MindBody Integrative Medicine & Wellness
Health and optimal living through natural, noninvasive wellness care and non-drug pain management in the Buffalo, NY area.
Through Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine (also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or Oriental Medicine), yoga and yoga therapy, and various eastern and western bodywork approaches, we seek to empower each individual with the power to heal and to participate in creating the experience of wellness and good living as they define it.
Acupuncture & TCM has an established clinical history of over 2500 years and is one of the oldest medical systems (along with Ayurveda) practiced worldwide. Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine encompasses a range of therapeutic approaches such as acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, 'tui na' medical massage, botanical medicine, meditation and meditative movement, general and prescriptive health exercises and diet optimization.
Due to its noninvasive nature and efficacy, acupuncture has been a focal point of western scientific research. The popularity of East Asian Medicine continues to grow on an international scale. In the in light of the current opioid epidemic in the US, acupuncture is sought as a non-drug pain relief option however, it benefits much more than pain conditions. Acupuncture & TCM is a comprehensive medicical system based on a theory that embraces the relationships between mind, body and spirit. East Asian Medicine treats a broad scope of health conditions:
- Pain (low back pain, knee pain, neck pain, headache, neuropathy and more)
- Cardiovascular (high blood pressure, hypertension, etc.)
- Common musculoskeletal disorders (carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome)
- Digestive problems (acid reflux, IBS, etc.)
- Psycho-emotional (depression, anxiety, trauma recovery)
- Smoking cessation / addiction support & detox
- Respiratory (seasonal allergies, asthma)
- Skin problems (acne, rashes)
- Fertility / reproductive issues / women's health & menstrual cycle regulation
- Men's health concerns (urinary difficulty, prostate health, performance & stamina)
- Stress relief
- Immune system support
Yoga, integrative somatic movement, breath and meditation practices are a lifestyle. Engaging in these practices brings greater awareness, informs problem solving, understanding of life purpose and deepens fulfillment. They also support and sustain the therapeutic aims and effects of acupuncture & Oriental medicine and bodywork approaches. Yoga therapy can constructively enable one to manage age related health concerns, overcome anxiety and depression, recover from illness or injury as well as navigate men’s health issues with prescriptive qigong and yogic exercise. Influences: Iyengar yoga, Kripalu yoga. restorative yoga, meditation, pranayama.
Bodywork & medical massage therapy has an established reputation for helping patients alleviate pain conditions rooted in postural and bio-mechanical dysfunction (such as low back pain, knee pain and other), facilitate recovery from musculo-skeletal and orthopedic injury, reduce stress, and promote circulatory function. Influences: sports massage, Rolfing and structural integration concepts, myo-fascial therapy, neuro-muscular therapy, Swedish massage, Shiatsu, Tui Na massage.
We are committed to helping you achieve optimal health and look forward to supporting your journey in total health and optimal living.
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