Services

  • Chinese medicine: an umbrella term for an ancient system of diagnosis and treatment from China and nearby areas
    • Treatment modalities include acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, guā shā, tuī ná, herbs, and qì gōng: see descriptions of what we offer below

  • Acupuncture: the insertion of solid, sterile, single-use needles into various points on the body
    • Can benefit physical and mental health
    • Available in both private and community settings

  • Electroacupuncture: the stimulation of acupuncture points by passing electrical current through pairs of acupuncture needles
    • Different frequencies serve different purposes, such as alleviating pain or depression

  • Moxibustion (moxa): the burning of the Chinese herb mugwort, known for its warming and penetrating abilities, either on the skin (direct moxa) or near the skin (indirect moxa)
    • Due to ventilation concerns, only the indirect type is available at Even Out

  • Cupping: suction created on the surface of the body using a glass cup and fire
    • Notable for conditions such as asthma and back pain

  • Guā shā: the scraping of a ceramic spoon or specially shaped tool over an area of the body
    • Commonly used to treat neck and upper back pain

  • Tuī ná: a manual therapy originating in China
    • Typically used to treat pain and promote relaxation

  • Herbs: plant; mineral; and, traditionally, animal substances used to treat a variety of conditions by applying the properties they exhibit in their natural environments to the human body
    • Special-ordered in pill or powder form upon request