Eastern Medicine seeks to identify the root of imbalance rather than simply treating symptoms. Through finding the origin of disharmony and returning the body to a state of homeostasis, one is able thrive in the fullest expression of themselves.
Modalities include Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Cupping Therapy, Moxibustion, Electro-Stimulation, Gua Sha, Tui Na, Nutrition and Neutraceuticals.
Some common categories of treatment include Digestion, Pain, Allergies, Headaches, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Weight, Skin, Sleep, Hormones, Performance, Fatigue, Inflammation, Circulation, Injury and Memory.
Dr. Ryan Monahan completed his Master and Doctoral degrees of Traditional Oriental Medicine at Emperor's College in Santa Monica, California.
"Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything."
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Ultra-thin needles carefully placed at key points on the body elicit a healing response using the body's own repair mechanisms. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to successfully treat many forms of disease and to help optimize health and well-being.
CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
A unique pharmacopoeia composed of hundreds of different plant, mineral, and animal components. Medicinal herbal formulas are customized to each patient's constitution. Acupuncture and Medicinal Herbs work in concert to achieve the most effective results in the shortest amount of time.
Improve circulation of fresh oxygenated blood and clear out toxins from the lymphatic system. Cupping Therapy utilizes negative pressure through suction to gently lift the skin, offering relief from pain and tension while creating a light, open and relaxed sensation.
NUTRITION & LIFESTYLE
Food truly is medicine. Chinese Nutrition is unique in that it places focus on the nature of food's inherent tastes and temperatures and how they can be used to heal the body. Individualized lifestyle recommendations are an essential aspect of creating real, lasting harmony and balance.