With this classic, Chinese approach you can expect to be diagnosed through tongue, pulse and interview. This traditional style involves stainless steel needles (fine, hair-like) inserted in specific points to balance the body and clear blocks in the Chinese Meridian System, benefitting most conditions. Trudy may integrate other branches of East Asian Medicine: moxibustion, electro-acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, herbs or nutrition.
Cupping, Moxibustion, Gua Sha,
There are many adjunct therapies that are used to complement or reinforce the acupuncture treatment. The 3 most common traditional methods that Trudy uses are Cupping, Moxibustion and Gua Sha. She also uses the modern technique, electroacupuncture for synergistic results for pain relief.
Nationial Association of Detoxification Acupuncture (NADA) is a modern, popular (used by more than 1,000 U.S. programs) ear protocol for treating addictions, PTSD and weight-loss. It can be used to ease cravings and decrease anxiety for any withdrawal. Many published studies in The Lancet, the Archives of Internal Medicine and others support its efficacy.
Point Injection Therapy
Point Injection Therapy, also known as Biopuncture, is one of the fastest growing and widely accepted medical modality in the world. It is the injection of sterile botanical substances, such as, herbal extracts, homeopathic medicines, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. It is very effective for pain, weight-loss and facial rejuvenation.