Oriental Medicine is a 3,000 year old system of healthcare, which in present day is the primary form of healthcare for a quarter of the world's population. Oriental Medicine is an umbrella term which includes various modalities of treatment including: acupuncture, herbology, therapeutic bodywork, nutritional guidance, therapeutic movement and breath exercises.
The World Health Organization (WHO) cites acupuncture for the treatment of more than 43 conditions, some of which include:
- Carpal Tunnel
- Colds and Flus
- Digestive Disorders
- Gynecological Issues (PMS, Menopause, Infertility, etc.)
- Immune Deficiencies
- Joint/Muscle Pain
- Kidney/Bladder Problems
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Sports Injuries
Clinical experience demonstrates that many other urogenital, respiratory and circulatory dysfunctions can be successfully treated with acupuncture and Meridian Therapy.
At Natural Life Therapy Clinic we practice Kototama Inochi (Life) Medicine, a system of Meridian Therapy specializing in two ancient methods of pulse diagnosis. Japanese Acupuncture and a specialized form of therapeutic handwork termed Te a Te. Other integrated healing art forms include: Japanese Moxibustion (heat therapy), Sotai (muscle reprogramming), Kappo, (traumatology and movement), therapeutic breath exercise, Japanese/American naturopathic remedies, nutritional/dietary counseling, as well as herbs, supplements and homeopathics.