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Tuina is a Chinese style of therapeutic massage.
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Gua Sha is a technique in which the skin is rubbed or scraped to create redness.  In Chinese medicine, some practitioners use Gua Sha as their primary form of treatment for any ailment.
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     Pamela Alt, EAMP, LMP
   Whole Health Chiropractic
  2206 Queen Anne Ave N.Suite 201
      Seattle, WA 98109
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Moxibustion is the application of heat to an acupuncture point with artemesia vulgaris, or processed mugwort herb.  Treatments with moxibustion are done with careful diagnosis and point selection, as with acupuncture. It may be used by itself or in conjunction with acupuncture to treat illness.
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Cupping treatments use jars attached to the skin by vacuum pressure to alleviate congestion of the blood vessels and muscles.
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Here are some more informative links about cupping:
*Technical Cupping Information*
*Simple Cupping Explanation*

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