Health Clinic we treat a wide variety of injuries, diseases and conditions.
Below, you will find a list of some of the more common conditions we treat including
which therapy is best and what you can expect from your treatment.
in mind that this hardly an exhaustive list and that each person and their
conditions are different and so the amount of treatments and type of
treatment necessary can vary considerably.
the information below to assess whether you need acupuncture or manual
therapy. In short if you are in pain it is best to start with manual
therapy, for all other conditions generally acupuncture is the best place
to start. If you have any doubt or questions please do not hesitate to
Allergies � Acupuncture has been used to treat
both seasonal and other types of allergies for millennia. A combination of
acupuncture and herbs can usually bring allergies under control within a
Anxiety and Depression � Chinese medicine offers a holistic
non-pharmaceutical solution to anxiety and depression in their many
different forms. Treatment involves acupuncture, herbs and shiatsu to
reestablish balance in the individual so they can face life feeling strong
and at peace with themselves and the world.
Arthritis � Arthritis can be a painful
impediment to enjoying life. Through acupuncture, herbs and dietary therapy
a person can see relief from the symptoms of arthritis in as few as just a
couple of weeks.
Asthma � Increasingly common in our day and
age, asthma is a multi-dimensional condition that is well addressed by the
holistic approach of traditional Chinese medicine. In more difficult cases
a strong commitment on the part of the patient may be necessary but some
relief is available to anyone who is willing to try acupuncture.
Back Pain � There are many types of back pain
but none are outside the scope of Asian Manual Therapy (qigong anma). In
China, manual therapy has been used for millennia to treat even relatively
advanced cases of disc herniation, scoliosis and
other problems such as lordosis (sway back), kyphosis and, of course, just a plain old sore back.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other
forms of pain, tingling and numbness in hands, wrist and arm � These conditions can often be
rapidly addressed with a course of manual therapy.
Digestive Disorders � Be it indigestion, acid reflux,
IBS, Crohn�s or any other gastrointestinal
condition acupuncture offers a holistic and comprehensive approach to the
problem. Book your appointment now to start on the road to recovery.
Fatigue � General fatigue and Chronic
fatigue are both conditions which are well suited to acupuncture.
Headaches and Migraines - Although often multidimensional
headaches and migraines often have a deep seated root best treated with
manual therapy. Even if some of the triggers for your headache or migraine
are bio-chemical, allergic or environmental the underlying cause is best addressed
through a series of manual therapy sessions.
Insomnia � Far to
common now a days, with a host of pharmaceutical choices many people would
rather address the problem holistically with herbs and acupuncture.
Joint Injuries and Pain (including Rotator Cuff, Golfer�s
Elbow (medial epicondylitis), Tennis Elbow
(lateral epicondylitis, Knee Problems and Hip
Pain) � Most joint pain arises from an imbalance of muscular tensions
acting on the joint. These problems can be effectively treated with manual
Plantar Fasciitis � Common among athletes and
non-athletes, plantar fasciitis is simply treated with manual therapy. The
treatments for PF can be a bit painful but the results are remarkable and
Reproductive Disorders � Dixie Hornby, the acupuncturist at Tao Health
Clinic, is a fellow of the American Board of Reproductive Oriental
Medicine. She has a wealth of knowledge and a tremendous amount of
experience treating reproductive and gynecological issues, including
infertility, PCOS, endometriosis, menarche related conditions, perimenopause, menopause and more.
Smoking Cessation � Acupuncture is a simple and
effective way to aid in the effort to stop smoking.
Sports Performance- Arising from the ancient warrior
traditions of China,
Asian Manual Therapy has a host of techniques and protocols for increased
athletic performance. Whether you are a weekend warrior or a professional
athlete manual therapy can help you improve your performance and keep you
injury free through regular maintenance.
Stress Tension � Any of the therapies offered at Tao
Health Clinic would be of great benefit to anyone who needs to lower there
stress levels. Shiatsu leaves the recipient feeling enlivened and relaxed.
Acupuncture can reach the deepest levels of our system to help alleviate
that stress which has begun to affect our health and wellbeing. Manual
therapy can work out even the toughest knots and areas of tension leaving
you feeling like new.
Weight Loss � Acupuncture is often the missing
element for those who have had difficulty losing weight or just can�t seem
to get rid of that last little bit.