Taking each person’s distinctive physiological characteristics into consideration, our professionals diagnose and treat each and every patient like our own family member. In addition, we provide preventative education and treatment before pathology develops. Check out our list of treatments and services below to learn more about what we can do to help you heal.
Used to regulate and restore the balance of the body in order to assist and accelerate the healing process. It is based on traditional Chinese theories; the flow of qi (energy) and xue (blood) through meridians or pathways that cover the body, somewhat like nerves and blood vessels. Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body at specific points shown to be effective in the treatment of many health conditions. Furthermore, acupuncture is known to provide quality effective healthcare that results in a healthier well being.
Moxibustion is the painless burning of the mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris) herb over acupuncture points. This warms and nourishes the area, and can move blood to increase circulation.
Working on the same diagnostic basis as acupuncture, Chinese herbalism works by re-establishing the natural balance and harmony within the body. A herbal prescription will include several herbs working together in combination to treat the person as a whole. It is this individual designing of prescriptions that increases the effectiveness of the treatment.
The cupping technique involves using suction with glass cups over certain areas of the body (such as back or abdomen). It is often used to relax muscles, relieve pain, and increase blood flow to the area it is applied. The sensation is similar to massage. Patients agree that this method of therapy is relaxing, soothing and quite effective.
DIET / NUTRITION
Diet, nutrition and lifestyle are important elements that round out the Chinese Medical treatment plan. We will educate you as to which foods or supplements should be added or eliminated based on your diagnosis, and wellness goals.
The philosophy of Traditional Chinese medicine is to strive to achieve a balanced lifestyle. With the responsibilities of today’s lifestyle, it can be a challenge to take good care of yourself, so that you can look and feel your best. During your visits, we will coach you on stress reduction techniques, exercise programs, meditation and relaxation. In addition, we will work with specialized practitioners in the fields of nutrition, hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and personal fitness should you need even more thorough guidance.
ACUPUNCTURE & WELLNESS CENTER
K-Town Acupuncture & Wellness Center offers a variety of natural healing services designed to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. We have a team of skillful professionals with the vast experience in the field to provide the best care in Oriental Medicine. Start your healing journey today by giving us a call.
I have been suffering off and on with severe muscle spasms in my lower back for years. Within 3 treatments (3 days) my spine was again straight and the muscles were out of spasm!Christine Dobbings (Rolling Hills Estates, CA)
As of March 2010, after 3 months of treatment, I was formally declared by my Endocrinologist of being Thyroid Disease free. I had undergone an intensive acupuncture and herb regiment with Dr. Grief and ever since receiving the results of my blood test, I haven’t popped a single pill and I feel great. My encounter with Dr. Julie marks an epoch in my life. I now know what it means to be healthy and confident that I can live my life like anyone else.Grace E. Kim (Rancho Palos Verdes)
I started seeing Julie in late 2007 for fertility problems. After a few months of weekly acupuncture visits. I was pregnant! I truly believe that with Julie’s help I was able to provide a warm, healthy environment for a baby to fertilize and grow into a healthy baby girl.Mindy (Rancho Palos Verdes)
Dr. Greif has been so informative, makes one feel comfortable, she does a wonderful job and her herbs are fantastic. I believe I will be doing treatments just to maintain from my inside out.Karen Cameron