Caspian Acupuncture 

Anita Tayyebi   EAMP,  L.Ac.​​

Cupping 

The cupping therapy is amongst the oldest forms of Chinese medicine therapies. Glass or silicone cups are used to create suction on the skin. Cuppig mobilizes the facia, increase the flow of blood and qi in the area, reduces swelling, relieves toxins and eases pain.

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine therapy in which a small piece of spongy herb called mugwort is burnt to create heat which promotes healing. Moxibustion helps in strengthening immunity, enhances blood circulation and maintains the overall health of the body. 

Gua Sha 

"Gua" means to scrape or rub. "Sha" is the term for the reddish skin rash that accurs as a result of the scrapping. Special tools made with materials like horns or jade are used to apply pressured strokes along the muscles. The repetitive movement along the skin not only clears the meridians and relieves toxicity but also improves blood circulation.

Shiatsu / Tuina

Shiatsu and Tuina are ancient Chinese Massage therapy that restores the flow of Qi in the meridians, relaxes the muscles and improves blood circulation. These thechniques activate meridians and organ systems. 

 Chinese Herbs / Nutritional and Lifestyle Advice 

Foods we consume become part of us.  Using the principles of Chinese Medicine, special foods and herbs and diet is prescribed to aid the healing of body. In the east food is described as possessing certain qualities such as a warming or cooling nature, possessing certain flavours or acting on our body in certain way. The essence of oriental medicine is that each person eats according to their constitution and the goal is to nourish ourselves in a way that balances our constitutional make-up and our patterns of disharmony.
  

CranioSacral Therapy 

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Craniosacral therapy is a gentle, hands-on healing modality that focuses on the wave-like rhythmic pulse that goes through the entire body. It addresses the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum and the goal is to release compression in those areas which alleviates stress and pain. Cranial sacral therapy seeks to restore the natural position of the bones and can decrease  stress from chronic injuries, overuse, misuse and diseases.