Source: Acupuncture in a Nutshell. Acupuncture Media Works, 2012. Print.
Acupressure/Tuina: A massage technique that stimulates the meridians, facilitating the flow of Qi.
Acupuncture: Tiny, disposable, sterile needles placed gently into specific acupuncture points.
Cupping: Using glass or bamboo cups to create a vacuum in order to increase warmth and circulation.
Electro-acupuncture: Acupuncture points are stimulated using a safe and gentle electrical current.
Gua Sha: A gentle scraping of the skin surface using a Gua Sha tool to increase circulation of Qi and blood.
Herbs: Chinese herbal medicine draws from a pharmacopoeia of thousands of herbs for specific conditions.
Moxibustion: The dried leaf of mugwort is rolled into a stick or placed on the end of needles, then burned as a warming therapy during treatment.
Oriental nutrition: Specific foods used to strengthen, rebuild and balance the body.
Qi Gong: Specific movements and breathing exercises used to improve health and vitality.
Tai Chi: Movement exercises that help develop harmony and balance, and promote maximum health.