Dr. Sean Foss, ND
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a painless, non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process. The face and other areas are treated using special techniques that lessens the appearance of fine lines as well as deeper wrinkles. Though Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can sometimes be referred to as an Acupuncture Facelift, it is more than a cosmetic procedure. It is a rejuvenation and revitalization process designed to help the whole body look and feel younger.
Tui na is a medical massage that is often used to treat musculoskeletal conditions, but can be used for many other conditions. This Asian bodywork is generally a vigorous massage that focuses on acupressure, and joint, muscle and sinew manipulation. Application can be directly to the skin over clothing. Herbal compresses, ointments, and heating pads can also be applied to enhance treatment.
Cupping is a technique that employs cups that are placed on the skin under suction. The vacuum that is created will draw toxins and stagnation up to the surface of the skin to be removed by circulation. This procedure can often leave red marks that will persist for several days.
Gua Sha is a massage technique, similar to cupping, that releases muscular obstructions. Gua She can often treat areas cupping cannot reach.
The healing qualities of herbs re-balance energy in the body. Dr. Foss creates diets and recommends patent medicines that can be used on a short-term basis to re-balance the digestion and metabolism in the body.
These low impact, movement based meditations taught to reduce stress, promote proper circulation, improve bone density, strength and balance. Keep an eye out for upcoming classes.
A very low strength electrical current is used for painful muscle spasms, neurological disorders, skin conditions, kidney stones, and acute nausea caused by cancer medications.
Moxibustion is a therapy that involves burning an herb called mugwort root to facilitate healing. It is used to warm and invigorate the blood, stimulate the flow of Qi, and strengthen the constitution of patients.