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Herbal Body Wraps Massage
Acu-Reiki Naturopathology
Colon Hydrotherapy

 

 

Acupressure/Shiatsu

The study of combining acupuncture points and stretching pressure in a comfortable and non-invasive therapy.

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Acu-Reiki

The use of Acupressure combined with Reiki. Some practitioners may use intuitive abilities with this session. This therapy balances energy systems, provides relaxation and supports health.

 

Acupuncture

The usage of needles to move energy to weak points or from overly stressed points of the body. Balancing the body’s energy allows it to deal with everyday stress, pressure, and pain.

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Aqua Ion Chi Detox Foot Bath

The Ion-cleanse foot bath provides a whole body detoxification therapy session. The session removes toxins from the body through the feet. The unit produces positive and negative ions. These ions cause impurities to be eliminated through the pores of the feet. It works through the process of osmosis.

Aromatherapy Raindrop Technique

The usage of scented oils applied to points on the body or released in the air to allow energy balance. As a non-intrusive therapy, it works both on the body and in the air.

Colon Hydrotherapy

The cleansing of the large intestine with temperature regulated, filtered water.

See Also: Holistic Colon Hydrotherapy
True and Original Holistic Colon Hydrotherapy

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Herbal Body Wraps

The usage of warm cloths saturated with an herbal solution. This can result in a loss of weight and/or a cleansing of body.

 

Herbology

The usage of medicinal plants (herbs) to balance and heal the human body. They are considered natural drugs treating a variety of complaints. Herbs have the possibility of side effects or drug interaction; however, with the guidance of a natural health practitioner, they can be very effective in treating ailments.

 

Homeopathy

The usage of diluted tinctures made from natural sources to balance the body’s energies. Based on the like cures like theory (as in a vaccination) developed by Hippocrates. This therapy is non-interactive with standard medicines.

Homeopathic medicines are used to treat many common health conditions such as menopause, allergies, coughs, PMS, colds, flu, stress, arthritis, muscle pain, and more.

Homeopathic medicines are therapeutically active micro-doses of plants, mineral, and biological substances.

They are safe and reliable natural medicines, therefore considered by many as an excellent first choice when needing treatment of common ailments. Homeopathy has been used for over 200 years, showing a remarkable safety record.

Today, homeopathy is used by millions of people in more than 65 countries and recommended by more than 400,000 healthcare practitioners.

Since the passing of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in 1938, homeopathic medicines have been regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

To be recognized as a homeopathic medicine by the FDA, the ingredients must be listed in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (HPUS) or generally accepted as homeopathic medicine under the general principles of homeopathy.

Being regulated by the FDA ensures that homeopathic medicines adhere to specific standards.

See also: Integrative Homeopathy

 

Hypnotherapy/Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy

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Hypnosis can help individuals and groups stop smoking, lose weight, sleep better, and deal effectively with stress and other emotional disorders.
During a hypnosis session the client experiences a trance state which is similar to meditation. In this state the innate powers of the human mind, which are usually untapped, flow freely and enhance every area of life. Emotional blocks that a client may not even be aware of are released during a session.
The Hypnotic state is completely normal. Hypnosis is experienced everyday by every person. It happens while watching TV or driving a familiar route. It is a narrowing of attention, thereby shutting out distractions, resulting in focused awareness. It is not mysterious but rather a state that every human being can easily reach, with very few exceptions.
The conscious mind, which is the rational and analytical mind, is in a relaxed state for a time, while the subconscious mind, which holds all emotions, memories and creativity, is more fully accessed to provide resources not usually available.

 

Iridology

The study of the coloration and discoloration within the iris of the eyes. Known as "windows of the body", the eyes reflect what is happening internally.

 

Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a holistic treatment which promotes a health lymphatic system. The therapy consists of manual pressure and movement over the areas of the lymph nodes. The practitioner uses the fingers and the palms of the hand during a session. The therapy has been reported to reduce swelling, promote tissue cleansing, assist in allergy treatment and stimulate the immune system.

 

Lypossage

Lypossage is a specialized body work technique that is provided by advanced trained licensed and certified health care practitioners such as nurses, massage therapists, estheticians, and acupuncturists.

Lypossage is a non-surgical, non-invasive, anti-aging, detoxifying bodywork modality that promotes the reduction of adipose tissue (fat cells) and cellulite tissue through lymphatic drainage and kneading of the adipose tissue in the areas of concern. The bodywork techniques are used along with a specially formulated homeopathic spray or ointment that promotes fat metabolism and assists with weight reduction thereby resulting in a smoother appearance of the skin. The therapy shows significant and measurable results.

Five inches can be lost within in just six weeks. The treatment can also break up adhesions in the skin and adipose tissue layers, improve sinus conditions, reduce thigh pain, reduce fibrocystic breasts, and much more.

 

Lymphatic Drainage Manual Therapy

Lymphatic drainage manual therapy is a specialized body work technique that is provided by advanced trained licensed and certified health care practitioners such as nurses, massage therapists, and acupuncturists. This therapy applies repetitive pressure at lymph node sites and a stroking technique along lymph vessels that stimulates the movement of lymph fluid. This therapy assists with post surgical swelling and inflammation due to numerous heath complaints such as sinusitis, arthritis, gastritis, back pain, neck pain and more.

 

Massage

The unbinding of tightened muscles to allow the body’s energies to flow throughout the body. It promotes circulation and reduces stress.

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Professional Medical Massage

Professional Medical Massage is performed by licensed health care practitioners such as nurses, acupuncturists, medical doctors, and chiropractors that have advance continuing education in medical massage. Professional Medical Massage is a distinct form of body work that augments the licensed professional’s methods of care. Nurses us it for comfort measures in medical and surgical wards, Chiropractor’s use it to augment adjustments, and acupuncturists use it to augment acupuncture or acupressure therapy. Professional medical massage promotes circulation, aides is relaxation, promotes a restful sleep, reduces stiffness, decreases inflammation, reduces pain, and more.

 

Naturopathology

The study of disease based on natural health care theories. A system or method of treating disease and evaluating the underlying cause of a disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs. It is the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases as it relates to natural health care. It evaluates through: tongue study, pulse study, kinesiology, hara study, bio-energy field testing, visual observation, urine/stool/ blood study, and related assessment tools typically used by Naturopathologists.

Upon review of all of the assessments the practitioner will end the consultation with a verbal report of finding. Within that report the practitioner will inform the client of specific needs to promote and improvement a positive life style. Examples of the results given within the report of findings will include the use of special foods, herbs, vitamins, homeopathics, bodywork techniques, mind body therapies or other related health care techniques. These therapies are given to assist the natural healing processes and promote balance.

Each consultation is individualized for each client and the components may vary slightly based upon the client’s needs and the assessment of the practitioner. The majority of the visual observation components are completed within the initial visit but may be completed within a follow-up consultation or with an associate practitioner. Lab tests are typically completed within a second or third visit and by those approved to collect specimens under the state department of health and the CLIA administration of the federal government.

Naturopathy

The study of all natural therapies. A Naturopath knows many modalities of healing, can practice many therapies, and is able to give recommendations to other practitioners in the health field.

See also: Traditional Naturopathy
Natural Health Exam
Traditional Naturopathy versus Naturopathic Medicine

Reflexology

The study of oriental philosophy that believes the hands and feet can be a single point of relaxing and healing the body based on the end points of the meridians. The practitioner applies pressure to specific points on the hands and feet.

Reflex-Reiki

Reflex-Reiki is a combined therapy of Reflexology and Reiki. The typical treatment offers 30 minutes of Reiki and 30 minutes of Reflexology. During the Reflexology portion of the treatment Reiki energy is used in conjunction with the treatment.

 

Reiki

The study of healing and directing the body’s energy via spiritual or universal energy. The practitioner applies a light touch to the client.

 

Shiatsu/Acupressure

The study of combining acupuncture (without needles) and massage in a comfortable and non-invasive therapy.

 

Detox Massage

Detox Massage uses Lymphatic drainage and manual massage techniques. It is a specialized body work therapy that is provided by advanced trained licensed and certified health care practitioners such as nurses, massage therapists, and acupuncturists. This therapy applies repetitive pressure at lymph node sites and a stroking technique along lymph vessels that stimulates the movement of lymph fluid. It also stimulates the filtration methods of the liver and the clearing of abdominal organs. This therapy assists in removing toxins from tissue sites throughout the whole body. It also assists with post surgical swelling and inflammation due to numerous heath complaints such as sinusitis, arthritis, gastritis, back pain, neck pain and more.

 

Foot Spa Therapy

Feel the relaxation and how clean your feet will feel with the Foot Spa Therapy treatment. In this therapy session the client will receive the following:

  • Essential Oil Foot Soak
  • Foot Shampoo
  • Epson Salt Exfoliation
  • 30 Minute Foot Reflexology Treatment

 

Hand Spa Therapy

Feel the relaxation and how clean your hands will feel with the Hand Spa Therapy treatment. In this therapy session the client will receive the following:

  • Essential Oil Hand Soak
  • Hand Shampoo
  • Hand Scrub
  • 30 Minute Hand Reflexology Treatment

 

Express Body Wrap

This is a healthy toxin cleanse program that creates a definite size loss from fatty areas. The solution of aloe vera and herbs combine to penetrate though the protein wall that surrounds the fat cell and dissipates toxins from the fat cells into the lymphatic system, the toxins can be flushed from the body as one drinks water over a three day period. The aloe vera in the solution will moisturize, tone, and tighten the skin. No shower is needed after the wrap.

How is the wrap applied? A gelled solution is applied directly to the skin and a layer of plastic film is wrapped over the body to keep it moist to the skin. The client then will lounge for 45 minutes in the wrap. No sweating just penetration of the solution.

 

 
 
 
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