Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) encompasses ancient Chinese healing techniques that include acupuncture, herbal medicine, qi gong, tai chi, dietary therapy, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, and tuina.
The goals of Traditional Chinese medicine are to:
- prevent or heal disease by maintaining or restoring yin yang balance
- keep the normal flow of Qi unblocked
- maintain or restore optimal physical and mental health
There are many dimensions of TCM therapy; typical treatments include acupuncture treatment combined with Chinese herbal medicine and dietary or lifestyle recommendations.