Techniques in Addition to Traditional Acupuncture
A technique using electrical stimulation of the needle points to increase therapeutic benefits in acupuncture treatments.
Cupping is an ancient technique used to help release muscle tension. Traditionally done with bamboo "cups," Dr. Brown employs the use of glass bulbs. A small flame is used to create a vacuum and the cup is applied to whichever part of the body is being treated - usually the back, but cups may also be applied to shoulders, arms, or legs.
A treatment used in conjunction with acupuncture, consisting of burning dried Chinese herb called mugwort. It is used to warm acupuncture points to quicken the healing process.
A massage technique that translates as “push grasp” that moves vital energy in various parts of the body. It is used to relieve muscle pain, tension, and inflammation and to heal injuries.
Another deep massage technique used to release muscle tension, tightness, and constriction with a specialized scraping tool to rub over a problem area.