Insertion of a fine single use sterile needle into an acupuncture point.
Use of electrical frequency on an acupuncture needle.
Glass cup used in Chinese medicine in conjunction with fire to create a vacuum in the cup. This cup is immediately placed on the skin in the determined area. Promotes healing by moving blood into the surface of the skin.
Gwa Sha (Gua Sha)
Use of a flatten like tool on the surface of the skin to scrape until there is "sand" like redness on the selected area. Used as well to promote circulation, decrease heat and reduce inflammation, among others.
Plum Blossom (5-star or 7-star needle)
Small mallet like instrument used to promote blood circulation on the meridians.
Meaning "pushing and grasping" is a Chinese massage that uses: kneading, rolling, round rubbing, pushing, plucking, finger pressing and other techniques to promote health in addition to acupuncture.
Type of massage that uses almost static pressure to promote myofascial release depending on location.
Acupuncture Injection Therapy or Bio Puncture
Injecting of a homeopathic substance or vitamin or a combination (in the case of In2 Health, Inc.) at the site of pain or in acupuncture point areas promoting healing without negative side effects.
Use of stretch type self adhesive bandage for the reduction of inflammation and promotion of healing.
Analysis of individual's static and active postures against a grid in order to determine imbalances.
Postural Assessment Corrective Exercises
Series of stretching or proprioceptive exercises given to the evaluated individual for the purpose of complementing and sustaining the treatment protocol.
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Use of Chinese Herbals (compounds, formulas, plasters, ointments or tinctures) in conjunction with the treatment, when indicated.
Single or compound formulas use for the promotion of health and activation of the individuals' immune response.
Manual Muscle Testing
Mainly used for Sport Injuries and Pain Management to isolate a particular muscle or group of muscles to determine, differentiate or confirm a diagnosis.