...that regards an appropriate balance of Qi (pronounced “chi”), or energy, to be necessary to health and wellness. All disease or illness can be attributed to an imbalance of Qi, and it is TCM's goal to develop and maintain proper harmony by promoting the healthful abundance and circulation of Qi. The system of TCM incorporates several treatment modalities including acupuncture, herbal formulas, diet, and lifestyle. See some of the commonly treated conditions.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely thin, disposable needles into carefully selected points on the body in order to redistribute Qi and encourage balance. You rest for 40-60 minutes on a comfortable treatment table in a private room. Most patients find it pain-free, relaxing, and enjoyable; many even nap. Because relaxation makes your treatment more effective, Lotus Center provides you with a space to be calm and to heal. Additional modalities include cupping, moxibustion, ion pumping cords, electrical stimulation and heat therapy.
Herbal formulas are tailored specifically to your unique diagnosis. Formulas are different for each patient. As your body responds to treatment, Selena modifies your herbal formula. Herbs are prescribed in powder, tincture, or pill form, depending on your prescription.
For many patients, Chinese medical treatment is a new experience, and Selena is always happy to explain these treatments to you in more detail, and answer any questions you have.