Amy Morrison L.Ac, EAMP
Acupuncture: Technique for balancing the flow of Qi through the meridians in the body by inserting needles into specific points.
Cupping: Stimulates the flow of blood and qi with in the muscle layers. I will place small glass cups over specific areas of your body using suction.
Tuina: A massage technique to relieve pain tension and inflammation.
Guasha: Used to relieve tension and tightness. A specialized tool is used to gently scrape or rub the skin over the problem area.
Moxibustion: Uses an herb moxa or mugwart in English. It is used to warm acupuncture points or areas to quicken the healing process.
Auriculotherapy: Utilizing points located in the ear to calm the nervous system.
Electroacupuncture: Points are connected to electrostimulator to further increase the flow of qi.
Cranial Sacral: A type of gentle massage that works with the cranium and sacrum to calm the nervous system and increase circulation.
Acutonics: The use of tuning forks. A vibration is created and used on the acupuncture points to further stimulate them and increase the movement of qi.
I use only single use sterile needles. Each patient is diagnosed based on their specific presentation of symptoms. A treatment plan is then tailored to each individuals unique situation.
Top What to Expect From Your First Visit
A first office call with Amy is an hour and a half. This will include up to 30 minutes talking about your health concerns and allowing me to do an intake based on Chinese medicine. This intake includes pulse and tongue diagnosis. A treatment then lasts between 30 and 45 minutes. Return Visits are one hour.
I am contracted with most insurance companies. The following is a list of companies I am contracted with, however it's best to call on each individual plan. I generally call for each patient after the first office call.
- American Specality Health Networks Inc.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- First Choice Health Network
- Premera Blue Cross
- Puget Sound Electrical Workers
- United Health Care