A Whole Body Approach
At Shakthi we practice medicine that deeply values the importance of the relationship between the doctor and patient. Our integrative medicine approach is supported by years of research, allowing for the use of numerous forms of therapy aimed at treating the body as a whole to help you reach optimal health and healing.
By combining the very best therapies for healing, proven practices and modern medicine, we are better able to help relieve chronic pain, reduce stress, restore well-being and transform the resilience of our patients.
Here are some of the holistic therapies we offer to help our patients on their journey to healing:
Acupuncture is a complete medical protocol focused on correcting imbalances of energy in the body that can cause illness. ?If needles are inserted into these points with appropriate combinations energy can flow helping the body back into proper balance. The term is used to describe the insertion of needles in certain patterns in the body to induce a change. The treatment utilizes FDA approved stainless steel, disposable needles into acupuncture points.
There are 359 standard acupuncture body points. There are additional points on the ear and scalp which have their own system of points.
Dr. Jyothi Rao is certified in Medical Acupuncture from UCLA. She has used acupuncture to help many patients and can discuss if this treatment option is right for you.
Our infrared sauna is available for toxin elimination, joint, muscle, and tissue pain relief. Infrared saunas are effective in reducing stress, increasing metabolism and improving your immune system. It reduces the appearance of cellulite and helps your skin glow?with results in as little as 15 minutes.
The Biomat is an FDA licensed medical device that combines state of the art Far Infrared light and Negative Ion technology with the healing power of Amethyst crystal. Using the biomat regularly can increases metabolism, lymphatic circulation, and blood flow in the body. All of which lead to improvements that contribute to a healthier body.
Infrared rays work by penetrating deep into the body gently elevating the core temperature. Blood vessels expand, oxygen rich blood floods in and the body?s detoxification process is stimulated. Negative ions from the amethyst assist in the elimination of toxins and may help to balance internal organ function. The gentle heat promotes relaxation, helping to reduce stress and muscle tension.
Patients who have experienced the biomat regularly have had more energy and improved sleep.
Intravenous vitamin and mineral therapy involves injections of vitamin and mineral solutions into a vein in the arm. This treatment is a powerful way to enhance absorption of vital nutrients into the body.
Benefits of Intravenous vitamins and minerals are:
- Correcting nutritional and biochemical deficiencies
- Improving the function of cells and the immune system
- Protecting cells from damage
- Decreasing inflammation
- Detoxifying the system
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