Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine incorporates different techniques to treat illness and
Acupuncture- the gentle insertion of fine needles into various areas of the body called acupuncture points. Acupuncture can help to restore balance in the mind and body, stimulating or tonifying Qi and blood and unblocking meridians. This is useful in pain conditions, internal medicine issues and general balancing of all systems in the body.
Cupping- the use of glass fire or vacuum cups that are placed onto the body to help move Qi, blood and stagnation assisting with pain management, clearing heat and toxins.
Moxibustion- a herb that is burnt directly on the the skin or used to direct heat into acupuncture points, warm the meridians and tonify the body.
Gua Sha- a scraping technique using a Gua Sha tool that assists with clearing heat, and moving qi and stagnation.
Chinese herbal medicine
Chinese herbal medicine has been used for thousands of years to treat illness and promote wellness. Herbs contain properties that can clear pathogens, viruses and bacteria, they can also support and enhance immune responses, regulate blood, tonify Qi, and support energy production. Herbal medicine is often used in conjunction with acupuncture to enhance treatment outcomes. Herbs are available in powders, tinctures, pills and in raw form.