Chinese medicine incorporates many different modalities: Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, eStim, Acupressure, Tui Na & Herbal Medicine
The piercing of the skin with fine gauge (about the width of a human hair) sterile, stainless steel needles.
The use of smoking herbal material (shredded mugwort) near the skin to the point of warmth
The use of small cups and either fire or a pump to create a vacuum over the surface of the skin.
Electrical Stimulation (eStim)
The use of modulated electrical frequency applied either directly to the skin or through acupuncture needles with a battery operated device.
The use of pressure applied to a point on the body with either the hands, a stainless steel probe or seed.
The use of hands on body manipulation techniques over clothing or a sheet.
Topical or internal application of Chinese herbal material. Often in a tincture/liniment, salve, decoction (tea) where chemical constituents have been extracted using water, alcohol and/or oil.