Qi Gong Classes
Many styles of acupuncture are utilized in Traditional East Asian Medicine (TEAM), each with unique techniques, diagnostic tools and theories guiding treatment. Most US schools focus on Traditional Chinese techniques, which was our foundational training at OCOM. However, we have additional training in Japanese techniques as well as other types of acupuncture. Below are the styles we utilize.
Traditional Chinese style needling
Point selection is based on particular symptoms and patterns of symptoms combined with tongue and pulse analysis. Needles tend to be inserted into the muscles and are left in place for about 20-40 minutes. Generally, a mild aching, tingling or warm Qi sensation (called De Qi) is elicited at or near the site of insertion.