Moxibustion is one of treatment modalities that use a special herb named Mugwort to warm over acupuncture points or needles, and stimulate blood flow and lymph circulation. It generates tonic action for body and mind, commonly used for the conditions of cold and deficiency, as well as chronic illness, especially for those who don’t response well to any type treatment or who have a very low immune system. Patient also find it very relaxing after the treatment.
Auricular acupuncture is one of the widely used Microsystems of acupuncture . The acupuncture points found in the outer ear correspond to internal organs, joints, and central nervous systems. It use ears to treat conditions that are present anywhere in the body. Auricular acupuncture can be used as primary treatment method for some conditions like insomnia, anxiety, pain and hormonal imbalance or in conjunction with other acupuncture modalities.
Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are based on an understanding of health through balance. Health is a state of optimal balance, where all of your systems are working as they should.
Symptoms, such as pain or insomnia, are alerts to an imbalance.
To diagnose the imbalance, practitioners look for patterns through observation and by asking questions about the patient’s experience
Treating from the root
With treatments focused on the root of the imbalance and not just the symptoms or disease, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can treat an enormously wide range of conditions.
Treating with acupuncture
A 3,000 year old form of medicine, which is used for diagnosing and treating disease, pain, or physical conditions by stimulating various points on or within the body, or interruption of the cutaneous integrity by needle insertion to secure a reflex relief of the symptoms by nerve stimulation.
A safe, reliable and drug free option for health & wellness.
Cupping is another kind of treatment modalities that involves the placement of glasses, or plastic cups, that are sucked on the skin. It is commonly used for musculoskeletal pain as well as neck, shoulder and back tension. It is widely believed that cupping therapy can promote blood circulation and relieve the “stagnation or stasis” that is more like waste products or toxin, and thus directly speed up healing process. It may produce local bru ise-like mark afterward, which indicates the “stagnation or stasis” of body. Generally speaking, the more obvious the bruise-like mark the better indication of the body’s “stagnation or stasis”. It can be used before or after acupuncture treatment.
The use of herbal supplements has increased dramatically over the past 30 years. Public dissatisfaction with the rising costs of prescription medications, combined with an interest in returning to natural remedies, has led to an increase in herbal medicine use.
Chinese herbal medicine is a major aspect of traditional Chinese medicine, which focuses on restoring a balance of energy, body, and spirit to maintain health rather than treating a particular disease or medical condition.
Chinese herbal medicine works through the physiological action of the herbs, and pays special attention to the powers unleashed through combinations of herbs.
Herbal formulas may contain 4 to 12 different ingredients, to be taken in the form of teas, powders, pills, tinctures, or syrups.
The biggest difference between Western pharmacology and Chinese herbal formulas is that the Chinese formula is made specifically for an individual and the components can be often adjusted for the benefit of the patient.
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