Defined as an ancient healing system dating back nearly five thousands years. In Chinese Medicine, different aspects of life, such as our environment, our mental and emotional state, our diet and lifestyle, are equally important for a person’s well-being; when balanced these aspects lead to steady wellness physically and emotionally. Let’s reach your harmonious balance together.
The World Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health recognize that acupuncture can be a helpful part of a treatment plan for many illnesses. There are points for Calming the Mind and Strengthening the Spirit. Acupuncture is very relaxing and can leave you feeling relieved and revived!
Chinese Herbal Medicine
It is one of the cornerstones of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chinese Herbal Medicine is an integral modality, especially for those who may not want acupuncture. My preference is to create customized herbal formulas based on your specific needs. Espiritu Health uses pharmaceutical-grade herbs without added chemicals, dyes, preservatives, or artificial fillers. Chinese Herbal Medicine can be used in conjunction with and in lieu of many Western pharmaceuticals.
Taiji & Qigong
Slow, precise, elegant and explosive movements, an ancient martial art turned exercise. National Institute of Health is funding a variety of studies on Tai Chi for chronic diseases and pain. I teach fundamental principles to ensure that you find your Inner Qi.
Chi-Nei-Tsang (Abdominal Qigong Massage)
Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) involves the application of Qigong in the manual treatment of the viscera (Nei-Tsang) and the deepest internal structures of the body. Following the classical Taoist model, Chi Nei Tsang simultaneously heals the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual. Originally, Taoist monks and nuns practiced Chi Nei Tsang to enhance their health, detoxify their organism, and upgrade the quality of their Chi (Qi) so that they could successfully, and safely practice the highest-level spiritual meditation formulas of enlightenment.
Sports Medicine / Physical Therapy Rehabilitation / MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident) Therapy
Treating the body (muscles, tendon, ligament, joint, fascia) in acute and chronic states of dis-ease. Whether the injury was gotten out on the sports field or in the car driving home, this type of therapy specifically treats your injured body, bringing it back to optimal work and playing condition.
Tuina is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy often used in conjunction with Acupuncture, Cupping, Chinese Herbalism, Tai Chi, and Qigong. Likened to Chinese therapeutic massage focused on specific bodily conditions and syndromes. Treating conditions such as TMJ, Carpal Tunnel, Tennis Elbow, and herniated discs.
The burning of the herb moxa or mugwart, over the skin or directly on acupuncture points. Practitioners use moxa to warm regions and acupuncture points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and qi.