Acupuncture is one of the oldest medical techniques in the world. Most recently it has received acclaim by being used primarily for pain relief, however acupuncture can also help with a multitude of other concerns. Not only can acupuncture help relieve pain related musculo-skeletal and joint issues, but it can also successfully treat mental amd physiological medical complaints as well. Acupuncture utilizes the use of sterilized filaments in specific point of the body to effect not only an energetic change but also to stimulate the muscular and nervous systems of the body to enhance the body natural ability to heal itself. Acupuncture can ideally be used in conjunction with massage therapy, cupping, physical therapy as well as herbal supplementation for maximum benefits.
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Vitamin injection therapy can aid the body’s health both mentally and physically, by supplementing restrictive diets, poor diets, or poor digestion. Many factors such as stress, overwork, heavy physical labor, intense exercise, and even pharmaceuticals all affect our digestion and how effectively we absorb nutrients. Injection Therapy of vitamins provide close to an 80% absorption rate, making it an ideal way to supplement and improve ones health. Oral supplements typically have only a 30% -40% absorption rate depending on quality, the rest being filtered & excreted, placing unnecessary stress on the kidneys. Homeopathic injection therapies can aid with arthritis, tendonitis, injuries and musculoskeletal complaints. Vitamin and Homeopathic injections are most beneficial when done on a weekly or twice weekly basis, and can easily be combined with your acupuncture treatment, massage or any body treatment to obtain optimal results! Acupuncturist Becky Palmer, a nationally certified and state licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine, will further enhance the benefits by injecting into acupuncture points to help balance the body, boost energy or immunity and promote healing.
VITAMIN B12 = energy and metabolism + so much more! B12 has an affect on the blood, brain, nerves and eyes, aids in liver detoxification, may help reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, as well as assists in regulating Cortisol, our "stress hormone". B12 deficiency may include fatigue, lack of motivation, insomnia. Long term B12 deficiency may lead to memory loss, lack of balance and other neurological issues. I utilize acupuncture points for my B12 injections so that you get the MOST benefits possible: the benefits of the vitamin B12, PLUS the stimulation of a energetic acupuncture point for increased energy & well-being
FOLIC ACID: Helps in building muscles, healthy cells, hemoglobin formation, and provides relief from heart palpitations, Anxiety & Depression. Aids in the prevention of heart disorders, cancer, stroke, infertility, and prevents birth defects in pregnancy.
LIPOTROPIC: Lipotropic is a combination of B12 combined with specific amino acids (Methionine, Inositol, Choline) targeted to assist in weight loss via fat metabolism. Also aids with insulin regulation, lowering cholesterol, and with Liver detoxification. This particular vitamin combination is recommended twice weekly for optimal results in order to aid in weight loss. Amino Acids include: Methionine, an amino acid that assists in the breakdown of fat in the liver helping to lower cholesterol and prevent fatigue. It acts as a lipotropic agent to prevent excess fat buildup in the liver and the body. It may also be useful in some cases of allergies because it reduces histamine release. Inositol, is a B-vitamin that promotes the health of cell structures and nerve synapses. It aids in the metabolism of fats and helps reduce blood cholesterol. Inositol participates in the action of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that controls mood and appetite. Choline, is an essential nutrient that helps to support the health of the liver in its processing and excretion of chemical waste products within the body. It is required for the transport and metabolism of fats and cholesterol within the body, which is important for the healthy support of the endocrine, cardiovascular and hepatic systems. It has been shown to also aid with memory and to maintain a healthy nervous system.
VITAMIN D: Benefits immunity, boost metabolism, aids in absorption of calcium & phosphorus to aid bone and kidney health. Also, aids in prevention of cancer and peripheral artery disease. Vitamin D3 is one of the most commonly deficient nutrients, about 75% of people are Vitamin D deficient all year round. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to many diseases including cancer, depression, autoimmune diseases, obesity, asthma, migraines, dementia, diabetes, heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders and more.
GLUTATHIONE: Primary anti-aging antioxidant found in every cell of our bodies. It assists with cellular turnover, strengthens our immunity, and benefits the skin to improve complexion. Also an anti-inflammatory, it helps speed muscle recovery and aids in liver detoxification. It is essential for many other body processes: cellular redox homeostasis, oxygen transport, protection of DNA, amino acid transport, protection of B12 inside the cells, and the removal of heavy metals. Lack of glutathione speeds our aging processes, while appropriate levels of glutathione help slow the aging process.
Fitness Boost Combo: $85
Folic Acid + Glutathione
Mental Boost Combo: $100
Folic Acid + Vitamin D + Vitamin B12
Immunity Boost Combo: $125
Vitamin D + Vitamin B-12 + Glutathione
Weight Loss Boost Combo: $140
Lipotropic + Vitamin D +Glutathione
Homeopathic Injection Therapy
TraumeelTraumeel is a homeopathic formula used for effective pain relief and to reduce inflammation while promoting healing. For persistent pain or acute injury, a Traumeel injection can bring immediate pain reduction with no side effects. This is an all natural and less harmful way to modulate inflammation than with NSAIDS and steroids. Traumeel formula includes the following natural botanicals:
- Calendula Officinalis is a botanical used to reduce pain and reduce swelling
- Belladonna is a botanical that relieves muscle pain.
- Bellis Perennis is a botanical that relieves muscle soreness and pain from bruising.
- Arnica Montana is a botanical that relieves pain, soothes sore muscles, and reduces stiffness.
ZeelZeel is commonly used to treat arthritic like pain symptoms and helps to rebuild cartilage reducing inflammation and stiffness ultimately improving joint maneuverability. Used often for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stenosis, and commonly combined with Traumeel for enhanced benefits.
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. It 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. Some soreness post- treatment can be common, so 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.
Engaging in sports and regular exercise without balance can be harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance 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. Acupuncture & Sports massage work amazing together!
Hot Stone Therapy
Hot Stone Therapy is a style of massage where heated stones are placed at specific sites on your body to deepen relaxation and promote circulation in your muscles. Muscles that are heated with these stones release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. The overall experience is very relaxing, nurturing, and rejuvenating.
Active Isolated Stretching
Developed by Aaron Mattes, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a dynamic system for improving your flexibility and overall well-being. As you probably already know, stretching your muscles not only reduces your chance of injury, but also strengthens your tendons and improves your circulation.
Pressure Point Therapy
Your body stores stress in specific areas called pressure points. Pressure points are small painful pockets of energy that are located along a nerve pathway in your body. These pressure points actually block the nerve energy from flowing through your body, causing a variety of discomforts and illnesses. In our session, I apply pressure to these specific points and dissolve them, releasing any blockages and restoring your nerve pathways to optimal health and function.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger Point Therapy is a style of bodywork that focuses on stimulating and releasing "trigger points" in your body. Trigger points are tender areas of tension similar to acupressure points, except they occur in the belly of the muscle rather than along the energy pathways of the body. These "knots" are built up throughout a person's life due to physical, mental, and/or emotional stress. During a session, focused pressure is applied through a variety of techniques order to release your trigger points. This process can be quite painful at times, yet the effects are lasting and profoundly transformative.
Myofascial massage is a technique used to treat injuries and discomfort, reducing pain and increasing range of motion. Myofascial massage differs from other types of massage in that it targets the fascia - the membrane surrounding muscles - rather than the muscle itself. Since fascia completely encases every muscle in the body, imbalances in the fascia can have serious effects on your range of motion and comfort level. While other forms of massage can overlook the fascia, myofascial massage focuses specifically on releasing tension in this important membrane.
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.