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Acupuncture
Dr. Brian Yomtov - Advanced Chiropractic and WellnessFree Consultation 203-316-8477
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Acupuncture — Balancing the body's energy to activate natural self-healing

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO), acupuncture has proven effective in the treatment of many common problems.

Dr. Yomtov applies his skill as an acupuncturist with a combination of whole-body diagnostic techniques, including scientifically advanced Electro Meridian Imaging, to precisely measure your body's source of discomfort.

Through acupuncture, Dr. Yomtov's patients have found relief from pain, improved function, and help with specialized issues.

Whether you opt for traditional acupuncture or non-invasive electro-acupuncture, your treatment at Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness is specific to you and restoring your balance of energy.

Gua Sha

Gua Sha is an Eastern healing technique that involves scraping of the skin. Gua means to scrape or rub. Sha is a 'reddish, elevated, millet-like skin rash' (aka petechiae).

Gua Sha is used whenever a patient has pain whether associated with an acute or chronic disorder. There may be aching, tenderness and/or a knotty feeling in the muscles. In addition to resolving musculoskeletal pain, Gua Sha is used to treat as well as prevent common cold, flu, bronchitis, asthma, as well as any chronic disorder involving pain.

Gua Sha is applied mainly on the back, neck, shoulders, buttocks, and limbs. On occasion on the chest and abdomen. The area to be Gua Sha-ed is lubricated with oil or lotion. The skin is then rubbed with a round-edged instrument in downward strokes. The Sha rednness should fade between 2-4 days. It may take longer depending on the patient’s condition.

In most cases the patient feels an immediate shift in their condition particularly in their pain or sense of constraint. Gua Sha promotes circulation and normalizes metabolic processes. It is a valuable treatment for both external and internal pain, and facilitates the resolution of both acute and chronic disorders.

 

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