Physical Medicine

At Meridian Passage Wellness, naturopathic physical medicine adds a unique element to your holistic experience. This area of practice encompasses a variety of hands-on techniques and therapies designed to relieve pain, restore mobility, and enhance the body’s natural healing processes.


Counterstrain is a gentle technique used to relieve pain and improve range of motion. It involves finding tender points and positioning the body to release tension in the affected areas. It’s effective for various issues, including joint pain, muscle spasms, and other discomforts, making it a versatile tool in pain management and rehabilitation. For more information, visit


Acupuncture, a cornerstone of Traditional Chinese Medicine, involves the insertion of small needles into specific points on the body to balance the flow of Qi (energy).

Electro-Stimulation Acupuncture

Electro-stimulation acupuncture enhances traditional acupuncture by applying a gentle electrical current to the needles. This technique is particularly effective for pain and inflammation relief.

Gua Sha

Gua Sha is a therapeutic technique that involves gently rubbing the skin with a smooth-edged instrument to help improve circulation.

Tui Na

Tui Na is a form of Chinese therapeutic massage that uses various hand techniques and manipulation to stimulate acupuncture points and the body’s Qi (energy). This helps to improve blood and lymphatic circulation in the body.

Osteopathic Adjustments

Osteopathic adjustments involve manual techniques to correct misalignments and restore mobility to joints and tissues. These adjustments help to improve the body’s structural integrity and support overall health and wellness.

Imagine a world where pain doesn’t hold you back

a world where your body moves freely, and each step is lighter

With physical medicine options, you get to rediscover the joy of movement and the freedom that comes with pain relief