Education

Qi Gong with Mark Drake

Greetings Knoxville! Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, most people are spending more time at home than ever before, but that doesn’t mean your health has to suffer! To support the community, we are posting exercises to keep your immune system in its best shape! Mark Drake has shared a wonderful short practice to open the Lungs and stirs the Wei Qi (Immune boosting energy). Since we can’t join together for Qi Gong today, you can practice at home. Mark suggests doing this 2 times a day if you can. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WihinyzCqO0&feature=emb_logo[/embed]
Get in touch with the many benefits of massage therapy

Get in touch with the many benefits of massage therapy

If you’ve never tried massage, learn about its possible health benefits and what to expect during a massage therapy session. What is massage? Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types: Swedish massage. This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you. Deep massage. This massage technique uses slower, more-forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries. Sports massage. This is similar to Swedish massage, but it’s geared...Read More
Acupuncture: An Overview of Treatment

Acupuncture: An Overview of Treatment

What can I expect at my first acupuncture session? Before your first visit, please complete the new patient form and waiver via our Vagaro scheduling system. Your practitioner will review your answers and discuss a treatment plan. You are encouraged to bring questions about your condition(s), and provide information about past treatments and procedures that you’ve tried or are using. Your first session will be a discovery session that will help your practitioner explore what challenges you face and how to create a treatment plan with acupuncture. Acupuncture treatment will begin after the discovery session has provided a diagnosis. The practitioner will place sterile disposable needles into strategic points throughout the body. You may feel a tingling, warming, numbing or radiating...Read More