Dr. Gao is skilled in the use of indirect Moxibustion as a part of her treatment processes. This process can help with treating problems in the pelvic area. It is used in treating menstral cramps and in Western Medicine the same plant is used in treatment of breech births.
The use of the moxa stick and the Mugwort (artemesia vulgaris) plant is known to cause an increase in circulation and is good for some patients who have a cold or stagnent condition. Moxibustion assists with the flow of qi in the body.
You can read a full article on Moxibustion from the Acupuncture Today site.
Dr. Gao combines Moxibustion with other traditional Chinese medicine techniques to help body systems work properly.