Tui Na
has been used in TCM for more then 2000 years. It consist of rhythmic massage along  the energy  meridians of the body, acupressure, some stretches, and manipulation of the joints. Similar to other types of Asian Bodywork therapy Tui Na has been used as prophylactic for a range of diseases by maintaining a balance in our life energy.



Thai Bodywork
techniques are applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, as well as legs, feet, and knees. Aside from focusing on the active energy points, there are many stretching techniques involved in Thai massage. Thai Bodywork is often referred to as “Yoga for the lazy.”  This is because the stretching techniques awaken the muscles that tend to be dormant in every day living. There is also a unique style of Thai massage  called Table Thai. It takes place on a table top and allows for a more effective use of the various Thai Bodywork techniques. Thai is also has very strong therapeutic power.




Visceral Therapy (massage of internal organs)

The abdominal is like the second brain. I've heard this repeated from absolutely different representatives of Alternative Medicine. There is an Abdominal Kingdom in our body, with its own hierarchy. There is very specific relationship between our internal organs, physical as well as emotional. One dysfunctional organ can impair the work of its relative organs. Muscle tension, blood, lymph or energy channels stagnation, or vessels stretching might be reasons of discomfort, pain, or a more serious pathology. Visceral therapy can help ease many chronic pathologies. Furthermore, other therapies like acupuncture, body massage, cups, and dietary supplements work better after your abdominal has been put in order.



Look at your blood.

One part of our treatment is patient education. Look under the microscope to see how your blood behaves, how active your leukocytes are, how healthy your erythrocytes are and much more… Think about what kinds of lifestyle changes can help your blood look better.


Acupuncture

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) our body has more then 50 energy channels.14 of them have acupuncture points. 12 Primary channels belong to 12 major organs and logically and physically connected to each others. There is also strong physical and emotional relationship between our organs. By stimulating or sedating different points using acupuncture needles we are affecting not only certain organ but also its "relatives" and bringing Yin-Yang balance of our body in order. There is no disorders in a world which cannot be treated by acupuncture.




 Cupping                


 Moxibustion

 
         
Moxa (made from mugwort or common wormwood) - dry herb or pressed cigarette shape stick. Very hot temperature and certain vibration during moxa burning make very strong therapeutic effect when external heat is not contraindicated for a patient. Moxa is good for:

  • Yang deficiency
  • Common cold
  • Blood and Qi stagnation
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Energy bust
Direct moxa (forbidden in USA)
             
  
Indirect moxa. On ginger slice and salt

Indirect moxa. On a needle. Strong
warming effect through the needle
to the certain point and channel.


 GuaSha

Poor blood circulation because of trauma, infection or some organs dysfunction might cause chronic discomfort and pain. In TCM, pain is an energy or blood stagnation. By scraping the skin and opening pores we are letting toxic blood come out. When we manage to let internal heat and toxins escape through the open pores, patient might feel relieve right away. Blood marks afterwards can stay on a body for up to 4-5 days.