Traditional Chinese Medicine

TCM emphasises a holistic approach to total health and well-being.  It was shaped upon ancient philosophy (Gas Monism, Yin Yang and Five Elements Theory), infiltration of social sciences, accruement of clinical experiences and countless experimentation which were documented by renowned ancient physicians into TCM pharmacopeia and literatures. 

Whether you are seeking treatment for acute or chronic health conditions or simply want to maintain your health at its peak, our experienced team can provide a complete health assessment and personalised treatment plan for you.  Treatment plan may include herbal medication, acupuncture and cupping to bring about effective healing and a renewed sense of vitality.

 

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focuses on the whole person as much as the specific medical condition.

 

Our team of licensed physicians creates a principle of treatment to address each individual's condition and unique body constitution, aiming to stimulate the body's natural healing potential and bringing the body’s internal biological balance back to normal.

 

Basic Concepts – Yin and Yang
 

The harmony between two opposing yet complementary forces known as yin and yang supports health while any imbalance between these forces can bring about illness and disease. The stages of human life, the functioning of the body and how it changes during disease are represented by the five elements of fire, earth, wood, metal, and water. Qi is the vital energy that flows through the body and is important for maintaining good health.
 
Herbal Medicines 
Herbal medicine formulas in Traditional Chinese Medicine consists of the leaves, roots, stems, flowers,
and seeds of plants as well as minerals and animal products. 
They can be provided as concentrated granules or powders as single herb or compound formulas.  Solely plant based herbal prescription can be provided based on patients’ requests too.

 

Acupuncture 
A typical acupuncture treatment involves involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into specific acupoints on the body to elicit a healing response by regulating the flow of "Qi" (气) in the body, thus restoring good health.

 

What the benefits of doing acupuncture?

TCM sees the human body as an organic whole, which is divided into opposite aspects of "Yin" (阴)& "Yang" (阴). When "Yin" & "Yang" are in harmony, Qi flows freely within the body, and a person is healthy. when there is an imbalance of "Yin" & "Yang" the flow of Qi is obstructed, and this manifests itself in ailments and sickness.

 

Acupuncture serves to restore a healthy balance of Ying & Yang, clears blockage within the meridians and strengthens Qi, which in turn reinforces the immune system. Along with a host of medical benefits, acupuncture also helps to cure diseases & alleviate pain by promoting flow of Qi & blood.

 

Cupping

Like acupuncture, cupping is a practice that has its foundation in the "Meridian Theory" of the human body to encourage movement of the "Qi" in both the body and the internal organs thoroughly. Secondly, it serves to rejuvenate meridians and internal organs that are not functioning at their optimum condition.

 

Scientifically, cupping has been known to stimulate the lymphatic system, promote blood circulation, and encourage deep tissue repair.

 

Tai chi 
A centuries old mind body practice, tai qi involves gentle, body movements with mental focus,
breathing, and relaxation.

Acupuncture and tai chi are helpful for pain relief. Diseases of the internal organs, muscular and skin are often attributed to a blockage of the meridians and can benefit from acupuncture and herbal medicines.

The practice of tai chi can help to improve balance and stability and Parkinson’s sufferers have been
known to benefit. Those with knee osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia generally experience improved quality of life and mood through regular practice of tai chi.
Moxibustion is practiced by burning a moxa wick made of Chinese wormwood or other herbs over patients’ skin at vital points. It sends heat and nourishing qi into the body and has been used to treat nosebleeds, pulled muscles, mumps, arthritis, and vaginal bleeding

 

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