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My name is Homa Hashime and I am a naturopathic doctor and nationally
licensed acupuncturist by NCCAOM, working in District of Columbia and
Virginia. I've earned my bachelor in biology from Virginia Commonwealth
University, accomplished my doctorate in naturopathic medicine in Bastyr
University in Seattle, and my Master’s in the most ancient form of healing medicine, Acupuncture from Tai Sophia Institute, Maryland.
My trainings and experiences includes treating various acute and chronic conditions (stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD, women's health conditions such as infertility, dysmenorrhea, PMS, etc, supportive treatments for oncology patients, migraine headaches, allergies, metabolic disorders and varies painful joints and muscular conditions) using acupuncture, cupping and some naturopathic modalities such as craniosacral therapy and nutritional therapy.
I am also trained and well experienced in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, which reduces the lines of aging, tightens the skin, brings a youthful glow to the face, as well as treating the person as a "whole".
In addition, I am an Advanced Detoxification Specialist with comprehensive experience in auricular acupuncture for addiction and stress reduction. As a licensed acupuncturist I am trained in treating individuals constitutionally and symptomatically using the Five Element as well as TCM methods of acupuncture.
In my treatment room, I use my combine experiences and knowledge to provide my patients with outmost attention and service for their individual need. I am passionate for helping individuals reach their goal, weather it is health related or is personal growth. I strongly believes in healing power of this medicine and feel extremely privileged to know and use this medicine for treatment. My goal is to share this gift in partnership with each and every one of my clients. This medicine works because it moves energy flow and healing begins!
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. It might be one of the best things you do for yourself. I look forward to meeting you in person.
“The greatest wealth is health”
- HOMA HASHIME
Acupuncture is a Chinese therapy that has been used for centuries. It is based on the theory that there is energy, called chi or qi, flowing through your body. Chi is thought to flow along energy pathways called meridians. Blocking or imbalance of the flow of chi at any point on a pathway may result in illness. Acupuncture unblocks and rebalances the flow of chi to restore health.
Chinese acupuncture usually is done by putting very thin needles into the skin at certain points on the body to influence energy flow along the body's meridians. Other types of acupuncture may use heat, pressure, or mild electrical current to stimulate energy flow along these meridians.
Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation
Beauty is health on the inside and outside of our physical body. What is balanced inside reflect outside of us. Facial rejuvenation is the foundation to feel great, radiate outwardly, and age gracefully. It is a non-surgical method of treatment to reduce the signs of aging. Although face is the primary focus of treatment, the whole body benefits. Furthermore, the face and eyes will automatically begin to glow as the body regains vitality so does the appearance.
Cupping is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine dating back to fourth century. It is also an ancient medical treatment very popular in entire Asia and in Arab cultures.
Cupping treatment is performed by causing local congestion. A partial vacuum is created in cups placed on the skin either by means of heat or suction. This draws up the underlying tissues. Then the cup is left in place on the skin for a few minutes, blood stasis is formed and localized healing takes place.
Cupping therapy has been further developed as a means to open the 'Meridians' of the body. Meridians are the conduits in the body through which energy flows to every part of the body. Cupping has also been found to affect the body causing tissue to release toxins, activate the lymphatic system, clear colon blockages, help activate and clear the veins, arteries and capillaries, activate the skin, clear stretch marks and improve varicose veins. Cupping is the best deep tissue massage available. Cupping is very useful and very safe and can be easily learned and incorporated into your family health practices.
While cupping is considered safe, it can cause some swelling and bruising on the skin. As the skin under a cup is drawn up, the blood vessels at the surface of the skin expand. This may result in small, circular bruises on the areas where the cups were applied. These bruises are usually painless, however, and disappear within a few days of treatment.
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle non-invasive manual technique therapy used to evaluate and treat body functions. Craniosacral therapists use gentle touch to release restrictions in craniosacral system and improve the function of nervous system. Thus, it improves over all health including motor coordination, sensory and neuromuscular functions, and autonomic system.
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