Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient system of medicine originating up to 5000 years ago that has undergone constant evolution to it’s now modern counterpart involving consultation with many objective/subjective observations and practical treatment modalities.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine needles into the body at precise points predetermined by the acupuncturist. Associated Modalities are Electro-Acupuncture, Cupping and Moxibustion.
Moxibustion or Moxa therapy is a form of heat therapy that utilizes the burning of the herb Mugwort on or near the skin, this technique assists in stimulating the body by inducing heat to promote blood flow and overall maintain general health.
Chinese Herbal Medicine involves the appropriate prescription of a combination of herbal medicines to make a formula of herbs designed to treat a specific TCM diagnosis determined by the TCM practitioner.
Remedial Massage is the therapeutic application of massage techniques in consideration of actual health complaints involving alterations in posture/pathological tissues which may be detected through various diagnostic methods the therapist is trained to perform. Tuina is a similar, TCM version of Remedial Massage.