“All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the challenge of science is to find it.”
-Philippus Theophrastrus Bombast (1493-1541)
We use gentle, supportive treatments that support your body and mind’s natural healing ability. Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, Functional Medicine and Mindfulness-based theories, these therapies support the body’s natural detoxification pathways, glandular function, immune regulation, hormone balance, inflammatory control systems, stress response, and emotional resilience.
Nutrition and Therapeutic Supplementation
Our diet either supports our health or supports our disease. We help you find the nutritional habits that work best for physical constitution and your lifestyle, and, when necessary, we’ll recommend food-grade therapeutic supplements to help support and heal specific conditions.
The ancient Chinese recognized and respected the intimate connection between humans and the natural environment. They realized that all the medicines we need to stay healthy and balanced are already available from nature. Using a pharmacopoeia developed thousands of years ago that, due to its effectiveness, has remained largely unchanged over the centuries, we use modernized patent formulas that are convenient for today’s busy lifestyle.
Acupuncture is a natural therapy developed in China between 3,000-5,000 years ago that helps the body heal itself. By strategically activating the nervous, circulatory, and immune systems, we can re-train the body and mind into healthier states. Acupuncture has been shown to be effective for many conditions, not limited to: pain management, fertility and hormonal regulation, mood imbalances, digestive disorders, sleep disruption, etc.
Meditation and Mindfulness
More and more studies demonstrate the power of meditation and mindfulness for reducing stress, enhancing the immune system and Mentally and emotionally it improves creativity, enhances emotional regulation and creates states of wellbeing and balance. In children, it can help with self-regulation, attention and behavioral control. We use a blend of meditation and secular mindfulness exercises along with binaural-beat music during our acupuncture treatments to help bring your mind and body into more healing and helpful states.
We do not consider ourselves “Alternative Medicine” because this implies a rejection of conventional medical models. We do not reject conventional medical models. We believe that it is necessary in many cases and we will refer you to a physician if needed. We simply support the body and mind to function at their optimal level for recuperation and maintenance of health and prevention of disease. Please see a physician if you are gravely ill.