What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in China some 5,000 years ago. With it’s outstanding clinical results in treating a broad range of medical health conditions it has spread through the west and is continuously growing in popularity and demand.
It is an ancient art, for modern medicine with more and more modern research to back it up, proving efficacy and results, which have been seen clinically for thousands of years. It is a very holistic approach to medicine and has it’s own unique understanding of the body, health and disease. There are many forms of treatment which come under Chinese Medicine such as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping therapy, gua sha, tui na massage and more. Each technique is used to facilitate change and balance in the body depending on what is wrong. It has a strong focus on prevention and ‘staying healthy’ so diet and lifestyle factors are addressed.
Our aim is to restore you to your optimum health and help you maintain this through knowledge, understanding and simple effective tools and techniques.