About Traditional Chinese Medicine

What you need to know about Traditional Chinese Medicine

What you need to know about Traditional Chinese Medicine  (TCM)  

  • TraditionalChinese Medicine (TCM)has been practiced for thousand of years in China and other parts of East Asia. It is the oldest continuously practiced medicine.
  • TCM is acomplete system of medicine, treating the root cause of a disease, so that the body can heal within.
  • TCM is a system of primary health care that includes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, moxibustion, massage (such as tuina), exercise and breathing therapy (qigong, taiqi,meditation), and diet and lifestyle advice.
  • While TCM is an ancient healing art, it is useful for modern ailments and can be used both preventatively and with other wellness approaches.
  • TCM identifies and treats the disharmony and imbalance within the body.
  • TCM restores and strengthens the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

KeyPrinciples of TCM

  • The body is an integrated whole
  • The person is completely connected to nature
  • The person is born with a natural ability to self-heal
  • Prevention is the best cure and this is the core concept in TCM

What can TCM / Acupuncture Treat?

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete medical system that is capable of diagnosing and successfully treating a wide range of conditions.

According to the World Health Organization, it is proven to be effective in treating, but not limited to, the conditions listed below:

  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Colds and flus
  • Dysentery, acute bacillary
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Headache Hypertension, essential Hypotension,
  • Insomnia
  • Knee pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Low back pain
  • Malposition of fetus
  • Menstrual issues
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Renal colic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder and neck tension and more!