The practice of Oriental Medicine includes not only acupuncture, but also herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, Tui Na (a form of therapeutic massage), cupping therapy, Gua Sha (scraping technique), moxibustion (herbal heat therapy), and Qi Gong (a form of breathing therapy).  All of these methods share an equally long history of development, usage, and effectiveness in the maintenance of health, and the treatment of disease.

Oriental Medicine is an ancient medicine that has diagnosed, healed and prevented illness in China for over 3,000 years.  It is the pearl of ancient wisdom for your health and well-being and has been able to approach, assist and/or treat many health issues.

Below is a list of some health issues where Oriental Medicine is indicated.

 

Autoimmune Disorders;

    Upper respiratory tract infections (common cold, sinusitis, rhinitis), sore throat, influenza (flu), acute and chronic bronchitis, cough, asthma, epistaxis (nose bleeds), haemoptysis (coughing up blood), loss of voice, hoarse voice, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.

 

Cancer;

    Side effects from cancer treatment therapies (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, brachytherapy, drug therapy, and etc.).

 

Cardiovascular Issues;

    High blood pressure, spider veins, cold hands/feet.

 

Cosmetic / Weight loss;

    Eye bags, discoloration on face, sagging, puffiness, dark circles.

 

Gastrointestinal Disorders;

    Reflux, nausea and vomiting, pain, gas, bloating, indigestion, regurgitation, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, dysentery, gnawing hunger or loss of appetite, Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, colitis, parasitic infestation, hemorrhoids, food poisoning.

 

Gynecological Issues; 

    Painful periods, irregular periods, dysmenorrhea, premenstrual symptoms, pregnancy support, infertility, menopausal symptoms, uterine fibroids, pelvic inflammation.

 

Internal Disease;

    Supportive therapies are available for Liver/Gall Bladder diseases, HIV, Immune and Digestive support during chemotherapy and radiation therapies, lifestyle support for metabolic conditions.

 

Mental/Emotional conditions;

    Anxiety, stress, addictions/compulsions (drugs, alcohol, tobacco, sexual) depression, recovery from traumatic events (childhood/adult emotional traumas such as abuse, divorce and the loss of a loved one), anger management, PTSD.

 

Musculoskeletal Issues;

    Back pain, neck and shoulder tension, acute injury to muscles and ligaments.

 

Neurological Disorders;

    Spasms and convulsions.

 

Pain Management;

    Migraines and headaches, joint pain, chronic and acute pain, restless leg syndrome, sciatica.

 

Skin Diseases;

    Acne, chronic rashes, eczema, psoriasis, external scarring.

 

Systemic Issues;

    Autoimmune disorders, weakened immunity, allergies, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, neurological disorders, chronic fatigue, cardiovascular concerns/prevention, vision and hearing disorders, sexual dysfunction, hypertension.

 

Trauma;

    Recovery from strokes, surgery, pregnancy, accidents, sports injuries, scar tissue.

For more information, please contact Kerry Kott, DOM, LAc.

**Always consult a health professional or your physician before taking any medication, or nutritional, herbal, or homeopathic supplement for a health problem.