Emma practices Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, Master Tung’s Acupuncture, Distal Point Acupuncture, Balance Theory, Scalp and Auricular Acupuncture and the NADA protocol. I may use a combination of these acupuncture styles depending on my patient’s needs.
Functional Medicine addresses the underlying cause of disease using a systems-oriented approach that engages the patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century
Functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptom and spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long- term health and complex, and chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.
Using a combination of Chinese and Western herbs, I evaluate your health and prescribe formulas and or nutraceuticals that will benefit your health. I use only the finest, quality products with the best manufacturing practices.
By looking at your health, I will help you determine what foods are best for you using Traditional Chinese Methods. I can help with customized meal plans to address nutritional deficiencies, blood sugar imbalances, food allergies and sensitivities, and other nutritional issues that are a causative factor to every health condition. In some cases, nutritional analysis and food allergy/ sensitivity testing or trial elimination diets may be necessary for diagnosis.
CHINESE CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY
A healing technique using a light touch healing practice which brings the body back into physiologicial and energetic balance. It is a needle free method to relieve pain. Working with the channel system, the practioner is able to release pain from the body.
JAPANESE FACIAL MASSAGE
A hands on massage technique that fades age and gives your face a refreshed, youthful look. By bringing energy into the face, wrinkles will start to disappear and your face will look vibrant and young. Includes massage on shoulders, neck, head and face with the use of essential oils.
A form of acupuncture where small electric currents are passed between pairs of acupuncture needles through a device that generates continuous electric pulses. Electroacupuncture is very effective in treating muscle pain and neurological disorders.
Moxabustion (also known as Moxa) is a small spongy herb made out of the Mugwort plant. Moxa boosts the immune system which creates a cascade of profound healing effects. These effects include significant increase in red and white blood cell production and increased activity of the adrenal glands and many other biochemical reactions that assist the body in healing. Moxa treats fatigue, emotional disorders, pain, digestive conditions, gynecological conditions and much more.
Chinese medical massage which uses various techniques to stimulate acupressure points and meridians. It regulates the qi (vital energy) and blood flow in the body. Tui Na treats muscle pain, digestive conditions, low energy and symptoms related to stress or emotional problems.
BA GUAN (CUPPING)
An ancient therapy that uses glass cups to create suction on the skin in order to stimulates the flow of qi and blood in the body. Cupping treats coughs, asthma, common cold symptoms, muscle pain, stress, tension and high blood pressure.
A healing technique where you rub the skin repeated with a flat tool. The friction releases toxins and moves stagnant blood in the body. Gua Sha treats muscle aches and pains, respiratory conditions, including cough, cold and flu.