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To prompt the healing process, one or more of the following Oriental Medicine treatment strategies are employed:
Vitamin C - 120mg
Vitamin B1 - 250mg
Canxi - 13mg
Moxibustion: mugwort is used to warm acupuncture points and accelerates the healing process.
Herbal Therapy: prescription of herbal formulas consisting of 5-15 herbs that are individualized for each patient’s condition.
Tuina/Acupressure: massaging techniques to activate channel and organ systems.
Guasha: rubbing of the skin with a jade tool to facilitate the circulation of blood.
Cupping: glass or plastic cups create suction on the skin to increase circulation and release deep rooted lactic acid.
Nutritional Counselling: specific foods can be added or avoided to help strengthen the body.
Electrical Stimulation: acupuncture needles are inserted and then small alligator clips are placed on the needles. The small 9-volt battery operated machine is then turned on and micro-current stimulates the acupuncture point. E-stim reduces inflammation and releases endorphins. This is similar to the TENS unit that physical therapists use.
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