Hands Down Acupuncture & Massage



Through a series of diagnostic tests, questions, observations, and palpation your acupuncturist will detemrine your "Pattern of Disease." Based off of this Pattern, the appropriate coarse of treatment will be administered. Typically 20 - 30 hair-thin, sterile needles are used in one session. Needles rest for about 20 minutes with some manipulation (either manually, or with E-Stim). Afterwards, the needles are removed and if necessary other modalities (such as moxibustion, gua sha, cupping or massage) are utilized, then the session will be over. 

How to Dress for treatment:

Loose clothing is prefered, but comfort above all. Shorts or loose sweat pants are ideal, as well as tee shirts and tanks. A

 sports bra is also appropriate.

Gowns are available upon request. 

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Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.


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Acu + Massage Combo

Acupuncture plus a 30 minute or 60 minute Massage

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Stretch Therapy

Using Passive and PNF (Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretch techniques, the goal is to decrease muscle tightness and stiff joints. Improve joint range of motion, aid in the prevention of injury, improve performance, and reduce stress. Whether a seasoned athlete, a weekend warrior, or someone who is just tired of feeling pain and muscle tightness doing everyday activities, stretch therapy is for you. Choose from a 30 minute Maintenance Session where the focus is on a specific muscle group or joint. or a 45 minute Standard Session where the full body is worked on focusing on the major muscle groups and extremities.

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Targeted / Sessions

Just want to treat your frozen shoulder with no leg work? No Problem! Tennis player and just want your forearms worked on? You've got it! The targeted sessions are just that, targeted to your choice of ailment. Sometimes you don't want the full body work and just want the attention to be focused on  a specific joint or muscle group, this is it, this is for you. Each session will begin with  a thorough intake regarding the area of focus, including strength, range of motion tests, and any necessary orthopedic testing. 

*Note: Hands on time is approximately 30-35 minutes, with 5 to 10 minutes of intake and testing. 

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Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.

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Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy uses glass “cups” and suction to help alleviate pain and inflammation, increase blood flow, relaxation and well being, and as a a type of deep tissue massage

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Sports Massage

Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function. A Sports Massage session includes targeted stretching , strengthening of muscles, and cupping. 

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