As a complementary part of the traditional acupuncture treatment, beside needles, patients can be treated as well by Moxa and Cupping therapy, depending on the complaint.
Moxa is a herbal fiber burning that helps patients to restore their Yang Qi. By warming the body it is very good at treating coldness, weakness and painful diseases, especially caused by wind cold damp. Plus moxa on acupuncture points can also strengthen an internal organ to prevent diseases.
Cupping it is a process to stimulate the meridians (tendons and muscles) by glass cups, (warmed by fire) or plastic cups. It promotes qi and blood circulation to relieve pain, clears internal heat to treat extra heat syndromes and treats many disorders without much pain. The disadvantage is leaving purple spots in the body skin.