Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture is a modality that has been around for thousands of years and is still widely practiced today. Specifically, it seeks to assist in achieving balance within the body. By looking at patterns, based on many years of observation, TCM offers a different perspective when it comes to diagnosis and treatment for dis-ease. TCM includes the use of Acupuncture and Chinese herbs and together is a very effective ways to promote and restore balance.
Acupuncture is a powerful way to simulate parasympathetics (Rest and Digest and Improve Mind Body Connection) and shut down sympathetics (Fight or Flight and the Stress response). Beyond parasympathetics and systemic balance, acupuncture can be used for specific local issues such as a sports injury.
Systemic wide complaints that are assisted by Acupuncture are: