Acupuncture

Acupuncture Service in NJAcupuncture is one of the most commonly used system of healing in the world, beginning in ancient China about 3000 to 5000 years ago. Since its introduction to the US in the 70s, its popularity has grown exponentially. In 1993, after just 20 years since its debut, FDA estimated Americans made about 12 million visits to acupuncture clinics spending more than half a billion dollars a year.
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Electroacupuncture

electroacupunctureElectro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles to augment the stimulating effects of needles. It’s been found to be quite effective for many conditions but particularly useful for pain syndromes and post-stroke rehabilitation. Electro-acupuncture has been used successfully in treating vomiting and nausea with patients undergoing chemotherapy as well.
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Cupping

cupping NJEven though not as well-known as acupuncture, cupping is a commonly used healing method used by acupuncturists to relieve pain and to promote circulation. Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of Traditional Oriental Medicine, whose earliest record dates back to the early fourth century. Its record was found in Egypt, Middle East, and Greece as well. Cupping therapy spread throughout Africa and to the Eastern European cultures and also used by native Americans. In the early 20th century, the breast pump was invented based on the same suction principle in the US!
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Moxibustion

Moxibustion in NJMoxibustion is a type of heat therapy where pieces of dried plant are burned on or near specific points on the skin. Moxibustion literally means “burning (bustion) of mugwart (moxa)”. Mugwart (Artemesia Vulgaris) is a common herb that grows throughout the world and has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries in a number of countries. In Oriental Medicine, moxibustion is a very important technique and commonly used along with acupuncture. You will often see the word ‘acupuncture’ together with ‘moxibustion’ in the same word, such as “acupuncture-moxibustion” or “acu-moxa”.
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Tuina & Acupressure

Facial tuina massge

Tuina is a Chinese word that means “push (tui)” and “Pull (na)”. It’s one type of Oriental bodywork that has been used in China for millenia. It’s a combination of stretching, adjustment, and deep-tissue massage along meridians, muscles, and nerve pathways to remove blockages and loosen up tight tissues. It’s often translated as “Chinese massage” but it’s much more than that. In China, tuina practitioners perform similar functions as physical therapists in the US. It’s a special field in traditional Oriental medicine and takes 5 years of full-time training to qualify as a tuina practitioner. By removing the obstruction, tuina practitioners try to restore free movement of qi and blood, hence relieving pain and tightness.
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