Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and
acupuncture has been developed over the last 2000 years and is
woven into the fabric of Chinese culture
TCM and acupuncture views the human body as an integrated
whole. It does not separate the physical, mental, or emotional
state of the individual. It also takes into account the environment
in which an individual lives.
TCM doctors and philosophers mapped the flow of qi or
“vital life energy” through the body over 2000 years
TCM and acupuncture aims to restore or maintain the human
body’s delicate balance. Chinese medical philosophy is based
on the premise that when the body is out of harmony there will be
disease, when the body has reached homeostasis disease ceases.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)and acupuncture can treat a
variety of medical conditions and supports traditional western
Typical symptoms TCM and acupuncture can treat: acute and
chronic pain, stress and stress related disorders i.e. migraines,
digestive disorders; menopausal symptoms, allergies, fibromyalgia,
PMS and menstrual cramps, infertility support, anxiety, addiction
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