From Our Editors
Millennia-old treatment modalities and modern technological advancements each have their place at Great Wall Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Drs. Qingsong Xiao and Vance Inouye—who hold a PhD in traditional Chinese medicine and a doctorate in naturopathic medicine, respectively—promote patients' well-being with holistic treatments that alleviate painful symptoms while supporting the human body's ability to heal itself naturally over time. To find the root causes of these symptoms, the practitioners employ a variety of noninvasive diagnostic techniques. Approaches include applying gentle pressure to key trigger points to locate sources of withheld tension and analyzing the pulse's strength, pattern, and ability to communicate in Morse code.
From there, it's up to the staff to recommend a treatment regimen specially tailored to address each client's needs. These regimens can incorporate traditional methods, such as acupuncture, tui na bodywork's combination of gentle massage and acupressure, and mixtures of Chinese herbs intended to restore a sense of balance throughout the body's systems. Additionally, technologies such as low-level-laser energy and infrared-light therapy can help alleviate chronic pain, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation throughout the treated area.