Cupping


 

A form of traditional Chinese medicine, our practice utilizes glass cups and flame in order to produce suction on the skin. The cups are left for a prescribed amount of time, and then released. This practice detoxifies, increases circulation, and brings in fresh oxygen by pulling up from under the fascia layer of the dermis.

 

Cupping brings relief to patients for a variety of symptoms. Anxiety, fatigue, migraines, and even high blood pressure benefit from Cupping. The technique uniquely nourishes chronically tense and tight muscles in the neck, shoulders, and back— and aids in muscle recovery post-exercise. Cupping also clears lung congestion in both acute and chronic respiratory conditions.
30 Minutes, $45

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meet jelena 

Jelena Nikolajevic [ LAc, MSTOM ] studied acupuncture and herb theory at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in NYC. While in school, she had extensive training in both eastern and western medicine that covered subjects like pediatrics, orthopedics, dermatology, oncology, geriatrics, urology and gynecology. She studied under some of the best practitioners in and out of school where knowledge in Japanese acupuncture, shiatsu, tui na, and sports medicine was enhanced.  

Areas of specialty include orthopedics, anxiety, stress, digestive disorders, insomnia, migraine headaches, menstrual disorders, low immune system, genitourinary disorders, asthma and night sweating. In her practice she incorporates trigger point release therapy, tui na, applied kinesiology and muscle testing, nutritional and lifestyle counseling and Traditional Chinese herbal medicine.