In addition to needling acupuncture points, an acupuncture treatment may include other Traditional Chinese Medicine – TCM techniques such as:

Application of indirect heat using moxa (therapeutic herbs) and/or heat lamps to warm and relax muscles and energy meridians

(Chinese therapeutic massage): to relieve muscle tension, stimulate acupressure points, open energy meridians and stimulate the flow of qi

Electro Acupuncture:
A very low frequency electrical current (1Hz) is applied to the needle to increase blood flow, relax muscle tissue and clear stagnant qi

glass cups with a vacuum seal are placed on the skin to stimulate blood flow and clear stagnant qi

Vigorous rubbing of the skin to increase blood flow and clear stagnant qi