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Abdominal Palpation

Abdominal Palpation

Client Stories Because the abdomen is the seat of most major organs, abdominal palpation can reveal the precise areas which are sapping energy and causing pain, discomfort, and loss of function. George was 45 and came to us because he felt highly stressed, had constant bloating of the whole belly, and reduced energy levels.  Abdominal […]

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abdomen

Using the Abdomen for Diagnosis

 – by Alice Louey The abdomen provides a lot of information upon gentle palpation.  I use this when there are digestive, stress, energy, menstrual or fertility issues to identify specific areas that need treatment.  Treatment may involve a number of different modalities:  moxa,  cupping,  acupuncture,  shiatsu/acupressure releases,  and/or Chinese herbal formulas.   Temperature Variations: Most […]

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postmenopause

Postmenopause

What happened to this post-menopausal woman with knee and lower back pain, and morning stiffness when her practitioner added moxibustion (moxa) to her treatment mix? Eliza had assumed that her symptoms were just part of life postmenopause and she assumed that her only option was to put up with them for the rest of her […]

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Moxa

Moxa Power

Acupuncture is like a plumber unblocking your drains.  Whereas, Moxibustion (Moxa) strengthens your immune system, lifts your energy, and warms the body by increasing your life force.   An Old Story About the Power of Moxa: Once a man was pulled from the water in China,who had just drowned. A Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner was […]

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