Integrative Approach

posture analysis for alignment assessment; orthopedic assessment; back pain reliefWe apply the best combination of assessment and treatment techniques matched with your needs to ensure the quickest possible recovery time.Great treatments start with complete assessments. Thorough orthopedic assessment zeros in on the cause of pain, dysfunction, imbalance, and misalignment that led up to the condition.  Contemporary orthopedic assessment techniques combined with Chinese Medicine health pattern identification techniques enable a truly holistic understanding of each patient’s condition.

Assessment techniques include:

  • Alignment/Posture analysis (static and in motion)
  • Manual Muscle testing
  • Range of Motion testing
  • Manual Palpation
  • Orthopedic and Neurological Exam
  • Classical Chinese Medicine assessment techniques

Treatments at Cypress Acupuncture consist of a combination of techniques best suited for the condition being treated and the individual being treated.  Modalities are customized for each individual case and phased into the treatment plan based on the status of the patient’s condition, how they feel and how they are performing.

 

Dr. Julien utilizing alignment techniques; hip pain; severe pain; joint painTreatment techniques include a combination of:
  • Acupuncture (Motor Point and Classical Chinese)
  • Electro acupuncture (mild electrical stimulation)
  • Soft Tissue Release (targeted massage)
  • PNF Stretching (assisted stretching for mobility, alignment and strength)
  • Myofascial Release (massage releasing shortened muscle tissue and fascia)
  • Posture Correction Exercises
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Kinesiological / Athletic Taping
  • Moxabustion (warming technique using and herb that has a similar effect as acupuncture)
  • FAR Infrared (Infrared waves are known to help increase circulation and promote healing of body tissues)
  • Application of Topical Herbal Liniments
  • Gua Sha (Chinese Medical bodywork technique that releases knotted muscle tissue and fascia and reorganizes scar tissue)
  • Cupping (Chinese Medical technique that releases muscle tension and increases circulation to muscles and fascia)
  • Internal herbal formulas