Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is an ancient healing system that has evolved over thousands of years. This complex system utilizes an all natural, holistic approach to healing by addressing the root cause of both acute and chronic health issues and restoring balance throughout the body. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete healthcare system that utilizes holistic therapies that include: Acupuncture, medicinal Chinese herbs, Auricular Therapy, Tuina, Cupping, QiGong, Tai Chi, Guasha, and Nutritional Therapy.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, food is viewed as a form of medicine and a natural alternative to supporting, strengthening and balancing systems throughout the entire body. Chinese nutritional therapy utilizes both simple and complex principles to determine the types of foods to eat to boost immunity and heal disease within in the body.
Herbal Therapy is one of the primary modalities utilized in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Herbal therapy is used to treat both acute and chronic illnesses as well as disease prevention and support of overall health. The materials used in Herbal Therapy include all natural ingredients such as plants (roots, leaves, bark), minerals, and common herbs (cinnamon, ginger, orange peel). Chinese herbal remedies are some of the world's most sophisticated medicinal systems. These remedies are a natural and holistic treatment of ailments that can present both internally and externally. Herbal Therapy is often used in conjunction with Acupuncture to support your body's innate healing abilities.