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Acupuncture

In acupuncture, a TCM physician or Acupuncturist inserts one or more fine needles into the patient’s body to adjust the energy flow. Acupuncture points are like traffic lights on a city street, and the energy that runs through the body is like the traffic flow. Sometimes there is congestion or stagnation in the traffic, and the lights help control the cars and tell them when and where to go. Similarly, an acupuncturist utilizes the needles and acupuncture points to move the energy flow through the body more consistently to provide relief from your symptoms and restore balance to your body.

Acupuncture can be used to treat all types of health issues:

Addictions
Allergies
Cosmetic procedures (such as acupuncture for face lifting)
Degenerative diseases due to aging
Depression
Men’s Health
Pain Management
Stroke Rehabilitation
Weight Loss and Management
Women’s Health (PMS, Menopause, Low libido, Infertility, etc.)

When you arrive for your first acupuncture treatment at Evergreen Wellness Center, we ask that you arrive a few minutes early to complete a short form regarding your health history. Please bring a list of any medications you are currently taking, or copies of any other lab tests or X-rays you feel might be helpful for us to keep in your patient file.

During your consultation, the acupuncturist will discuss your symptoms, provide a diagnosis and prognosis, and determine a treatment plan for any additional acupuncture, massage or herbs that may assist with treating your syndrome.

Initial appointments typically last 45 minutes to one hour. Follow-up acupuncture treatments usually last around 30 minutes.

Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine can be used to treat and also prevent various health problems. In ancient China, TCM medical experts tasted all the herbs they used in person before they gave them to their patients. Raw herbs could be in the form of bark, leaves, seeds, roots and a variety of other natural substances.

Today, hundreds of different herb formulas are used to treat different diseases with much success. Several commonly used herbal formulas are manufactured based on Chinese Herb Medicine Classics, and these formulas have been used for hundreds of years in China.

Evergreen Wellness Center distributes only the most pure and high-quality Traditional Chinese herbs and herbal products. You must make an appointment to receive an herbal consultation and diagnosis before purchasing herbs from our dispensary.

Contact us to schedule an herbal consultation today!

 

Massage

Oriental Bodywork

Tuina Anmo is the Chinese term for bone setting, muscle and joint manipulation and massage. Tuina Anmo is used for a variety of purposes, including as a treatment for all types of trauma, internal medicine, surgery, gynecology and pediatrics.

Massage therapy can do wonders for your body, both physically and mentally. Massage is an effective treatment for many health conditions. Benefits include:

Reduced stress and anxiety
Relief from muscle tension and joint stiffness
Increased blood circulation
Reduced heart rate
Induces relaxation
Reduces back pain
Relieves depression and insomnia
Relieves Myofascial and Fibromyalgia pain
Releives headaches/migraines

Our massage therapists are available by appointment Monday through Saturday to provide massage treatments for any reason, from rehabilitation therapy to relaxation.

For more information about our massage therapists on staff, click HERE.

Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our massage therapists.

Qigong

 

Qigong (pronounced Chee Kung) is a method that combines body movement, breath exercise and mental concentration to exercise the body’s vital energy, or “Qi”. In China, Qigong is widely accepted for it’s curative effect, wide range of indications, ease to learn and safety. Today, there are over 200 million people practicing Qigong everyday in China, and it is gaining popularity throughout the world.

During Qigong exercises, you perform body movements to conduct the Qi to the place in which the you are concentrating with your mind. At the same time, different breath techniques are used depending on the exercise purpose. The exercises stimulate and balance the flow of Qi through the body, which helps enhance the body’s immune ability, postpone the aging process and develop the body’s potential.

Qigong has been widely used to treat many chronic diseases and also assist with a variety of issues:

Anemia
Anxiety/Depression
Arthritis
Asthma
Back Pain
Bone Density
Body Strength/Flexibility
Concentration/Memory
Hearing or Vision Impairment
Hypertension (Greater Cardiac Efficiency, Improved Circulation, Stabilize Blood Pressure)
Immune Cell Activity/Dysfunction
Kidney Deficiencies
Mental Health
Overall Health and Well Being
Sexual Dysfunction
Tinnitus
Weight Management

Qigong has two approaches. The first is self-healing or self-care. Individuals who want to improve their health do the Qigong exercise individually or in a group under the instruction of a qualified Qigong practitioner’s supervision. The second approach, External Qi healing, is a process whereby the Qigong practitioner’s energy is used to stimulate and balance the patient’s Qi so that illness can be healed. Both types of Qigong Therapy have been beneficial in treating individuals with respiratory, digestive, circulatory, urogenital, motor system and mental imbalance.

If you would like to find a way to prevent disease, maintain good health and assist your body in its healing processes then Qigong may be an alternative for you.

Contact us to schedule an appointment for a Qigong consultation.

 
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