What is Traditional East Asian Medicine?
- Traditional East Asian Medicine is an ancient system of medicine that originated in China more than 2000 years ago. Due to its time-tested effectiveness, it has been embraced throughout much of the world.
- It is a complete medical system that identifies, treats, and prevents illness.
- It is a medical system based on harmony with nature.
- It works by strengthening and focusing natural mechanisms of rebuilding and repair, allowing a patient’s health to blossom from the inside out.
Traditional East Asian Medicine is informed by centuries of keen observation, record keeping, and analysis of data. It can be used alone or it can complement the benefits of Western medicine. Traditional East Asian Medicine can also be used to help reduce some of the side-effects associated with Western pharmaceutical interventions.
Traditional East Asian Medicine includes: acupuncture, electroacupuncture, acupressure, Acutonics,
moxibustion, cupping, plum blossom, gua sha, tuina, Chinese dietary therapy and Chinese herbal medicine.