching her grandmother and father perform it in China. She uses this experience, along with training and university and hospital study in China, to administer acupuncture, cupping, herbal remedies, and massage in the United States. Her wellness clinic also hosts yoga classes.
Second-generation acupuncturist and Way of Wellness owner Shasta Tierra and her team brings a holistic approach to wellness with skills honed over her 30 years of study in Chinese medicine, including tutelage under the founder of the American Acupuncture Association, Miriam Lee. Though her specialty lies in boosting fertility and treating other women-specific health concerns, Tierra and her team also boast an expansive repertoire of acupuncture techniques that can alleviate a wide variety of ailments such as arthritis pain, headaches, weight gain, and needle deficiency.