TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE
WHAT IS TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE?
Traditional Chinese Medicine incorporates herbal therapy, massage, nutrition, and acupuncture in the treatment of pain and disease. Through these therapies the body is able to heal by restoring physical, emotional, and mental balance.
WHAT CAN BE TREATED WITH TCM?
Because Traditional Chinese Medicine restores the body to balance and harmony, almost any healing process can be facilitated by treatment. It is most effect in the treatment of stress and hypertension, chronic pain, lung function, chronic infections, emotional instability, stroke and vascular impairment, migraines, addition, and treating chemo and radiation side effects.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE NEEDED?
There is no set number of treatments needed. Although most patients feel and experience relief after the first treatment, like any condition, long term or permanent relief often requires multiple treatments. There are multiple determining factors such as: Age, level of wellness, type of condition being treated, how long the patient has had the problem.
WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?
HOW DOES ACUPUNCTURE WORK?
There are many theories to how acupuncture works, one common belief is that the insertion of a needle at a specific point stimulates the nervous system to respond as directed to promote healing in the area affected by the point.
IS ACUPUNCTURE PAINFUL?
The puncture of the needle itself is rarely painful when placed by a licensed acupuncturist. Patients have reported sensations such as numbness, tingling, and pressure, which lasts for a few seconds. During treatment, the patient regularly experiences a feeling of relaxation and well being.