Skagit Whole Health Center

Modalities

  • Acupressure / Shiatsu

    “Acupressure / Shiatsu technique refers to the use of fingers and palm of one’s hand to apply pressure to particular sections on the surface of the body for the purpose of correcting the imbalances of the body, and for maintaining … Read More »

  • Acupuncture

    The Empowering Nature of Acupuncture Acupuncture and other forms of Eastern medicine are becoming increasingly sought after due to their empowering nature, giving one back control of their body and health care. Many health issues are successfully and safely treated … Read More »

  • Cupping

    Cupping is a method of applying acupressure by creating a vacuum next to the patient’s skin. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) it involves placing glass, plastic, or bamboo cups on the skin with a vacuum. The therapy is used to … Read More »

  • Electroacupuncture

    Electroacupuncture is a form of acupuncture in which pairs of acupuncture needles are attached to a device that generates continuous electric pulses between them. Another term is Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS). According to some acupuncturists, this practice augments the … Read More »

  • Gua Sha

    Gua Sha is a healing technique used in traditional medicine. It involves palpation and cutaneous stimulation in which the skin is scraped with a ceramic spoon that results in the appearance of small red patches. “Gua” means to scrape or … Read More »

  • Herbs & Supplements

    For thousands of years, natural Chinese herbal remedies and herbs have been used to improve health, vitality, and overall life expectancy. The effectiveness of these herbs is continually proven as they are used to restore body functions to normal and … Read More »

  • Moxibustion

    Moxibustion is an oriental medicine therapy utilizing moxa, or mugwort herb. It plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Tibet, and Mongolia. Suppliers usually age the mugwort and grind it up to a … Read More »

  • Qigong

    Qigong or chi kung is a practice involving movement and regulated breathing which is designed to be therapeutic. In its origin, Qigong is a part of Traditional Chinese medicine. Qigong is mostly taught for health maintenance purposes, but there are … Read More »

  • Specialty: Pediatric Acupuncture

    Have you found yourself talking with another parent, sharing medical histories of your children’s ear infections or inability to control quick onsets of fevers? It seems like the antibiotics aren’t solving the problem, and maybe the pediatrician isn’t too sure … Read More »

  • Therapeutic Heat Lamps

    The TDP CQ-27 therapeutic heat lamp is unlike any other heat lamp. While most lamps use a common infrared bulb, the specially engineered TDP CQ-27 therapeutic heat lamp features a “black body” emission heating plate which is coated with a … Read More »

  • Tui Na – Chinese Massage

    Tui na is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy often used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, fire cupping, Chinese herbalism, tai chi and qigong. Tui na is a hands-on-body treatment using acupressure that is a modality of Chinese medicine whose … Read More »