One of Mateo’s first loves in acupuncture, the abdominal acupuncture system is gentle, powerful, and comfortable. It involves careful palpation of the abdomen at various levels to determine both root and branch of disease. Treatment involves selecting few points on the abdomen, very superficially, with little to no sensation felt by the patient. Can be used to treat many conditions, most commonly for pain, anxiety, and depression.
Mateo’s acupuncture style is very influenced by Kiiko, and he has been inspired by her work involving careful palpation of the abdomen and channels for years. He is guided by her example in the clinic and as a scholar of Chinese medicine.
Mateo apprenticed and co-authored the textbook with Dr. Nakano. These treatments are extremely gently and utilize very few needles. Results are often immediate and lasting.
NADA treatments have been used since the 80s as a foundation in the detox world for treatment of addictions ranging from heroine to meth to alcohol to food addictions. Mateo was trained in the Bronx in 2009.
Mateo was part of the first graduating class of the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute and the only certified practitioner in the area. He finds this work incredibly effective in treating even complex neurological conditions as well as pain.
Mateo had the chance to do courses with world-renowned Dr. Keown two years ago, and is an ardent advocate of his work, which has broken open the gates between Chinese medicine and conventional physiology and anatomy. He considers Dr. Keown one of the truly brilliant minds alive today, and a person that is changing the face of the medicine that Mateo practices.
This involves testing known allergens and giving a treatment that last three weeks. The results of this technique have been nothing less than incredible, with thousands of cases of cures or improvements in numerous allergy conditions. The potential here is astonishing.
This is the foundation of all practicing acupuncturists in the US. It is a concise methodology to systematically understand both Chinese medical physiology, pathology, and treatment. It is the underpinning of all other techniques that Mateo practices.
“Seeking treatment when you are sick is like digging a well when you are thirsty.”
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