Ancient art with modern twist. Licensed acupuncturist, C. Xun Li, is deeply rooted in the tradition of classical Chinese medicine but also incorporates his knowledge of exercise science and healthy lifestyle into his practice. His professional experience includes from treating professional athletes to drug addictions. Most common ailments treated include sports injuries, chronic pain, anxiety, stress, and headaches.
Acupuncture is a powerful, time-tested tool in situations where our bodies need help returning to normal movement and function. Acupuncture works by stimulating muscles which have been shut down by compensation and releasing the muscles which have become overactive, acupuncture helps the body return to normal movement. It stimulates certain points along the nervous system, that improve circulation, stimulate the immune system, and reduce inflammation.
Beyond using needles, Li may also incorporate cupping therapy, guasha, and different forms of bodywork into the treatment to enhance the healing potential of the body. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which cups are put on your skin creating suction. The flame is only used to warm the air in the cup, it is not hot. People have it done for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.