Joy Acupuncture & Wellness

Treatment Methods

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used forms of medicine in the world. Originating in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture is currently one of the most thoroughly researched, practiced, and respected forms of complementary medicine available anywhere.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, your overall health is determined by the quality of the Qi (energy) flow through the natural pathways of your body (meridians). Acupuncture uses a variety of techniques, including placing very thin sterile needles into specific points on the body, to stimulate and improve your Qi flow. The many benefits of acupuncture include:

  • Pain reductionimage
  • Stress and tension relief
  • Increased energy levels
  • Stronger digestion
  • Relief from bad habits and addictions
  • Greater sense of overall health and well-being

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Chinese Herbology

imageChinese herbal medicine is a 2,000 year old tradition using naturally occurring substances — including herbs — to enhance one's health and vitality. As opposed to Western medicine, the foundation of this approach is to support the body's natural self-healing mechanisms and abilities.

Since each patient has different needs, I carefully select and combine a variety of herbs that will synergistically blend together to achieve optimal results for your unique situation. I prescribe high-quality, professional-grade herbal medicines that are available only to qualified licensed professionals.

Acupressure

imageAcupressure is based on one the most ancient principles of healing — that simply touching a specific point on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. In an acupressure session, I apply firm pressure directly to these "points" on your body, which relieves your muscle tension and improves your circulation. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia.

Tui Na

imageTui Na is an ancient form of bodywork that is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. I use a variety of pressures, moving and strokes along the meridians (energy pathways) of your body to both relax your muscles and also stimulate the flow of energy throughout your body. By treating both the physical (musculature) and energetic (Qi) levels of your body at the same time, I can achieve results beyond what you’d receive from a conventional massage therapy session. It is very effective for various symptoms including muscle problem, edema and pre/post-natal care. 

Cupping


Cupping has been a part of Chinese Medicine for over 2,500 years. It relieves aches and pains, improves circulation, and also helps with respiratory and digestive issues. I simply place a specialized "cup" onto specific points on your body, and then use suction to draw your skin up into the cups. — it simply draws fresh blood to that area of your body, which facilitates the cleansing and strengthening of your Qi (energy). The end result is a greater overall sense of health and well-being.

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing and health. Moxibustion has been used for healing purposes throughout Asia for thousands of years. The purpose of moxibustion, as with most forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is to strengthen the blood, stimulate the flow of Qi (energy), and enhance yourimage overall vitality and health.

Among other benefits, a landmark study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1998 found that 75.4% of women suffering from breech presentations before childbirth had fetuses that rotated to the normal position after receiving moxibustion at an acupuncture point on the bladder meridian.

Special Treatment

 For Face Lifting & Body Slimming & Pain Relief

Radio Frequency Treatment (Advanced Heating Therapy)

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We use a cutting-edge radio frequency system for various aesthetic and pain relief treatments. The system generates heat energy deep inside the body, and raises the internal body temperature to 41.6-45˚C. This improves the blood and lymph circulation, decreases muscle pain, liquifies fat, and accelerates body metabolism. It also stimulates collagen regeneration and skin tightening, and helps with reduction of fat in the inner organ using RET(Resistive Electric Transfer) method.

PAIN CARE

• Waist, neck disk, acute sprain, muscle pain, shoulder & arm pain 
• Rheumatoid arthritis, chronic spinal pain, buttocks & thigh pain 
• After-surgery pain 
• Facial paralysis 
• Headache, menstrual pain, tailbone & perineum pain 
• Edema 

FACIAL CARE

• Facial contouring (square jaw, etc.)
• Skin lifting, fine wrinkles, stretch marks, facial wrinkles (forehead crease, smile line, frown lines, lipstick lines)
• Facial sagging from aging, neck wrinkles
• Aftercare for Botox/plastic surgery

OBESITY CARE

• Help reducing subcutaneous fat by generating high level of deep heat
• Help treating visceral fat and cellulite

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RF Cupping ("Endermologie" - Advanced Cupping Therapy)

Radio-frequency cupping is able to carry out cellulite treatment that combines very firm massaging, rolling and sucking at the skin's surface in an attempt to break up the fat cells that cause cellulite dimpling. It is also effective for contouring the body shape and facial treatment including acne treatment.

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Therapeutic Exercises

Lumbar exercise      

Lumbar exercise for seniors

Exercise for Cyphosis patient

Exercise for Scoliosis patient

Exercise for Ithilordosis patient

Exercise for Herniated Lumbar Disk patient in the late period of treatment