Basic Acupuncture Treatment and Consultation
Acupuncture is a 3000 + year old medical technique in which the provider uses an individuals, tongue, pulse, verbal and physical assessment to aid in helping your body heal itself. Our acupuncturists treat the whole individual, focusing on improving the body’s functions. This is done with the use of thin, sterile, single use needles in the skin stimulating specific acupuncture points. Depending on the condition severity and each individual’s body these treatments can be limited to 1 or many. It is not uncommon to have other deeper conditions issues arise and need to be resolved during this process. We aim to get to the cause of why you are having pain. Not simply treating the pain locally, but addressing it throughout the body.
Acupuncture for Female and Male Reproductive Health
Dr. Foo has 25+ years of experience focusing on all aspects of male and female reproductive disorders. Including, but not limited to PCOS, endometriosis, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, multiple miscarriage, low AMH, high FSH, prostatitis, erectile dysfunction, progesterone and testosterone abnormalities, low or abnormal sperm count / function and unexplained fertility. She works with you, your western care providers and fertility specialists (if you are on that path) to balance hormone levels, increase egg quality and build your body to help not only get pregnant, but to have a successful pregnancy. these treatments treat the whole body with the use of acupuncture, however, it is not uncommon to have massage, herbal and nutritional counseling and suggestions involved for optimum results.
Abdominal Acupuncture Post Pregnancy, Surgery and Injury
This is a unique treatment done on an individual involving numerous fine, sterile needles that are inserted through the hands, abdomen and legs to increase qi and blood circulation resulting in a tighter abdomen, decrease of scar tissue, increase in mobility, decrease in pain and increase of organ function (including bladder control, organ prolapse etc).
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
A non invasive series of 12 treatments over 4-6 weeks that reduce and eliminate fine lines and creases in the face and neck while reducing stress in your entire body. These are 90 minute sessions done using many fine intradermal and acupuncture needles that are retained for 30-60 minutes. After which you face will be receive light gua sha, massage and cupping to increase collagen and circulation. After the series of 12 you will be reassessed and reevaluated to either change to seasonally, monthly or bimonthly treatments.
An acupuncture technique using a pen with disposable needle heads that stimulate the skin at between 9,000 and 19,000 rpm. to improve circulation, increase collagen, reduce fine lines, decrease scars, tissue damage, alleviate pain and paralysis in the face and body. Microneedling is done once every 2-4 weeks depending on your body and it’s healing time. We have a variety or serums special formulated for your skin type that we will put on during the procedure and are available for you to take home also. For those who are scared it will hurt we have numbing cream. However, most procedures are only done between .5 and 2 mm deep. Our protocol for alopecia is usually around 2-2.5mm deep and can be a little more sensitive. The results after the first few treatments can last several months – much longer. Depending on how well you follow your home care.
Acupuncture additional aids Cupping, Gua Sha, Electro stimulation, Moxibustion, Tui Na, Exercises, Auricular Acupuncture. These can be part of the actual acupuncture treatments.
These can be done either remotely or in house. Dr. Foo will ask you a series of questions and look at your tongue and if available pulse to help provide you with the best formula(s) from our 100’s of formula pharmacy. These often work wonderful for patients who do not have the time or monetary means for a massage or acupuncture treatment, but still want to help heal themselves. Herbal consultations work great in combination with acupuncture to help heal the body faster on a deeper level. Depending on the severity of one’s ailment and each individuals disorder, herbals can be taken from a few weeks too many months.
Traditional High Heat Sauna
We offer 30 minute sessions in our large 6 person traditional handcrafted hardwood and salt sauna. Bring your swimsuit and Relax alone or with friends in a peaceful relaxing environment. While enjoying the amazing benefits a traditional sauna can achieve on your health. There are numerous studies that show traditional high heat saunas can increase immune function by boosting the production of white blood cells, thus improving respiratory function. They also increase your endorphins and sense of well being allowing for a more peaceful restful sleep cycle. The high heat of our sauna improves blood circulation forcing the heart to work harder. This results in pain relief, improved skin tone and calorie burn resulting in weight loss. If needed we also have a private shower to relax in afterwards if you are looking for a flash cold effect and warm relaxing exfoliating sugar scrub available upon request.
Massage and Body Treatments
Swedish / Relaxation Massage
A gentle full body treatment involving manipulation on individualized muscles using effleurage, petrissage, tapping, percussion and smooth gliding stroke to promote relaxation for tense muscles and to relieve exhaustion.
Deep Tissue Massage
A penetrating massage that involves specialized attention to muscles deep in your body’s structure to relieve chronic stress and tension. This massage is more of an all over massage not targeting specific areas.
Sports / Athletic Massage
A deep penetrative massage for the active individual. Focusing on specific stretches, massage strokes and manipulation to specific muscle groups relieving sports and/or exercise induced soreness.
This massage is done on a massage table with special herbal infused oils directly applied to the abdomen to improve hormone function, egg quality and uterine function.
Specialty customized massage to address your body during pregnancy to relieve the stress and discomfort during your bodily and life changes. This massage can be done either side lined or with body cushions t
A fully clothed traditional Japanese massage done on a mat on the floor using gentle pulling and pressure on specific points using the meridian system, to help balance the energy flow throughout the body. The increase in energy flow will leave you full of energy upon completion.
A beneficial treatment to balance the flow of your bodies craniosacral fluid’s rhythm. Gentle touch is used to manipulate the joints in the cranium, parts of the pelvis and the spine. Leaving you feeling relaxed, refreshed and in rare cases tired as your body finds it’s way to heal.
Polarity or Reiki
A Hands-on and off treatment focused on working with the energetic field (universal life force) of your body leaving you feeling balanced and refreshed. This treatment can be done fully clothed.
Hot Stone Therapy Massage
A thermal therapeutic massage using heated basalt river stones to gently glide over the skin inducing a deep and relaxing state of mind. Basalt stones and rover rocks are used as both massage tools and set on the body to help increase blood flow and reduce pain and discomfort.
Raindrop Aromatherapy Massage
A massage that involves a unique blend of 9 essential oils using a combination of Native American and Tibetan energy techniques to relieve stress, alleviate back pain and r
A great way to help your baby relax and adjust to it’s new environment. Great in cases of traumatic births, falls, digestive complaints, sleep issues. A variety of craniosacral, acupressure, swedish massage and essential oils may be used.
emove toxins resulting in a balance of alignment in the body.
Salt Glow Treatment
A rejuvenating treatment using a combination of sea and Himalayan salts blended the specific massage and essential oils to remove dry skin and toxins from the body. This light massage, will leave your body with renewed moisture and circulation.
Individually specialized therapeutic treatment involving deep and penetrating work using pressure, rubbing, pulling and massage on the feet or hands to replenish the entire body and its systems. This can be done fully clothed as only the feet and lower legs need to be exposed. It is done lying down on a massage table face up.
We offer private one on one and family style yoga classes to all our patients. Dr. Petra Foo has been practicing yoga for over 40 years and is a registered yoga therapist. She practices traditional haha yoga and teaches classes for all ages and all stages of interest. In her classes she always gives alternative poses for those who are not quite as flexible as their neighbor. Our yoga studio is in a small quiet part of our healing center tucked away from all the chaos of the outside world. At this time, we ask that you please bring your own mat and towel for class in order for us to keep the studio as clean as possible.
Cooking, Juicing, Fasting and Nutrition Classes
We have a full teaching kitchen that we use for both one on one instruction, small group classes and for our social media vlog. As an undergrad, Dr. Petra Foo worked in as a vegan chef and baker and then a juice bar for many years before going to medical school. She has taken numerous courses in Mind Body Medicine through Harvard Medical School and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She uses her knowledge to combine both eastern and western nutritional medicine.