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Acupuntura - Medicina Tradicional Chinesa

Acupuncture - Traditional Chinese Medicine

Famous for its success in treating pathologies such as:

  • Muscular pathologies and osteoarticular degenerative processes

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Rheumatic diseases

  • Autoimmune pathologies

  • Gastro-intestinal pathologies

  • Menstrual disorders and Menopause

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Stroke sequelae and paralysis

Acupuncture (or acupuncture) has a long history, having been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 5,000 years. In the West, acupuncture is recognized as a therapeutic for pain because it causes a release of endorphins caused by stimulation of the needles on specific points and meridians of the body.

Chinese Medicine - acupuncture is recognized by the World Health Organization, which is the most widely used health system worldwide with about 2 billion users in more than 100 countries.

What you can expect from a Chinese Medicine (acupuncture) treatment at Casa Sakra:

  • Safe Medicine: Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture when performed by a competent practitioner has no risks or unwanted side effects.

  • Quality service: provided by qualified and experienced professionals. Our therapists integrate the clinical and psychotherapeutic aspects with the ethics and confidentiality that characterize the role of excellence of a health professional.

  • Personalized Treatment: Each patient is unique. Before treatment, a thorough diagnosis is made based on observation, palpation and clinical questionnaire. The treatment is directed at acute as well as chronic complaints, seeking to give the patient during and immediately after the treatment an effect of tranquillity and well-being.

  • Painless Treatment: The techniques applied by the practitioner of Chinese Medicine are gentle and painless.

  • Preventive medicine: Chinese medicine is an excellent system of prevention against disease, as well as ensuring very satisfactory effects in increasing vitality and longevity.

  • Efficacy: Three thousand years of uninterrupted use by a third of humanity constitute the most colossal experimental demonstration of efficacy ever produced by man. Its growing demand, mostly by the so-called educated classes, demonstrates the place it has already gained in modern culture.

  • Throughout the treatment the patient may experience a feeling of deep relaxation and well-being. You should not expect to experience any pain or discomfort associated with the treatment.

  • Our clinical experience has provided our patients with remarkable results.

Chinese Medicine treatment includes:

  • Diagnosis (observation, palpation and clinical questioning)

  • Acupuncture (application of very fine needles on specific points and meridians of the body)

  • Phytotherapy (selected quality herbal formulas)

  • Tui Na massage

  • Dietotherapy (prescribing an appropriate diet)

  • Auriculotherapy (treatment through the ear)

  • Moxibustion

  • Wind therapy

  • Physical practices (integrated breathing and energy circulation exercises, and meditation such as: Chi Kung, Tai Chi Chuan and some martial arts) considered prophylactic methods for health maintenance or forms of intervention.

Acupuntura - Medicina Tradicional Chinesa

The culmination of knowledge acquired over millennia of observing nature and understanding disease. Specialists in Acupuncture.

Célia Fernandes

Graduated in Traditional Chinese Medicine (ESMTC) in Lisbon.

Trained in Japanese Acupuncture Toyohar style. 

Trained in Jing Fang, Classical Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Founder of Casa Sakra, in 2009.

I grew up in Lisbon and throughout my adolescence I dreamed of being a professional dancer. It was Dance that led me to embark on the world of Internal and External Martial Arts, starting initially as a self-taught practitioner of Chinese Medicine.

In 2004 I graduated in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the School of Chinese Medicine and Nanjing University.

I practiced Martial Arts for 10 years and graduated in Yogatherapy from Swami Vivekananda University in Bangalore.

In 2009 I began my studies in Japanese Acupuncture by the Toyohari Association and since 2020 I have been dedicated to the study and prescription of Jing Fang, Classical Chinese Herbal Formulas.

Casa Sakra was born from a clear vision that success is based on the integration of knowledge and experiences in health and life.

Célia Fernandes

Mafalda Camões

Graduated in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Lisbon. 

Specialized in Chinese Herbal Medicine.

She started her studies in this area in 2012, and did a 5-year course in Lisbon at UMC - European partner of ChengDu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Since then she has been specializing in different acupuncture techniques including Japanese acupuncture and personalized Chinese herbal medicine (Jing Fang method).

"This is a medicine that has aroused a great passion and curiosity in me. It is, in a way, a medicine that becomes a way of being and living, approaching the human being as a whole and taking into account its environment and the importance of the connection with Nature."

Mafalda Camões

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