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Acupuncture and Asian Medicine*

According to Eastern philosophy, an imbalance of energy or blood flow will lead to disease in the body. Acupuncture needles placed along specific points can improve vitality, blood circulation, and restore the natural balance of the body. 

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Cupping Therapy*

Cupping therapy was used in Egypt dating back some 3,500 years, where its use is represented in hieroglyphic writing. The earliest recorded use of Cupping is from the famous Taoist alchemist and herbalist, Ge Hong (281–341 A.D.). In ancient Greece, Hippocrates recommended the use of cups for a variety of ailments.

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Constitutional Herbal Medicine*

8 BODY TYPE MEDICINE AND THE HISTORY OF CONSTITUTIONAL MEDICINE (ALSO KNOWN AS BODY TYPE MEDICINE)

The history of "Constitutional Medicine" dates back to ancient Chinese medicine. The principles of "8 Constitutional Medicine" originate from In-Yang Theory of Chinese medicine. During the 1800s, Dr. Lee Jema, a legendary oriental medicine doctor, developed "Sa-Sang" theory from In-Yang Theory to take better care of Korean people. "Sa-Sang" theory explains that there are four body types depending on the relative strength and weakness of internal organs. In 1962, Dr. Kwon Dowon further developed the "Sa-Sang" theory by proposing and establishing the theory of "8 Constitutional Medicine" for the first time at the "1965 Tokyo International Alternative Medicine Symposium." Ever since this presentation, "8 Constitutional Medicine" has drawn attention from not only medical professionals, but also from the public.

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Physical Medicine (Tui Na)*

The age-old science of Chinese Tui-Na medicine revolves around the use of the physician’s hands to diagnose through palpation and treat diseases and illnesses with a variety of manual techniques.

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Constitutional Acupuncture*

8 BODY TYPE MEDICINE AND THE HISTORY OF CONSTITUTIONAL MEDICINE (ALSO KNOWN AS BODY TYPE MEDICINE)

The history of "Constitutional Medicine" dates back to ancient Chinese medicine. The principles of "8 Constitutional Medicine" originate from In-Yang Theory of Chinese medicine. During the 1800s, Dr. Lee Jema, a legendary oriental medicine doctor, developed "Sa-Sang" theory from In-Yang Theory to take better care of Korean people. "Sa-Sang" theory explains that there are four body types depending on the relative strength and weakness of internal organs. In 1962, Dr. Kwon Dowon further developed the "Sa-Sang" theory by proposing and establishing the theory of "8 Constitutional Medicine" for the first time at the "1965 Tokyo International Alternative Medicine Symposium." Ever since this presentation, "8 Constitutional Medicine" has drawn attention from not only medical professionals, but also from the public.

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Moxibustion Therapy*

Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy using moxa made from dried mugwort (Artemisia argyi). It plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of China (including Tibet), Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia. Suppliers usually age the mugwort and grind it up to a fluff; practitioners burn the fluff or process it further into a cigar-shaped stick. They can use it indirectly, with acupuncture needles, or burn it on the patient's skin.

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Cosmetic Acupuncture*

For men and women concerned about the effects of aging on skin, Cosmetic Acupuncture has proven to be effective in treating blemishes, breakouts and reducing wrinkles. Furthermore, the procedure works to help delay the onset of wrinkles before they start and also beat blemishes while keeping skin tone fresh and even.

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Auricular Acupuncture*

Auricular acupuncture is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external ear surface for the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions in other areas of the body. The ear holds a microsystem of the body, consistent with the brain map discoveries of Canadian neuroscientist Wilder Penfield. Dr. Penfield found that maps of the body exist on the surface, or sensory cortex, of the brain. This same brain map is also projected onto different areas of the body, “microsystems”, and in particular precision, onto the ear.

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Traditional Asian Herbal Medicine*

Herbal medicine — also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine — refers to using a plant's seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbal medicine has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine.

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Biofeedback*

Our biofeedback system has been designed to identify the specific stresses held in your body that could be affecting your health. The device attempts to identify and record subtle, informational "stress potentials" provided by the client during the assessment procedure. The flow or blockage of this information reflects a profound system of communication that demonstrates the body/mind inter-connection and intelligence. The result is presented in the form of charts, numbers, and text, making it easy for anyone to understand. The information is used by your Biofeedback Professional to help you develop a personal training program designed to manage your stress energetically...

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Hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM (Mon & Fri)
    1:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Tue & Thu)

  • Wed Open in Anaheim
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    (Torrance Closed)

  • Sat
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Sun
    Closed