Understanding the disease in your body: The Chinese medical diagnosis can be made only after understanding your health concern and what it means to you. How does it impact your life and what would you like to change?
Tongue diagnosis: For a practitioner of Chinese Medicine, the tongue is a window to the interior of your body. The tongue can take on many difference appearances and textures, depending on how the tissue of the tongue is being nourished. This representative organ gives great insight to the body as a whole. Learn More >>>
Pulse diagnosis: By gently resting 3 fingers on each wrist, the health and vitality of your internal organs can be assessed based on the strength and quality of their pulse-beat. Learn More >>>
Acupuncture: Balance is achieved using fine (about the thickness of a hair strand), disposable acupuncture needles gently inserted into the body to help redirect or increase the flow of the life energy Qi (pronounced “chee” in the body. Many conditions are treated using acupuncture, including: insomnia, infertility, allergies, anxiety, depression, fatigue, paralysis, skin problems, migraines, and others. Learn More >>>
Herbal medicine: An ancient and well-studied tradition, the use of plants and herbal remedies is extremely effective to treat the balancing of the body from the inside outwards. Herbal medicine can initiate and maintain harmony by supplementing the body in order to reach a higher state of health. Herbs can be useful for many internal disorders. Learn More >>>
Cupping: Smooth glass cups are placed on the body (such as the back or shoulders), after a vacuum suction has been created, in order to disperse areas of stagnation and tension. This technique can be useful for muscle spasms, asthma, or pain. Learn More >>>
Moxibustion, “moxa”: Mugwort ( artemisia vulgaris ) is an herb which is dried and then burned in order to gently warm points over the skin. This has the effect of both strengthening and relaxing the body, and is used to relieve pain such as arthritis, menstrual discomfort, and to promote circulation in cases of neuropathy or numbness of the extremities. Learn More >>>
Massage: Using pressing, stretching, and decompression techniques, areas of tension, pain, and injury are released and healing is promoted by increased flow of fresh blood, oxygen, and Qi . Sports injuries, sciatica, and low back pain are commonly treated with these techniques. Learn More >>>
Cranial Sacral Therapy (CST): The cranial sacral rhythm is the subtle pulse of the flowing of the cerebral spinal (CS) fluid within the closed system of the brain and spine. With great skill a practitioner can detect this pulse at nearly any area of the body, even a wrist or ankle. Treatment is given by very gentle light touch on the body – usually the head, neck, and spine, to restore flow and balance to a healthy rhythm and free any restrictions. Reasons for a decreased flow or asymmetric rhythm may include improper movement, injury, surgery, or trauma.
A session of CST may be done using only solely cranial sacral techniques, or can be combined with acupuncture.
Zhu Scalp Acupuncture: Zhu Scalp Acupuncture is effective for treating neurological disorders, pain, and movement problems. Specific locations on the scalp, shown below, correspond to each part of your body.
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Stroke Recovery: “The sooner you begin stroke rehabilitation, the more likely you are to regain lost abilities and skills.”
-Mayo Clinic. From Sea Dragon patient Robbie Edwards (70 years old):
“ I continued treatment with Cinda at Sea Dragon following my release and do so to this day. Learn More >>>
Cancer Prevention, Support, and Recovery (pronounced “twee nah” & shiatsu massage): Using pressing, stretching, and decompression techniques, areas of tension, pain, and injury are released and healing is promoted by increased flow of fresh blood, oxygen, and Qi . Sports injuries, sciatica, and low back pain are commonly treated with these techniques. Learn More >>>
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture: The health of the body radiates from the face. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is a healthy and holistic way of increasing blood flow and providing nourishment to the face. The health and radiance of the body shines through the face. It is for this reason that in addition to the face, the entire body is evaluated and treated. Learn More >>>
Hospice and End of Life Care: The many modalities and techniques practiced in Chinese Medicine are used to alleviate pain, calm anxiety, and help with easing transitions during illness and at the end of life. Learn More >>>
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5 Bon Air Road, Suite 127
Larkspur, CA 94939