Oriental treatment

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Acupuncture is a safe and extremely effective form of natural therapy which involves the insertion of very thin needles through the patient’s skin at specific points on the body. There are used points where the flow of the vital energy is closest to the surface of the body.

 

Stimulation of acupuncture points is enhancing organism powers without any adverse side effects. It is a drug-free treatment, so especially useful for allergic and unable to take a lot of medications, or dependent upon them people. Acupuncture perfectly combines with other therapies. It enhances the therapeutic effect even reduces drug (also chemotherapy) side effects. Acupuncture is suitable for the pain relief after various surgical and dental procedures.

 

The World Health Organization has developed a list of diseases and syndromes that are recommended for the treatment of Acupuncture:

  • The different origin of the spine, joints, ligaments, and muscle pain.
  • Nervous disorders – neurosis, insomnia, vegetodystonia, migraines, radiculitis, neuritis, nerve palsies, trigeminal and intercostals neuralgia, the effects of stroke, functional muscle twitching, stuttering and so.
  • Digestive system diseases, Cardiovascular diseases.
  • Respiratory system, throat and ear diseases.
  • Endocrine disorders, Genitourinary system diseases.
  • The skin diseases (allergic skin diseases, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, trophic ulcers).
  • Other conditions – chronic fatigue syndrome, smoking quitting syndrome, stress, a weakened immune system, antigen-antibody reactions, allergies and pseudoallergy, drug and alcohol dependency control.

 

Duration of the procedure: 30 min.

 

ACUPRESSURE

 

Acupressure has been used for about 5000 years as treatment and health promotion. Specific points of the body are not exposed to the needles, like acupuncture, but influenced by pressure with fingers or thumbs. It is completely safe, simple and effective way to stimulate the body’s powers to improve the overall health and treat disease. Currently, Acupressure is common treatment throughout the world and is often used in combination with other treatments.

 

There is evidence that acupressure works on the nervous and endocrine system, helps regulate blood pressure, improves energy, lymph circulation and metabolism. For these processes, the body returns to normal amount hormones and biologically active substances. Acupressure relieves pain, reduces irritability of the nervous system, relaxes tension and muscles spasms. Acupressure can replace acupuncture when the panic patients are afraid of needles or are allergic to them, as well as in blood clotting disorders or using anticoagulants.

 

Recommendations are similar to acupuncture.

Duration of the procedure: 30 min.

 

 

CUPPING THERAPY

 

Cupping Therapy is a natural therapy in which vacuum created in the cup is used on different areas of the body in order to gather the blood in that area. Cupping is applied to certain acupuncture points as well as to parts of the body that have been affected by pain. From a West scientific standpoint, cupping is known to help activate the lymphatic system, to promote blood circulation, and is good for deep tissue repair.  Suction is the best way to pull from the body free radical and poisonous molecular debris. Also it:

  • stimulates blood circulation, improves the supply of useful substances and oxygen to the exposed area,
  • promotes healing processes, inhibits pain and inflammation,
  • regulates an impaired organ function and facilitates muscle problems,
  • softens scar tissues, increases range of motion of the joint,
  • relaxes the nervous system.

 

Cupping therapy is recommended for the treatment in cases of :

  • headache, and muscular pain,
  • Spinal degeneration with pain, neuralgia,
  • gastrointestinal disorders, chronic lung diseases, asthma,
  • common colds and sinus infections,
  • joints and rheumatic diseases,
  • gynaecological disorders, menopausal discomforts,
  •  insomnia, depression.

 

Cupping Therapy also includes a face lifting, lymphatic drainage, obesity and cellulite treatment.

Duration of the procedure: 30 min.

 

 

SHIATSU

 

Shiatsu is a Japanese method of diagnosis and treatment where the fingers, thumbs, hands, elbows, knees, even the feet of the therapist and various techniques of stretching, breathing and physical exercises are used. Shiatsu is used to stimulate not only the specific bioenergetic points, but also the channels (meridians) of the vital energy flow.

 

Shiatsu stimulates the lymph, blood, energy circulation and metabolism, so helping the cells to better absorption of vital substances and removal of the toxic metabolic products. Shiatsu significantly reduces muscle fatigue and pain, improves their functions. Shiatsu stabilizes emotional state of receiver, reduces stress, irritability, nervous tension and helps deeply relax, it also improves sleep quality. Shiatsu positively affects the respiratory system, it improves digestion, body’s posture, slows down the aging process.

 

Shiatsu is recommended in cases of:

  • Back and neck pain, muscle cramps, migraine, headaches.
  • Nervous system disorders, emotional disorders, depression, stress and insomnia.
  • Dyskinezija, digestive system disorders, metabolism disorders.
  • Cardiac neurosis, respiratory problems.
  • Reproductive and urinary organs disorders.
  • Posture problems, rehabilitation.

 

Duration of the procedure: part of the body 30 min, full body 60 min.

 

 

The procedures are performed by a qualified expert in Oriental Medicine doctor Grazina Paliokienė. Others services of this doctor – consulting, Indian head and face massages, Reflex therapy, Shiatsu, Reiki.

 

 

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