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Acupuncture & Integrative Wellness
4940 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 304
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Glass or plastic cups applied to skin creating a vacuum suction. Cups remain stationery or can be gently moved for a massage. Benefits of cupping are vast and include relieving pain and tension, improving ROM, stimulating flow of lymph, and improving circulation. Traditionally, cupping treats respiratory symptoms such as asthma, cough, lingering phlegm, and congestion.
Gentle dermal stimulation performed with a jade or crystal stone to relieve tension, reduce inflammation, remove heat sensations, and stimulate the immune system. Gua sha is also used to tone facial skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines.
"Moxa" is a cigar-like stick made from Mugwort and other medicinal herbs. It is ignited then guided over specific
acupuncture points and meridians to warm and stimulate circulation. Moxa is frequently used for digestive conditions, arthritis, and menstrual conditions.
Herbal Medicine & Nutritional Support
Depending on medical history, chief complaint, and treatment protocol herbal medicine or nutritional support may be used.
These bridge the time between appointments to enhance overall treatment progress.
Comprehensive Consultations for Preventative Health
30min and 60min consultations via video conference or in-office are available to discuss the following while providing next steps and recommendations. Streches & Exercises, Diet & Nutritional Support, Herbal Medicine, Referral to another LAc, DC, MD, or Specialist.
Corporate & Community Wellness Programs
Auricular acupressure/acupuncture and cupping services with a wellness presentation are offered in a group setting at corporate offices, community spaces, medical centers, yoga studios, fitness centers, and health expos. Half day and full day programs available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (424) 279.4009 for additional information and rates.
The use of thin, sterile, single-use needles inserted at specific points on the body to create a sense of relaxation or increased
energy depending on treatment protocol, chief complaint, and medical history. Acupuncture is most well known for treating
pain, nausea, menstrual conditions, boosting the immune system, and general preventative health, however, it has shown
effective in treating various other conditions.
Acupuncture that targets specific regions of the face to stimulate collagen,
drain congestion, and promote a youthful glow. Facial acupuncture is
also used to treat facial paralysis, TMJ, eye, and ear disorders.
A specialized technique that focuses on needling the microsystem
of the ear and its connection to different regions of the body. Auricular
acupuncture has shown to be especially effective in treating pain, trauma,
emotions, and addictions. Auricular acupuncture also facilitates detoxification
and is a great compliment to other programs. Acupressure ear seeds made
from Swarovski crystals, 24k gold, or herbal pellets may also be used instead
The use of acupuncture needles connected to an electric frequency machine which allows different levels of stimulation to be obtained. This is particularly effective for chronic pain, neurological disorders, and neuropathies.