- Acupuncture is one important modality used within Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote healing, improve functioning and prevent health problems.
Oriental Medicine refers to the comprehensive medical system practiced in the Far East originating in China over two thousand years ago. It is also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Oriental Medicine offers accurate diagnosis, effective treatments and clear guidelines for prevention and treatment of illness. As one of the oldest medical systems in the world, it is used by over one third of the world’s population, providing safe and effective health care.
Modalities include acupuncture, electro-acupuncture (micro-voltage stimulation of acupuncture points), moxabustion (heat treatment), herbal medicine, Tui Na (oriental massage therapy), cupping therapy (glass jar suction on skin surface), exercise (Tai Qi, Qi Gong), diet and lifestyle recommendations.