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Treatment methods

Diagnosis

Acupuncture treatment begins with a diagnosis of the individual’s patterns of imbalance. The purpose of the diagnosis is to establish which body-mind functions require balancing for a specific condition to improve and which are important for your overall energy and vitality.
The body mind and spirit is represented through 12 main pathways, meridians. Each is associated with an organ. Whether an organ is not functioning is revealed in many ways, for example pulse, tongue, facial color, odor, sound of the voice, emotional state, taste preferences, and the distribution of hot and cold in the body.

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Each organ has a pulse  associated with it which informs the practitioner about the functioning of that organ. These pulses are located on the radial artery on the wrist.

Treatment methods

Acupuncture is the insertion of fine stainless steel needles into acupuncture points. Stimulating the points sends energy where it is needed, to organs that are hypo functioning, or meridians and locations where there is lack. Sedating gets pathogens and excesses out of the organism: Viruses out of the lungs, stress and stagnation, or toxic heat.

Moxibustion is activating the points with the application of warmth. That is of course important in damp and cold climates.

Acupressure and Bodywork is adding the intuitive wisdom of the hands to the treatment. It helps the patient to focus, explore and heal themselves.

Chinese Herbs and Medical Diet are a great way to provide nourishment, essential when someone is exhausted or depleted.
Over the centuries, Chinese herbs developed from empirical science into a high-quality therapeutic system. Herbal formulas are tailored to the client allowing body and mind to be restored and preserved. 

NLP: Neuro-Linguistic programming, helps you to acquire skills necessary to make life changes. It gives you much more autonomy around your health and personal growth.

Qi Gong and meditation are often necessary to develop strength, internal discipline and the ability to regulate your vitality and emotions.

Feng Shui is the study of environment, and how it influences the body mind and emotions. It offers a great number of solutions to dis-ease that comes from your working or living space.

Lifestyle counseling helps you to make your unique long term health plan. By attending to your deeper needs and learning to meet them directly you become yourselves best doctor.