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Chinese medicine incorporates many different modalities: Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, eStim, Acupressure, Tui Na & Herbal Medicine

Acupuncture

The piercing of the skin with fine gauge (about the width of a human hair) sterile, stainless steel needles.

Moxibustion

The use of smoking herbal material (shredded mugwort) near the skin to the point of warmth

Cupping

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.

Acupressure

The use of pressure applied to a point on the body with either the hands, a stainless steel probe or seed.

Tui Na

The use of hands on body manipulation techniques over clothing or a sheet.

Chinese Herbs

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.

If you have any questions about the potential side effects of any of these techniques, check out our FAQs page or our post about the safety of Chinese medicine
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